Are there any ... “Necessary
and if there are,
can we co-operate with
of the Catholic Church:
may not do evil so that good may result from it.”
Vatican (Francis and Friends):
There are: “differing degrees of responsibility,
Can we really
turn a blind eye to evil because “the Authorities” say it’s okay?”
— whether that “authority” is the pope or the
Of course, we have
come to understand that the complicity of the secular State in promoting
evil s a given: we have seen it in Nazi Germany’s murderous pogroms,
in the Soviet Union’s gulags and the ideological “cleansing” of dissidents,
in Communist China’s “Great Leap Forward” over the bodies of 27 million
starved to death, and yes, in America where 63 million babies have been
aborted with the approval of and funding by, the government.
But only with the
present pontificate of Francis have we encountered a tolerance of
evil; a tolerance couched in terms of what is permissible; of
“differing degrees of responsibility in cooperating
with evil.” This is unchartered territory. It is, to my knowledge,
unprecedented in the history of the Church. We have had other wicked
pontiffs before Francis, but none who had even remotely verged
on the possibility of a discussion of tolerating evil — let alone
cooperating with it.
Until the papacy
of Francis, such a question would have been absurd. But it is very much
to the point that the papacy of Francis has been riddled with absurdities,
deceptions, and contradictions.
Today, Jorge’s (Francis’s) response to the growing concern about
the vaccines’ use of stem cells from human fetal tissue is all the more
barbaric and absurd: “Why not take it?” he casually asked.
That a third-grader could answer this, understanding the context,
borders not on absurdity but insanity: “because an innocent baby
was killed to get it!”
That Jorge is no theologian is a given; but that he lacks the intellectual
perspicacity of an 8-year-old is truly astounding ... and frightening
— because he then went on to urge its universal use as an ethical
imperative! Indeed, he went so far as to demand that “it
must be done.”
apart, could he have asked a more incredulous question given the many,
many, unanswered questions and unanticipated side-effects concerning
the proffered vaccine that has already killed some in the taking?
allowed by God and Holy Mother Church to have any
complicity in evil, much less to “cooperate” with evil
in any way and to any degree?
Saint Paul himself condemns this evil sophistry thus:
“we are slandered … as some affirm that we say, “let us do evil,
that there may come good.” [and their] damnation is just.”
that “One may not do evil so that good may result from it” — period!
— in no way invokes, or even admits of, any specious notion of “degree.”
It is much like saying that the person one killed is either dead
— or is not. There is no middle way. There are no “differing degrees”
of death and being dead.
This is formally called “casuistry” — the use of sophistical reasoning,
the appeal to equivocal, deliberately abstruse, and overly-subtle principles
or reasoning to justify what is manifestly wrong — in this case, evil.
It is aptly described as “Jesuitical casuistry” (Jorge is a Jesuit)
— addressing moral issues not by appealing to indefeasible precepts,
but to isolated instances abstracted from any moral principles to the
end of either attenuating them or abrogating them altogether. In other
words, it is simply another tiresome iteration of the bankrupt notion
of “situation ethics”: there are no absolutes and no moral precept is
We are called in no uncertain terms to be good — not
evil. To do good — not evil. Always. Everywhere.
At all times.
In fact, Christ tells us that we must be perfect even as His
Heavenly Father is perfect. (Saint Matthew 5.48)
Christ never said that you are to be good “only insofar as …”
— or that it is “morally legitimate” to be complicit
in evil “to a certain degree” as Francis maintains.
Neither has the Church ... only her increasingly evil “princes”.
That is the casuistry of the World, the Jesuits,
and the Evil One.
A few babies, we are told, were murdered 60 years ago — but somehow
“parts” of their tissues were … inadvertently, mind you … “kept”. Not
for “research”, you understand … they were just — somehow — conveniently
stored for no reason at all! What is more, they were “somehow” kept
in a viable state for over half a century — by “scientists”, “biologists”,
and “physicians”, no less! What a remarkable coincidence that they were
serendipitously “just found” — and quite suddenly and unexpectedly
became “useful”! We are amazed at this concatenation of totally unanticipated
and otherwise unrelated series of events! More amazing still is that
such evil does indeed have pedigree:
Unit 71 of the Handbook on Moral
Remarkably, it is not, however, important now
(you will soon see why I emphasize “now”) that a baby was killed and
its organs “harvested” — after all, the murder happened 60 years ago
… so it’s okay. As the years go by, apparently, culpability is commensurably
diminished with time until culpability no longer exists — despite
the parts remaining. Oh, yes, in the present case, they are only “little
parts” — so that somehow makes the crime “little,” too.
