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Rape… Is ‘Justified!’

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The occasion: Young catholic, Christian Nuns raped at a place called Chhapra, in Bihar, India, in October 1999.

Three of these Rogues had encircled one of the Nuns, and Taunted her with these words: “How many Priests we kill; how many Nuns we Rape… Why haven’t Christians like You learnt even now? Just Run Away (from this Country).”

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The words above the graphic are a rough translation of the text in the snippet above. That itself had been culled from the well know Tamil magazine ‘Ananda Vigadan,’ of 3.10.1999, under the title: The Continuing Horror. According to my practice, I cut and paste things like these in my Bibles. This one is at the 7th chapter of Acts. …Stephan killed, Nuns Raped.

The incident having taken place in (far away) North, it was prominent enough for Ananda Vigadan, a typical Tamilian magazine, to track it out, and to interview one Baikunt Lal Sharma ‘Prem’, secretary of the All India Vishva Hindu Parishad, typically famed as the the VHP. Incidentally, the ‘Prem’ at the end of his name, seemingly his nickname, as We All know, means Love.

Now this was the question put to him by Ananda Vigadan: “Do you consider the Raping of So many Christian Nuns as Right?” (This could also be translated as: Do you Justify…).

Here’s his answer: “This Attack is Nothing but the Awareness and Awakening that has taken place among the Hindus regarding their Safety(!). No Hindu with Love for his Country can allow this encroachment(?) by a foreign religion. Hence The Attack (The Rape) is Justified.

I do think encroachment is the best translation for ‘Ooduruval’ there. As You see, I have attached the snippet from the magazine.

As comment, I find it Stupifying, Stupendous, and Flabbergasting that the word ‘Safety‘ should be used by a community that is about 88% strong, against a community that has Not crossed 3% despite 2 Centuries. And one that is Known Not to be Violent. (My brothers in the North East do spoil the record).

And Love for the Country? Do they mean We do not Love Our Country? Are the Armed Forces of India Ill represented by Christians and Muslims?

vhp secy baikunt lal sharma prem

And the man who says all this is called ‘Prem,’ …Love! Baikunt Lal Sharma ‘Prem’, secretary of the All India Vishva Hindu Parishad of that time.

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But I do not recall the Catholic Church having Apologized for the ‘Inquisition,’ the excesses during the ‘Crusades,’ and the Sexual Abuse of Children of Modern Times.

So what is the big deal in Canonizing Mother Teresa? …The catholic church is such a Viper’s Pit, that even the (current) Pope has to tread Softly, Oh-So-Softly, as he issues many Sensible comments. As the most recent one:

Pope Francis Cars

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Well, depending on the media, they will use particular Nouns, Verbs and Adjectives. Here, this one has used the words: ‘Lashed out,’ but it sounds like, as I have always said of this man, ‘Mewing‘ to me.

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What does it all come down to?

Those whom Common Sense says are on the Right path Mew, and those who dare Rape Our Daughters and Sisters Roar, and DO it. Let’s put our Thinking Caps on, and GET INTO ACTION.

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Who is NOT Guilty?

Can at least these Our Times be Clean? Will at least Our Children Live in Peace? …This Will Not Happen Unless We Speak Out, and Keep Speaking Out.

Came across this article this morning, while searching for something else. It ends with the words: “Who speaks today of the Annihilation of Christians under Islam?” …We can commend this person for speaking out for his/her own. But, Who is NOT Guilty? Below: Image from article. Reference at bottom. Have also given an excerpt from the post there.

Girls crucified

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Who is NOT Guilty?

Christians? What of the Crusades? Do We think Rapes and Murder and Looting did not happen then? …Or the War in Bosnia? What of the placing Bombs Public places by the Irish? What of Britain keeping Whole Countries as Slaves? A Systematic, Prolonged and Life – Sucking Annihilation? What of the Slaves during US history?

There are those who would Rejoice in seeing the name US there. What about russia’s ‘Siberian’ Camps? Britain has at least given Freedom to ‘its’ countries today. russia still holds whole Civilizations Slave.

Let us think of Pol Pot. Of Japan of old, eg, during WW II.

Accounts of the Indian partition, the GODHRA incident, and the events at KANDHAMAL do not give a clean chit to Hindus either.

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Things Cannot end with saying: ‘Ok, Everybody is Guilty.’ It has to go further. We have to Clean up Our Own Stables. Democracy allows CITIZENS to rule its rulers. If WE do not Speak out, We are also Guilty. More So, as We live in Better-Educated times.

Let us Speak out against Every form of Corruption, evil, Badness, and Crime.

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Picture above, and Excerpt below, from:

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April 24, marks the “Great Crime,” that is, the Armenian genocide that took place under Turkey’s Islamic Ottoman Empire, during and after WWI. Out of an approximate population of two million, some 1.5 million Armenians died.

