Muslim Terrorists Raid Christian Family Home, Take The Father And Execute Him In Front Of His Family And Then Take Knives And Stab His Daughter To Death

ISIS promised to liquidate Christianity from Egypt. In what is the sixth murder this month, Muslims raided a Christian family, took the father, and executed him in front of his family before taking knives and butchering his daughter:

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian man and stabbed his daughter to death inside his home in northern Sinai, the seventh such killing in a month’s time in the restive region, officials and a Christian priest said Friday, prompting hundreds of Christians to flee from the area for fear of being targeted next.

The militants stormed the home of Kamel Youssef, a plumber, on Thursday and shot him to death in front of his wife and children in the town of el-Arish, said two officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to reporters. Militants then kidnapped and stabbed his daughter before dumping her body near a police station, a priest in the city said. It wasn’t immediately possible to confirm his account.

No militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack but earlier this week, Egypt’s Islamic State group affiliate, which is based in the Sinai Peninsula, vowed in a video to step up attacks against the embattled Christian minority. A spate of killings by suspected militants has spread fears among the Coptic community in el-Arish as families left their homes after reportedly receiving threats on their cellphones.

A day before Youssef’s killings, militants killed a Coptic Christian man and burned his son alive, then dumped their bodies on a roadside in el-Arish. Three others Christians in Sinai were killed earlier, either in drive-by shootings or with militants storming their homes and shops.

The priest told The Associated Press that he blamed lax security and that he himself has left the city for fear of being killed. He said that hundreds of others have also left. (source)



  • Cuzick

    Let us continue to pray for our
    Coptic Christian brethren.
    Kýrie deíxe éleos

    • Kamau41

      AMEN, AMEN!!!!!

      • Cuzick

        Saint George as your profile Icon shows your Apostolic mindset and and passion for God and love for the body of Christ brother Kamau41 !
        Hopefully we will see a flood of other Apostolic minded Christians join us on this site. Fight on !

        • Kamau41

          Indeed Cuzick. Thank you. May the great St. George hear our prayers. Without question, we will and must continue to fight on all the way to the end.

  • A holocaust is happening in Egypt and nary a peep from the world except on this site!

    • Steven

      I’d be pretty darn shocked if anyone reported on this… because, you know, them being Christians and all.

      Nobody wants to offend the Muslims.

    • irish crusader

      because fakestream media they also ignore the starving people and the wars in south sudan and darfurs

      • Yeah. Nothing like Keeping Up With The Kardishians to generate money than starving Christians.

    • Newf

      Shocking it is.

    • Newf
      • Thanks for this. I have read about this a few weeks ago. It is a mess. The Pope is really, really in a tough spot. On one hand, he is concerned for the well-being of the flock in China, and on the other hand, the Scriptures exhorts us to submit to government authorities as long as the government does not issue edict that violates the Scriptures.

        Therein the problem. The Chinese government, by its own nature is atheistic, and to have a state appointed cardinal that is approved by the government puts the Vatican, the cardinals, bishops and all the lay people in a pickle.

        Cdl. Zen has the right approach. It’s better to submit to the Vatican than to submit to the atheistic government. Yet, if the Vatican submits to the atheistic government, what is Cdl. Zen to do?!

        Well, Cdl. Zen is to do what the Russia Orthodox did when Communists took over church and sent the faithful underground into the catacombs, just like Christians did during the Roman times before the Edict of Milan in 314 AD, where Emperor Constantine made Christianity a legal and recognized religion.

        Those are the future of the Church and an ever present reality. We are going to see more of the Faithful opting to go underground instead of submitting to the oversight of the government where sermons and even hymns are searched for approval.

        • Newf

          Your welcome , but a few things concerning this situation.

          In the church presumption is a mortal sin , Cdl Zen n the underground Catholics fully understand this. You see there is no salvation outside of the church, if they are cut off from the Throne of St Peter and handed over under the authority of the Godless government, its hell for them.