The crime, we are implicitly given to understand, is only commensurable
to tissue size and weight. The mitral valve in your heart is small,
about a half-inch to just under an inch. According to this reasoning,
then, a lung that measures roughly 10 inches in height (or 20 times
larger than the mitral valve) is more vital (valuable) than a mitral
valve. After all, it is larger — and, eo ipso, more important!
That one can live without one lung for 80 years (like Jorge!) but cannot
without a mitral valve 1/20th its size for little more than five seconds,
is only of superficial significance. And stem cells are smaller still!
And what is more, they do not count as the products of murder ...
since it was committed 60 years ago!
As we had said earlier: these murders happened 60 years ago — so it’s
okay! If murder was committed yesterday, then, it is of far greater
gravity than had it been committed last year — and it diminishes in
gravity and culpability as the weeks, months, and years pass until it
no longer attains to being murder at all. This is not juridical reasoning,
still less moral reasoning. In fact, there is no reasoning at all. It
simply falls under the auspices of liberal “policy” articulated in the
proposition that “abortion-is-not-understood-as-the-murder-of-a-baby-and-so-it’s-okay”
— the logically indefensible tenet of Planned Parenthood and the Democratic
Party at large.
Do not be shocked by the moral indifference of our scientific “caregivers”
— they are largely the product of other ghouls from earlier historical
Unit 731 and
American doctors, scientists, biologists and virologists, among
others, eagerly poured into those abattoirs to take notes on the Japanese
“experiments” before they could be destroyed — and even granted the
death-dealers immunity as a trade for their findings in the bodies subjected
to vivisection and every imaginable torture! Almost as frightening
as this, is that there is no existing record or account of pangs of
conscience from these ... academics. No moral outrage. Only sterile
scientific notes, and the picking of the bones of the dead.
Geoffrey K. Mondello
Boston Catholic Journal
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the individuals in Japan after its 1945 surrender was Lieutenant
Colonel Murray Sanders, who arrived in Yokohama via the American
ship Sturgess in September 1945. Sanders was a highly regarded microbiologist
and a member of America's military center for biological weapons.
Sanders' duty was to investigate Japanese biological warfare activity.
At the time of his arrival in Japan, he had no knowledge of what
Unit 731 was. Until Sanders finally threatened the Japanese
with bringing the Soviets into the picture, little information about
biological warfare was being shared with the Americans. The Japanese
wanted to avoid prosecution under the Soviet legal system, so, the
morning after he made his threat, Sanders received a manuscript
describing Japan's involvement in biological warfare. Sanders
took this information to General Douglas MacArthur, who was the
Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers and responsible for rebuilding
Japan during the Allied occupations. MacArthur struck a deal with
Japanese informants: he secretly granted immunity to the physicians
of Unit 731, including their leader, in exchange for providing America,
but not the other wartime allies, with their research on biological
warfare and data from human experimentation. American occupation
authorities monitored the activities of former unit members, including
reading and censoring their mail. The Americans believed that
the research data was valuable and did not want other nations, particularly
the Soviet Union, to acquire data on biological weapons.
The Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal heard only one reference to Japanese
experiments with "poisonous serums" on Chinese civilians. This took
place in August 1946 and was instigated by David Sutton, assistant
to the Chinese prosecutor. The Japanese defense counsel argued that
the claim was vague and uncorroborated and it was dismissed by the
tribunal president, Sir William Webb, for lack of evidence. The
subject was not pursued further by Sutton, who was probably unaware
of Unit 731's activities. His reference to it at the trial is believed
to have been accidental. Later in 1981, one of the last surviving
members of the Tokyo Tribunal, Judge Röling, had expressed bitterness
in not being made aware of the suppression of evidence of Unit 731
and wrote, "It is a bitter experience for me to be informed now
that centrally ordered Japanese war criminality of the most disgusting
kind was kept secret from the court by the U.S. government.”
While German physicians were brought to trial and had their crimes
publicized, the U.S. concealed information about Japanese biological
warfare experiments and secured immunity for the perpetrators
Paperclip was a secret United States intelligence program in which
more than 1,600 German scientists, engineers, and technicians were
taken from the former Nazi Germany to the U.S. for government employment
after the end of World War II in Europe, between 1945 and 1959.
Conducted by the Joint Intelligence Objectives Agency (JIOA), it
was largely carried out by special agents of the U.S. Army's Counterintelligence
Corps (CIC). Many of these personnel were former members and some
were former leaders of the Nazi Party.
In February 1945, Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force
(SHAEF) set up T-Force, or Special Sections Subdivision, which grew
to over 2,000 personnel by June. T-Force examined 5,000 German targets
with a high priority on synthetic rubber and oil catalysts, new
designs in armored equipment, V-2 (rocket) weapons, jet and rocket
propelled aircraft, naval equipment, field radios, secret writing
chemicals, aero medicine research, gliders, and "scientific and
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