In her memoir, Ravished Armenia, Aurora Mardiganian described being raped and thrown into a harem (which agrees with Islam’s rules of war). She managed to escape. In the city of Malatia, she saw 16 Christian girls crucified: “Each girl had been nailed alive upon her cross, spikes through her feet and hands, only their hair blown by the wind, covered their bodies.” Such scenes were portrayed in the 1919 documentary film Auction of Souls, some of which is based on Mardiganian’s memoirs.

Put differently, silence is always the ally of those who would commit genocide. In 1915, Adolf Hitler rationalized his genocidal plans, which he implemented some three decades later, when he rhetorically asked: “Who, after all, speaks today of the annihilation of the Armenians?”

priest, bishop and pope in…

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When I was in the Seminary, all of nearly 30-35 years ago, there was this joke on the three in hell in about 3 sentences. Got some ideas, so have expanded it. Definitely this is Irreverent humour, but like all my posts, supposed to make Us Think.

Caution:

In the movie, ‘The Son of the Mask,’ the man loses his job, but while phoning his wife, says, “Junior Pooped, which is a Good thing.”

This post is NOT for those who think that Everything and Anything that priests, bishops and popes ‘do’ is a Good thing. There, I have Warned You!

Note:

Heaven and hell are Not ‘places.’ Mentioning this, Just in case.

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The Angel at the Gate was calling out, ‘Next,’ but St. Peter stopped him. He was finding his ‘table’ too wobbly.

‘Where is my Old table,’ he said, ‘and Who ordered this new one?’

“But We just saw it Well advertised,’ said the Angel in charge of Stores, ‘and We thought You might like it.’

“How much did You pay for it?” he asked. “Rs. 2,000,” said the Angel. “For its quality, Rs. 1,000 would have been quite enough,” said Peter. Too much TV, he grumbled, told them to remove that ‘Table-Mat,’ and got his favourite, reliable, old one back. And he told them to send the next person in.

And he saw good fathernogood being brought in. Peter smiled. He did not need much time to send him to the ‘right’ place.

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fathernogood was in shock after getting that sentence. he heard Snickers from both the sides, and found many of those whom he had known on earth, many of them his parishioners, grinning and snarling at him. he was horribly embarrassed, and his height immediately got reduced by 5 centimetres. But his time was Just Starting!

he had had a cook, and had eaten well. Besides his TV, he had had an expensive video player, and a $ 1,000 camera, though he had not been a journalist, and which camera he had not used much, and which he had not known how to use! he used to dutifully consult some books and prepare a Sunday sermon. he used to see to those who wanted to offer ‘Masses,’ and fill in the registers.

“But you never invited us to Sit when we were in your office, though you had dutifully put a few benches in front of your table,” said a voice beside him, which quite shocked him. Fellows there seemed to know what one was thinking! “Except for those who arrived in Cars,” retorted another voice. fathernogood cringed.

In spite of his new hooves, his feet were burning him. The whole place was Infernally Hot! The whole place was a dark red, very smoky, very hurting to the eyes. he too started to hobble and shift from one hoof to another, like all those around him. he was glad that even the devils had to do it.

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fathernogood’s eyes popped out when he saw his bishop, good old mylordworse coming that side. he started to kneel to kiss the bishop’s ring, saw that it was missing, and remembered that those kinds of things were Out-for-Good from now on. bishop mylorsworse had been very regular in opening new buildings like churches and schools, used to visit all the convents, etc. he had specified even the colour of his ceiling fans for the home of his retirement. Oh, how he used to loll on his chair, and tell the congregation, “You are all Garbage.” Evidently, all his days of living in air conditioned rooms and traveling in a/c cars was over.

“What, you too!” said fathernogood to his old bishop, who glared at him.

“And Hush, do not make so much noise,” said bishop mylordworse, “popetheworst is busy digging with his spade. A work he is Not at all Used to. Haha!”

Whereas popetheworst had also gone around with a rosary in his hand, and had his photographs taken on his kneeler, and all that.

“Digging?” asked nogood. “Do we have to do work like that also?”

“Oh, that is something special devised for popetheworst,” said lordworse. “satan had decreed that hell is not deep enough for theworst. Actually many of the old popes are doing that.”

“bishop,” said nogood, “i always had a doubt. Whatever happened to all those Inquisition and Crusade fellows, with all that blood on their hands?”

Before lordworse could answer, if he was going to do that at all, one of the little devils gave them both a goodly poke with his red hot trident. ” Break it up, break it up,” he said. “What did you think? This is a Tea Party? Keep moving, keep moving.”

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“Michael, just how did those crusades and inquisition fellows get in here?” asked Peter, who had also heard nogood’s last question.

“Oh,” said the Archangel, “The Lord had called You over for one of Your Famous rounds of Golf, and one Your assistants had been sitting here.”

“Take him off the roster,” said Peter, “and see that he never sits on this Chair again.” And he was glad that the ‘Table-Mat’ was away, anyway!

PS: The ‘Table-mat’ thing is an Inability on the part of our TV presenter to pronounce it right: namely, Table-Mate.

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