Freemasonry is an “instrument of Satan” seeking to destroy the Church, says Bishop Schneider

JAN 5TH 2017 BY DEACON NICK DONNELLY

Xl screen shot 2017 01 05 at 20.50.55

Bishop Athanasius Schneider, a collaborator with Cardinal Burke and an auxiliary bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan, have given a lecture on “Mary, conqueror of all heresies”, in which he warned that Freemasonry is an “instrument of Satan”. Bishop Schneider made this observation in the context of 2017 being the 300th anniversary of the foundation of Freemasonry with the establishment of the first Grand Lodge in London.

Bishop Schneider described the past 300 years of Freemasonry as turbulent and hidden, in pursuit of a revolutionary and subversive ambition. He described Freemasonry as a “tool of Satan” that has largely shied away from daylight since its foundation.

Bishop Schneider went on to recall St Maximilian Kolbe’s recollections of the Freemasons’ aggressive celebrations of their 200th anniversary in Rome during 1917, in the middle of the First World War. His Lordship related St Maximilian Kolbe’s description of Freemasonry openly declaring war on the Catholic Church. The Freemason littered Rome with posters showing the Archangel Michael defeated on the ground trampled beneath a triumphant Lucifer. In their protests against the Catholic Church, the Freemasons also displayed the black flag of the heretic Giordano Bruno, a Dominican friar who promoted materialistic pantheism, a central belief of Freemasonry. (Bruno also denied fundamental doctrines of the Faith).

As a consequence of witnessing the Freemasons’ hostility towards the Church in 1917, St Maximilian Kolbe decided to found the Militia Immaculatae [The Knights of the Immaculate] to counteract the actions of Lucifer.

In his lecture, Bishop Schneider went on to declare that the goal of Freemasonry is to eliminate the entire doctrine of God, especially Catholic doctrine. To achieve this goal the Freemasons have used many associations and societies. According to Bishop Schneider, Freemasonry seeks the dissolution of morality because they are convinced that unless they corrupt morality they cannot defeat the Catholic Church since they cannot defeat it with logical arguments.

Bishop Schneider concluded his reflections on Freemasonry by observing that masonic action on this principle of corrupting morality to defeat the Catholic Church was currently very topical again. In response to this, he reflected that undoubtedly the Blessed Virgin Mary, who was immaculately conceived, will in the end crush the greatest of all time: the heresy of the Antichrist.

Earlier in 2016 Bishop Schneider gave an interview to Daniel Blackman for One Peter Five during which he discussed the subversive influence of Freemasonry:

Bishop Schneider: Freemasonry is in itself intrinsically not compatible with Christian or Catholic faith, it is intrinsically not compatible, because the nature of freemasonry is anti-Christian. They deny Christ, and they deny the objective truths, they promote relativism, which is contrary to the truth, to the Gospel. So they promote the doctrinal errors of the Masonic philosophy. This is incompatible with Christian and Catholic faith.

Freemasonry has also an esoteric aspect, which is not Christian. They have rituals and ceremonies which are esoteric, which they openly admit, and such ceremonials are contrary to the faith. Their symbols and rituals demonstrate that they are against the divine truths in the Gospel – these things transmit show that Freemasonry is another religion. I repeat, freemasonry is another religion, it is an anti-Christ religion.

Even when they do good works, philanthropy and so forth, these dangerous things remain. Their philanthropy is not a justification that we can accept freemasonry, just because of their good philanthropic work. I will never recognise their doctrines and rituals which are against the Divine truths of the Gospel. The Church can never accept this. The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s 1983 declaration on freemasonry is still valid. According to this Declaration it is a mortal sin to become a freemason – even pope Francis has not changed this law. This teaching is official and still valid.

Daniel Blackman: In 2013 on his return flight from Rio de Janeiro, Pope Francis made reference to a Masonic lobby. Recently, Cardinal Ravasi, in the Italian paper Il Sole 24 Ore, called for new dialogue and shared values with Freemasonry. Has Masonry won in the Church?