          Pope Francis isn’t concerned about saving souls or protecting his flock, his actions have shown the opposite on a number of occasions , this pope is more concerned about climate change n secular solutions. unlike Pope Pius during WWII who did everything he could to keep his flock safe , pope Francis seems to think appeasing secular governments is far more important . The church teaches there is no salvation outside of the church. The pope is fully aware of this, so if he does this to them he knows exactly what he’s doing . This is a grave error if he does this and a grave betrayal to both The a lord who is the popes boss n his flock. The keys are the authority we subject to under the Lords promise. It don’t matter who holds the office , popes come n go , but the throne stays intact.

          This isn’t based on one piece of scripture, the church teachings are far more complexed than that, Sacred scripture isn’t her only teaching authority , the church was founded on the apostolic teachings and the authority of the keys, the guranteee of the Holy Ghost guidance when defining god dogma even down to interpreting sacred scripture wihich St Peter Binded to be sealed.

          They will have two choices if the pope betrayed them. either become martyrs by refusing the authority of the Godless government so their souls can be saved or becoming apostates and loosing any chances of salvation. They are far more concerned about their souls than their bodies which is very Catholic. Simply put, the pope if he betrays them To the government will be condemning them to death. Pope Francis is no pope Pius. And this action if he does betray them, will further condem him as a heretic an a enemy of the church in the eyes of the faithful around the world. There will be a movement to have him removed as he will prove himself unfit to govern the church. the pope is on trial here, first with the Dubia and now with this situation. And he knows it.

          Church teaching decree which has Cdl Zen taking a stand.

          (Council of Florence, Decree Cantate Domino; Denz. 714;)
          firmly believes, professes, and proclaims that those not living within the Catholic Church, not only pagans, but also Jews and heretics and schismatics cannot become participants in eternal life, but will depart “into everlasting fire which was prepared for the devil and his angels” [Matt. 25:41], unless before the end of life the same have been added to the flock; and that the unity of the ecclesiastical body is so strong that only to those remaining in it are the sacraments of the Church of benefit for salvation, and do fastings, almsgiving, and other functions of piety and exercises of Christian service produce eternal reward, and that no one, whatever almsgiving he has practiced, even if he has shed blood for the name of Christ, can be saved, unless he has remained in the bosom and unity of the Catholic Church.

          The Cdl a prince of the church a watchman, is an extension of the popes authority in Rome. This authority will be stripped from him as a prince of the church, he will have no say in the faith of his flock under his appointed regions the government will have authority instead. This puts him in a situation that he will have to resist the popes orders in under to maintain under the authority of the keys given to heaven ,

          A hard spot to be in. But it will be the only way he can maintain the salvation of the flock under his care. The pope could have him excommunicated as a result of his disobedience, but that don’t matter, As long as Cdl Zen stands his ground the flock will be safe. He may be backed into a corner like St Athanasius was back in the day during the Arian heresy. So we shouldn’t be too surprised if this actually happens, as the modernist heresy is beginning to peak within the church n reveal itself as the ugly evil apostasy that it is. The Arian heresy last for about 80 years I believe? I’ll have to read it again, me memory is shot to hell. This crisis is nearing its 60 th. I’m sure you’ve read read about the Arian heresy crisis, well according many theologians n scholars and a number of bishops in the church who are trying to keep a low profile , this is a repeat of it only far worst with more devastating results.

          Troubled waters Trevor , rowing hard, them poor dear Chinese brothers n sisters are smack dab in the da middle of the eye of the storm, waiting for it to hit them. Cast rosary nets into the sea for them.

          • True, Pope Francis is not Pope Pius XII, however, we must remember even Pope Pius XII was in a thoroughly tough spot. When he spoke against the Germans, more Jews were killed, and when he was silent, the Jews were spared.

            So, the Pope engaged in stealth, using the analogy the Lord used, “Do not let your left hand know what the right hand is doing,” by ordering monasteries, parish, and whatever land, building that belonged to the Church to shelter the Jews, even it was done at great risk. A number of pious Catholics were rounded up, some were executed on the spot, and some went with the Jews to the concentration camps to be liquidated. Orthodox Christians similarly experienced persecutions in sheltering the Jews, and a few Protestants did likewise.