Bishop Schneider: Of course we know that Freemasonry is one of the most powerful influences at all levels of human society. This is manifest and clear. Theoretically, when one is a supporter, a leader in a very influential anti-Christian organisation, there is the tendency to infiltrate the organisation which is your enemy, it is very logical. So it is logical, over many centuries, that they would have tried and probably succeeded to infiltrate themselves into various levels of the Church – this is clear to me.

It is difficult to demonstrate concretely, to identify, who is a member. It is very difficult and dangerous, because someone may be accused of being a member, then it is proved the person is not a formally a member. It’s because of the secrecy and esotericism of Freemasonry that makes it very difficult.

One can assume that a cleric, a priest, bishop, or cardinal, has some connections with the masons by his speech. We hear clerics speaking like Freemasons, clearly, when they open their mouths, they use terms and concepts that are typically masonic. He could be a member, but you have to prove it, but at least when he speaks he has the spirit of the Freemason, maybe he is not a formal member, but some bishops and cardinals speak clearly with a Masonic spirit. I stress this does not mean they are formally members of the Freemasons.

Comment

Dr Rudolf Graber, Bishop of Regensburg (1903-1992), wrote about Freemasonry’s plans to destroy the Church in his book, “Athanasius and the Church of our time”. He quotes from a letter written by a Freemason in 1839:

“We must not individualise vice; in order for it to grow to the proportions of patriotism and hatred of the Church, we must generalise it. Catholicism is no more afraid of a sharp dagger than the monarchy is, but these two foundations of the social order are likely to collapse through corruption; we at all events never allow ourselves to be corrupted. Do not, then, let us make martyrs but let us popularise vice among the masses. Whatever their five senses strive after shall be satisfied…Create hearts full of vice and you will no longer have any Catholics. That is the corruption, on a large scale, which we have undertaken, the corruption of the people by the clergy and that of the clergy by us, the corruption which leads the way to our digging the Church’s grave”. (Athanasius and the Church of our time, p.40).

Read the source: https://www.ewtn.co.uk/news/europe/freemasonry-is-an-instrument-of-satan-says-bishop-schneider

Related Articles/ Videos click below:

Archbishop Lenga: The Intention of the Freemasons is being implemented in the Church http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2015/02/12/archbishop-lenga-the-intention-of-the-freemasons-is-being-implemented-in-the-church/

What does the Church say about Freemasonry? http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2014/09/25/what-does-the-church-say-about-freemasonry/

FBI Freemasonry – Voris  http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2014/05/08/fbi-freemasonry-voris/

Freemasonry Investigation: The Most Condemned Heresy  http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2014/07/04/freemasonry-investigation-the-most-condemned-heresy/

ON ROMAN CATHOLICISM AND FREEMASONRY IN 1738 http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2014/09/17/on-roman-catholicism-and-freemasonry-in-1738/

Homosexuals & Freemasons inside the Church http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2014/04/27/homosexuals-freemasons/

THE VORTEX—‘FREEMASON’ SYNOD http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2015/10/20/the-vortex-freemason-synod/

Freemason Converts to Catholicism and Exposes the Diabolic Cult of Freemasonry  http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2014/11/12/freemason-converts-to-catholicism-and-exposes-the-diabolic-cult-of-freemasonry/

Staunch Dubia Opponent Msgr. Pio Vito Pinto on Famous List of Freemasons and who redoubles his rebuke of the four Cardinals http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/12/04/staunch-dubia-opponent-msgr-pio-vito-pinto-on-famous-list-of-freemasons-and-who-redoubles-his-rebuke-of-the-four-cardinals/

Homosexuals and Freemasons inside the Church

Please click this link to watch the video on Homosexual and Freemasons inside the Church by Michael Voris

 

Related Articles/ Videos click below:

Pope Francis’ 13 Warnings against Satan http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/04/18/pope-francis-13-warnings-against-satan/

Satan to Exorcist: “My foothold in the Catholic Church is the self-love of its members”

Retired Head of FBI tell all – “Illuminati, Satanism, Pedophile Rings”

Video: 1943 Movie exposes illuminati secrets… Director & Producer killed over it

3 Ways to Distinguish Between God’s Voice and Satan’s Voice

Halloween is Christmas for Illuminati Satanists (Video)

The Catholic Truth About Halloween

It’s time for Catholics to embrace Halloween

Satanic Illuminati Dance Exposed!