            Anyway, I understand what you are saying. As the Catechism states, the final judgement belongs to the Lord, and even if Cardinal Zen was excommunicated by Francis for refusing to submit to the state’s choice in bishop, I believe the Lord Jesus Christ, who weighs all things without partiality, will judge in favor of Zen over Francis.

            However, the good news is, Christianity is exploding in China in spite of the communist crack down on “illegal” church. As a great saint once said, “The blood of the martyrs are the seed of the Church.” I sense the Holy Spirit is working miracles in China, and Cardinal Zen perhaps is part of the Holy Spirit’s instruments to blunt the communists attempt to destroy the holy, apostolic, catholic Church there.

          • Newf

            The church has always taught: for the bishops n priest that when your superior orders you to do something that is a grave sin , you must resist n obey God instead.

            Cdl Zen is doing the right thing here for protecting the flock ( doing his duty ) not throwing them to the wolves out of obedience to the pope. But resisting the popes betrayal instead. The pope if he betrays them all including the Cdl to the Wolves n abandons them as their holy father , will face Our good Lords rage over this!

            The pope is considering rattin on them, quite the opposite to what pope Pius did me son, quite the opposite , must be that god of surprises whispering in his ear again, me thinks.

            Pope Pius was a good pope, you’ve been reading I see , good stuff , good stuff n yes he’d help Protestants too, even hide some in da Vatican, British soldiers on da run I believe. N German Protestants who resisted hitler, did what he could. N they got involved with his underground operations, everyone was taking risk, but what a network he had on da go. All to save peoples lives. Yup pope Pius was a good holy father in hard times . Pop loved him, had a plate hung up by the wood stove with his picture on it. Always good to have a picture of the holy father in da house he use to say.

            Did you ever watch the old movie called: the scarlet n the black , it’s about that hard time. Good movie, don’t make movies like that anymore.

            This is what I do know, the Pope has no authority to throw souls out of the church against their will to wolves for the slaughter, not even for secular political reasons me son, he has no right or authority to overthrow Almightys authority n divine law concerning this. He took the oath to be fisher of men to guard n protect them as best as he can, just like pope Pius did.

            China is exploding with conversion to the catholic faith, but what good is it if they are all cut off from the Holy See n their supreme authority Is a Godless government instead ! No benefit. Which is why I figures, they is in a Catholic spring , that government knows its rising n wants total control of it. How dirty is that dat hay.

            I hope your right, me son, I hope your right. I spose the catacombs will grow in china.
            Also heard this Godless government is struggling against growing political opposition. Good sign if it’s a honourable one.

            Some hard goins on, in da world da day.

          • I like you. You are a good soul. It’s funny… my father’s bloodline traces back to Wales to the 12th century.

            What you say…it’s like listening to a wise man at a campfire. You have wisdom learned from your father. A rare thing these days, I suppose.

    • Higlac

      Bare Naked Islam sometimes also covers incidents like this. In any case, it’s my understanding that Ms. Bonni Intall-Benstock and Mr. Walid Shoebat are friends who share information on enough of this EVIL news that nobody of the “mainstream media” wants so much as to touch even with a 10-metre (let alone a 10-foot) pole. However, indeed it’s here that we have to come to learn about what’s happening with our Christian siblings elsewhere in the world. Even CBN (the “Christian Broadcasting Network”) isn’t as thorough or as reliable, as far as I know.

      [Other sites to keep an eye upon nevertheless are “Blazing Cat Fur”, 1389 Blog counterjihad, Vlad Tepeş Blog and – perhaps the best of all in this list –]

    • David W

      And I wonder how many churches in the west will mention it on Sunday, much less pray over it.

  • Newf

    Off topic, but me thinks prayers are needed tonight. For Trump n all his supporters, if anyone thinks Trump is evil this just might put doubts in them minds, antichrists types never has spells cast on them to do them harm. If Nan was alive she’d say…..Devils are after Trump.

    • Vinny Zee

      Was just coming to comment on this. Yes, be praying tonight. Our battle is not against flesh and blood but against the principalities and powers in the dark places!

      • Cuzick

        Yes we will pray with you

        • Vinny Zee

          Thank you. Began right at midnight.

    • Kamau41

      Read this last night. It’s absolutely demonic by far. We need and should be praying for Trump and this entire Adm. along with this nation daily with the Rosary. Thanks for bringing this up.

      • Newf

        Aye, we are hitting rougher waters my friend. Prayer of excorism, St Micheal for the president n his supporters, pit is letting out a bit more smoke tonight me darlin.

        • “Aye, we are hitting rougher waters my friend.”

          Kamau41 and I have been busy rowing this boat through these stormy water. Want to join us? I often have to leave 41 by himself so I can man the gun and return to row by his side.

          • Battle speed

          • Aye, aye, chief.

          • Kamau41

            We are gearing up.

          • There is a Kushal Das who commented above. I think he wants to get in the ship. But he asks which ship?

        • Kamau41

          Yep! The waters are only going to get much rougher soon enough.

  • Vinny Zee

    Be praying tonight at midnight for our president, nation and the Church:

    “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.”

    However, let us not forget the persecuted church. Our brothers and sisters in Christ who maintain their witness in the face of daily persecution.

    • Cuzick

      Continue to pray for the Shoebats , Keith , Rescue Christians and all who support this work. They are continually at the tip of the spear in this fight against wickedness ! Thank you Holy Spirit for your guidance, strength and protection upon their lives.

      • Juan

        The Shoebats make a great work and Walid’s intuition about Turkey, Erdogan and sufism is, I think, 100% right.

        • I like you Juan. Lets hope when I err that I find you there correcting me 😉

          • Juan

            I will be here for sure, trying to do my best, brother 😉

          • David W

            I will light a candle at Vespers for all the Shoebateers who love His Church and His truth! Lent is almost upon us….

  • JamieAllen

    I might go to hell; but I hope Jesus lets me see the looks on all the moslem faces at the judgement. Jesus is merciful to those who show mercy.

    • Juan

      It’s better if we improve and our societies are a model to follow for moslems. If Christians were the Salt of the Earth lot of of Muslims would convert to Jesuchrist. There are perfect followers of Muhammad that are merciless but there are also imperfect muslims susceptible of conversion. Our main fight is to make Christendom Great again 😉

  • Tom_mcewen

    Witches in the United States are to hold a meeting at midnight (EST) today, I to put a demon’s spell to bind Trump. This is where democrats and the liberals have fallen too, witchcraft. My main question is Will Hillary be there? This is a step up from just booing God three times at the DNC convention. Strange thinking, like Atheists claiming Atheism never killed anyone. The West Wing was real, Hillary won and Obama was the best President in history, when in fact you could stuffed one of his suits with straw with a non-orange carved pumpkin on top and placed him behind Theodore Roosevelt desk and it would have been better, he did give good teleprompter but that is it.

    • Juan

      Witchcraft is common in certain groups of power. President Trump needs Our Lady’s protection. The wicked people who follow the enemy seems to be worried. That’s a good sign.
      Keep praying for Our Lady’s intercession.

  • Your father is a wise man. I once daydreamed of seeing a Pope dressed in white standing on the bow of an aircraft carrier, arms outstretched in the shape of the Cross as the fleet were sailing toward the Middle East where flames and smoke were visible for miles from the ship.

    Welcome, aboard, chap.

    • Newf

      Pop loved his God n his church very much, he was a faithful Catholic. gave me my faith he did, bless his soul.
      Oh my, was the pope on his way to put a stop to it? I daydreams about the current pope trying to figure the ol sailor out ! Nothin yet , da holy father got me poor ol Brains scrambled up like eggs.
      I did reply to your other post about china, I tried to use better English grammar.
      N thanks kindly for da invite , God luv ya.

      • No, the Pope was part of the task force to put an end to the Antichrist’s reign of terror.

        • Newf

          Aww! your pope is a true crusader. Holy man of God, very similar to St Bosco’s dreams. Good daydreams.

          • Say what? This is the first time I’ve ever heard this.

          • Newf

            If the pope fights to aid the overthrow the antichrist, which is what he’s suppose to do with the keys bind da old frog, keep the ol snapper chained up from takin over, than that’s a good thing. Dats part of his job me son. Da world is conditioned n prepared for da antichrist to govern well ahead of time. the people are groomed for da ol snappers kingship of doom well in advance, tis da storm we navigate through. If you look out your window today, how many people do you see that can be so easily willing to accept him? Some poor souls are the most unlikely you would expect. Your daydreams reminds me of this painting of the holy father.