Unveil the Demonic Judge

Satanic Statue Unveiling Tonight

Exclusive Report: The Devil in Detroit

THAT’S LIFE WITH THE DEVIL: CNN promotes Detroit satanists’ unveiling of demon statue http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2015/12/15/thats-life-with-the-devil-cnn-promotes-detroit-satanists-unveiling-of-demon-statue/

Demon Worship in Public Square

6 Types of Extraordinary Demonic Activity

The Devil’s Greatest Trick http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2015/12/28/the-devils-greatest-trick/

Ten Tricks of the Devil to Watch Out For http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/01/11/ten-tricks-of-the-devil-to-watch-out-for/

A Priest’s Warning Against the Devil’s 10 Deadliest Tricks http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/07/31/a-priests-warning-against-the-devils-10-deadliest-tricks/

What happens when an entire country becomes infested with demons?

Did the Demons know Jesus was the Messiah, the Son of God?

The Devil’s Stupidity & Vanity http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/03/06/the-devils-stupidity-vanity/

How can a demon, driven out, return with seven more?

Satan Is Scary, But God Is Great: Details on Indiana’s Possessed House  http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/02/26/satan-is-scary-but-god-is-great-details-on-indianas-possessed-house/

Demonic House in Indiana Demolished: The site of evil activity was leveled after a film crew wrapped a documentary project

http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/02/24/demonic-house-in-indiana-demolished-the-site-of-evil-activity-was-leveled-after-a-film-crew-wrapped-a-documentary-project/

Mass Exorcism Needed: Mexico Swept by Wave of Satanic Killings http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/03/13/mass-exorcism-needed-mexico-swept-by-wave-of-satanickillings/

SATAN’S DEFEAT: A story of hope http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/04/24/satans-defeat-a-story-of-hope/

‘EXORCIST’ DIRECTOR WILLIAM FRIEDKIN STUNNED BY LIVE EXORCISM http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/05/23/exorcist-director-william-friedkin-stunned-by-live-exorcism/

Exorcist Fr. Cesar Truqui says there’s a demon that targets the family http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/05/27/exorcist-fr-cesar-truqui-says-theres-a-demon-that-targets-the-family/

An Exorcist Explains How to Protect Yourself Against Demonic Harassment http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/10/21/an-exorcist-explains-how-to-protect-yourself-against-demonic-harassment/

Sir Christopher Lee on Dabbling with the Occult: “Never, Never, Never” – You will not only lose your mind: you will lose your soul http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/06/07/sir-christopher-lee-on-dabbling-with-the-occult-never-never-never-you-will-not-only-lose-your-mind-you-will-lose-your-soul/

THE DOWNLOAD—SAINTS BATTLING DEMONS http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/06/16/the-download-saints-battling-demons/

Pope Francis: Do I allow the demons in my heart?

Bishop Tobin: Pope Francis and the Devil

The Vortex: The devil in Rome

The Devil of Detroit and Caitlyn Jenner

What can we do to combat Satan’s influence?

The first exorcism – following Mexico, should Ireland and Britain be next?

Advice from Exorcists: 4 Ways to Keep the Devil Away

Exorcisms on the rise: Occult activity sparks pastoral emergency

Time to exorcise the devil from every Diocese & Parish in the world, Part 1

Chief Exorcist Leaves Spiritual Testament: Warns Against Fixation on Demons

What is the devil’s favorite sin? An exorcist responds

The government of New York just placed a giant image of Satan on the Empire State Building to convince the people to worship the devil

Former Satanist: “I Performed Satanic Rituals Inside Abortion Clinics”

SATANIC TEMPLE OUTRAGED OVER PUBLIC PRAYER http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/03/09/satanic-temple-outraged-over-public-prayer/

10 Powerful Weapons for Battling the Devil: Christians face a spiritual battle each day http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/04/07/10-powerful-weapons-for-battling-the-devil-christians-face-a-spiritual-battle-each-day/

Praying the Hail Mary for Spiritual Warfare http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/04/14/praying-the-hail-mary-for-spiritual-warfare/