          • This is the first time I’ve ever seen that painting, honest. Wow.

          • Newf

            Yes my son , which is why I found your daydreams quite positive, there’s a lot of mysteries coded in this particular painting , good one to meditate on when praying for da holy father. it’s for our times . Nice boat he’s on aye she’s a lovely ship. See the big pillar with a holy host standing on it! This represents The kingship of our Lord dat the holy father will be the instrument to bring back in da world from dark chaos of the old frogs attempt to prepare da beast from da sea for the beast from da land. Dats why da holy father is on a ship, he’s battling the beast from da sea with his armada Our dear Blessed Lady is with him, She will convert millions of souls, n destroy heresies like we’ve never seen before in history. It represents the greatest battle against principles n powers that become so over powering it manifest itself in the natural realm , n by the looks a things of da goings on in Rome, things pope Pius XI spoke about with worry has n is still coming to pass. n what’s happening outside da church, we are getting close,me thinks. The signs are around us in this crisis. Even hearing some bishops n priest scattered around da world now speaking more openly about it.

            I hope you enjoy the painting! Your daydreams or as we call them meditations are heading in da right direction. Me thinks

          • Thank you. That is very encouraging.

          • Newf

            Obliged me son. N thank you for allowing me to sputter off n sharing your inner most taughts I don’t come on this site too often, as I’m busy in my spare time following church news, in me spare time. You take good care of yourself. May the Good Lord Bless ye n keep ye, and His Holy Mother watch over ye. See you have St. Micheal as your icon, if you have chosen Him as your patron saint , your in good hands.

            God Lov ya.

          • Thank you. May the road rise up and meet you. Happy travel, fellow pilgrim.

  • Newf

    Da Knights of Malta you mean ? Oh they’re around, now dats a deep mystery going on right there. They just lost a hostipal in Aleppo, it got bombed

    They’re havin some problems with the pope n are under watch by the Vatican secret service right now. Looks like the pope is trying to control them.

    Meanwhile the pope got their patron shipped of to Guam the floating island, won’t be back until late summer.

  • Vinny Zee

    It was a struggle and I particularly felt it strongly last night as prayers began at midnight. Thank you for your prayers and pray for the church in America, that it stand strong against modernism, post-modernism and the attacks of the devil. The church will continue to be the last stand.

    • Juan

      I will do for sure, Vinny.

  • Steven

    God bless you for attempting to seek the truth, for the truth will definitely set you free.

    We are all very aware of the hardships many Indian Christians are going through right now and we all feel your pain. I’m just glad you’ve thought of converting despite the social stigma that surrounds Christianity in your country nowadays.

    There is no right or wrong denominations, per se, as the differences between each branch is minimal at best, with the usual disagreements being about baptism, prayer and confession of sins. The only thing that matters is accepting God’s offer of salvation, for that is the only thing that will save you one day. As you said, you cannot pick and choose whilst following Christianity, and nor does the Bible say you must be of certain branch to be saved either.

    Revelation 14:12 – This calls for patient endurance on the part of the people of God who keep his commands and remain faithful to Jesus.

    1 Corinthians 1:10 – I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought.

    Consider reading these pages – they offer a few tips on how to convert to Christianity, as well as some extra useful information…

    There are several Assyrian Missionaries located in India who can personally help with these sort of enquiries and situations as well. If you’ve heard or know of any such places, perhaps you can visit them when you feel safe to do so and I’m definitely sure they’d be more than happy to assist you further, face to face. – If you wish to learn more about the Bible (Denominations aside) then I suggest visiting this link and going through the hundreds of common Bible questions that have been answered in archives. They will help you get a clearer picture of the Bible and what it teaches. I’m sure it’ll be very beneficial to you as you grow in faith.

    Matthew 7:7- “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.

    Luke 15:10 – In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.