A Subtler Satanism http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/09/13/a-subtler-satanism/

  1. GABRIELE AMORTH, R.I.P. – The chief exorcist of Rome has passed away http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/09/18/fr-gabriele-amorth-r-i-p-the-chief-exorcist-of-rome-has-passed-away/

DEMAND FOR EXORCISTS SKYROCKETS  http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/10/17/demand-for-exorcists-skyrockets/

How the Satanic Black Mass Proves the Truth of Catholicism?  http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/12/01/how-the-satanic-black-mass-proves-the-truth-of-catholicism/

TFP SPEAKS OUT AGAINST SATAN CLUBS  http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/12/27/tfp-speaks-out-against-satan-clubs/

The New Age Movement and the Demonic click below:

The New Age Movement and the Demonic

Clare McGrath Merkle: Revert from the New Age to Catholic Faith – The Journey Home http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/10/22/clare-mcgrath-merkle-revert-from-the-new-age-to-catholic-faith-the-journey-home/

New Age, Occult Practices and their dangers

Constance Cumbey, J.D. gives this thought-provoking and powerful talk, part of the Saint Michael’s Media Spiritual Warfare Conference 2009. Since the beginning the Christian faith has been challenged by responses to the question of origins that differ from its own. Ancient religions and cultures produced many myths concerning origins. Some philosophers have said that everything is God, that the world is God, or that the development of the world is the development of God (Pantheism). Others have said that the world is a necessary emanation arising from God and returning to him. Still others have affirmed the existence of two eternal principles, Good and Evil, Light and Darkness, locked in permanent conflict (Dualism, Manichaeism). According to some of these conceptions, the world (at least the physical world) is evil, the product of a fall, and is thus to be rejected or left behind (Gnosticism). Some admit that the world was made by God, but as by a watchmaker who, once he has made a watch, abandons it to itself (Deism). Finally, others reject any transcendent origin for the world, but see it as merely the interplay of matter that has always existed (Materialism). All these attempts bear witness to the permanence and universality of the question of origins. This inquiry is distinctively human (CCC: 285).

New Age & Spiritualism

New Age and Spiritualism

As Christianity has been de-emphasized in modern times, a new paganism has arisen in the form of the New Age seeking to pit ‘spiritualism’ against authentic religion. Discover what lies behind this threat to authentic worship of God as Michael Voris explains the history of the new Age and its significance in the modern world.

Oprah and the New Age Movement click below:

Oprah and the New Age Movement

Michael Voris speaks to an audience in the Philippines about “The Queen of the Talk”

  Fort of Salvation: Spiritual Warfare & Culture Wars

Fort of Salvation Part 1: Spiritual Warfare

Fort of Salvation Part 2: Culture Wars

Fort of Salvation – Spiritual Warfare: Question & Answer

Please take a while to listen to these three talks, given by Michael Voris in Loveland, CO earlier this year. These three talks (each about an hour long) address spiritual warfare and the culture wars …. dispatches from Fort Salvation!

Spiritual Warfare & Concupiscence click below:

Spiritual Warfare and Concupiscence

Dr Robert Fastiggi gives this profound talk, part of the Saint Michael’s Media Spiritual Warfare Conference 2009.

Understanding Spiritual Warfare in Everyday Life through the Scriptures

Understanding Spiritual Warfare in Everyday Life Through the Scriptures

Francisco Gavrilides, S.T.B. gives this fascinating talk, part of the Saint Michael’s Media Spiritual Warfare Conference 2009

Beware of Satan’s trap of the pious, To read click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=7773

6 Tactics Satan uses to divide the faithful, To read click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=7510

Craig Groeschel interviews Satan on his views about Church, To watch click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=7661

Former Satanist shows everyday occultism, to read click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=4491

God’s love and Satan’s hate, To watch click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=1700

The Church and Satan, To watch click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=1117

Satan and Women’s Liberation, To watch click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=499

Satan’s Defeat, To watch click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=1642

Satanic Activity to create division on the family, To read click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=3727

The Church teaches that Satan was at first a good angel made by God: “The devil and other demons were indeed created naturally good by God, but they became evil by their own doing” (CCC:391).