    I don’t want to overwhelm you with too much information, so I’ll leave it at that…
    If there’s anything else you need, please do not hesitate to come back and ask for more information. I’m sure some of the others will pitch in and help you out further as well.

    As always, it’s so great to see someone wanting to convert. God bless and protect you, Kushal.

  • Hello. The chief sent me your way so I thought I would lend a helping hand to a traveler.

    I am studying The Holy Bible and I would like to convert to
    Christianity, and receive the blessings of Christ. However, the problem
    is choosing the branch – RCC, Protestantism, and Orthodox (which is
    almost nonexistent in India).

    The hunger in your soul is refreshing to hear. I understand you are looking for which to join, to be baptized, and to be instructed in the Way of Christ. My advice would to keep visiting the Catholic Church.

    I like RCC but I simply can not bring myself to get baptized as a Catholic when the current Pope washes the feet of muslims.

    Please listen to me for a minute. You are not alone who is confused over the action of the Pope, especially in washing the feet of Muslims. There are Catholics who are just as upset, and has it caused them to leave the Church? Perhaps a handful did, but a great many stay. As an analogy, the Church of England, which is Anglican, are experiencing similar crisis with Archbishop Justin Welby’s wanting to have inclusion (read: catering to the LGBT alliance), but there are those who are Orthodox Anglicans defending and upholding the traditional understanding of the Scriptures.

    Therefore, I strongly urge you to not allow your feeling or reservation about the Pope hinder you from sitting under the feet of a Catholic priest.

    RCC has such amazing heritage and theological depth, but it has been thoroughly liberalized.

    This is not true at all. There are within the Church righteous, orthodox Catholics fighting to preserve the correct understanding and interpretation. Again, please do not let your feeling or reservation about the Pope hinder you.

    Perhaps you have noticed that I am not advocating Protestant church. It is because among Protestant church, they are just as divided, if not worse than among Catholics, Orthodox, or Anglican.

    Finally, I will close by quoting what you said:

    I can not discuss this openly where I live, I will quickly land up in
    serious trouble from my own family (Hindus), my Hindu friends, the
    muslims, and law enforcement (the local state government is strongly

    The cost of following Christ, to even become Catholic, is very risky. I will not deny that, especially where you live, but the reward of following Christ far outweigh the risk. Yes, you might be shunned by your family, marked for death, and in doing so, you will understand what it truly means by Christ’s words to forsake all to follow Him, including your own family.

    God bless you.

  • Juan

    RCC or Orthodoxy. May be a good idea to contact with some traditional group inside RCC or with Orthodox Church and considerate the possibility of become a priest (if you feel this vocation) studying in the U.S. or Europe (Saint Peter Fraternity of RCC or Jordanville seminary of OC). Jesuchrist needs Indian priests to destroy demonic religions in India and save souls.
    First step is to pray calm and constantly, ask for the intercession of Virgin Mary and save your soul going out of hinduism.
    God bless

  • luis

    Pray and seek God and he will direct your path

  • Vinny Zee


    God bless you on your journey and he will reward your humility and faithfulness. First off, before you do anything, you must fend off the noise that is happening around us, particularly as a basis for what decision to make. Basically, you will not read anywhere in the new testament, as the church was spreading, anyone saying, “I want to be a Christian but I refuse to because Jesus chose that man Judas who betrayed him,” or “because you 12 had a traitor in your midst, how can I join you?” I was baptized Catholic, received the sacraments and out of ignorance about 23 years ago left the church (wholesale). I spent 18 years singularly devoted to protestant/evangelical/fundamentalism. The errors of the protestant reformation, its adherents and its continued slide into post-modernism was all I could take. Ultimately, when I had reached the end of my rope in evangelicalism, I found they had no apostolic authority to do any of the things they did. It was Christianity, “Of myself, for myself and by myself.” Finally, after 18 years of being away from the body of Christ, (and the other sacraments) my desire was to return to the Catholic Church and received like the prodigal son I was. My point, stay away from Protestant/Evangelicalism. This doesn’t mean avoid protestants or evangelicals. There are many sincere people there. However, just know that they will persecute you just as bad (being Catholic) as the Muslims or Hindus will.

    I want to direct your focus on something unchangeable about the Catholic Church, which comes from the Nicene Creed, which is mainly the church is One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic. These 4 attributes are immutable and unchangeable. We were warned in scripture men will come in who WILL NOT spare the flock. You will see many strange things when you enter the church. Some will be strange because you are unused to them. Some will be strange because we unfortunately have members who unfortunately are not themselves Catholic. They show up to the church, they identify with the name, they unfortunately believe things that are heretical. Yes, we have people in our pews who don’t think Jesus is God, don’t think the trinity is one, don’t believe in the real presence of Christ at the eucharist, take the eucharist without being properly prepared, etc. This will not stop. These things, in addition to the things you cite, will never change the 4 immutable and unchangeable characteristics about the Catholic church.

    You will be hated from within and without. Your closest confidants will soon become your enemies. Jesus said, “Never will I leave you and never will I forsake you.” He also said, “Lo I am with you, even until the end of the age.” If God be for us, who can be against us? Fear not those who can kill the body and after that have nothing more they can do to you. But I will tell you whom you should fear. Fear him, whom after the body is dead, has the power to cast the soul into hell. In coming to the Catholic church you have come to that mountain talked about in Hebrews. May God bless you as you journey. Let nothing move you or shake you.

    Many will tell you, “pray and seek and God will direct your path.” This is true, but it is not the be all and end all. God has not forbidden us to use our senses and our brain. God did not permit 2000 years of church history to show us the correct way. There are all sorts of writings and books out there. There are numerous people who think they have found the way. I would tell you to keep studying your bible, but remember, this is the way of the Protestants. They say you don’t need anything beyond the bible, “Sola Scriptura.” There are many flaws in their thinking on this. The word of God is powerful, sharper than any two edged sword. This is why we have a church, to help us rightly divide the word of truth. We should not be attempting to divide the word on our own, lest we cut ourselves with the sword. Read the word of God, know it, but do not let it lead you to Christianity, “of myself, for myself and by myself.” We need the scriptures in the light of the fullness of Church history. In fact, the church almost divided at its very outset because a bishop of the church, Arius, was himself using scripture to say Jesus was not God. Soon this became the Arian Heresy, which led to the Nicene creed and the formulation (ultimately) of the Nicene Creed.

    So I will close with this. You must use your head as well. I would also recommend you read up on the 7 ecumenical councils, first council of Nicaea, First council of Constantinople, Council of Ephesus, council of Chalcedon, Second council of Constantinople, third council of Constantinople, and the second council of Nicaea. Additionally, you must be willing to focus on the writings of the early church fathers. I would recommend reading the didache, the writings of St. Athanasius and St. Irenaeus particularly. There is a book by Aquillina called, “The Mass of the Early Christians” which draws heavily on the writings of the church fathers and finally if you can get a copy, it is by our American Bishop of Baltimore from the 1800’s called “The Faith of Our Fathers” by James Cardinal Gibbons.

    The richness and the depth of our faith in found in the Holy Scripture, Holy Tradition and the Magisterium. Finally, remember, Jesus said one cannot see the kingdom of God unless he be born again. Protestants have their ideas of what they think this means. Kushal, my friend, remember, Jesus warned all of us that wide was the path that leads to destruction and there are many who go there but narrow is the path that leads to eternal life and there be few who find it. He admonished us to walk on the narrow road. Turn to Christ for salvation, believing in the finished work he completed on the Cross and pray in the Holy Spirit. My the richness of Christ truly bless you my friend.

    • Cuzick

      Well said.

  • Juan

    Kushal, you can be saved according to Roman Catholic theology. There is no minimal doubt about it, you just need to convert and receive Baptism with joy, starting your journey as a Catholic. Any priest will help you on this. You just need sincere repentance and a change of life accepting Baptism and the will to follow the Real God (Father, Son and Holy Spirit). Just do it.

  • Kamau41

    You keep encouraging me to row. Love the little icon at the bottom side of your comment.

    • Newf

      We all have to do it , to get to a anchor moor n tie off, so gailin winds n swells don’t run us into da shore rocks , once your tied off , you can have a lil spell me son. A Good cup a tea will warm ya belly after your hard rowing.