The rainbow flag ‘has replaced the Christian cross in Ireland’

The rainbow flag ‘has replaced the Christian cross in Ireland’ May 18, 2019
Image via YouTube

IN an hysterical rant against Ireland’s liberation from the jackboot of Catholicism, Anthony Murphy, above, founder of the Lumen Fidei Institute and the Catholic Voice newspaper, accused the country of using the rainbow flag to replace the Christian cross.

During his presentation this week at the Rome Life Forum at the University of St. Thomas Aquinas – better known as the Angelicum – Murphy said:

The decaying society we see all around us is a result of the twin cancers of liberalism and socialism, Both are anti-Christian and seek to replace the Church with the spirit of the world.

These treacherous partners have been behind the dumbing down and slow drip-feed destruction of our society, whether it be in dress, music, literature, heritage, history, culture, architecture, the heterosexual family unit, Christianity, God, nature, and much more. Their symbols have replaced the symbol of the Cross.

Murphy noted that the “hammer and the sickle”, long the emblem of communism, which used to frighten children:

Has now been replaced with the much friendlier rainbow flag of the LGBT community.

He also accused his country’s Catholic leaders of, in some cases, being “wolves in shepherd’s clothing” as they work with worldly powers to:

Bring about the destruction and decline of Christian people.

In detailing the “swift, multifaceted decline of the Church in Ireland” he pointed out that the once famously Catholic country legalised homosexual marriage in 2015 and abortion three years later.

Thousands turned out to celebrate the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Ireland. Image via YouTube.

The decline did not begin without warning, Murphy recalled. Both Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI had implored Catholics on the Emerald Isle to remain faithful to Christ but were effectively told to bugger off and take their bigotry with them.

JPII cautioned:

Your country seems in a sense to be living again the temptations of Christ: Ireland is being asked to prefer the ‘kingdoms of the world and their splendour’ to the kingdom of God (cf. Mt 4:8).
Satan, the tempter, the adversary of Christ, will use all his might and all his deceptions to win Ireland for the way of the world. What a victory he would gain, what a blow he would inflict on the Body of Christ in the world, if he could seduce Irish men and women away from Christ…

Murphy lamented:

Sadly, many, including our clergy and future bishops, ignored the warnings.

He claimed that Irish children were being “brainwashed”with:

Such words as ‘inclusion’ and ‘tolerance’ and openly teach them chronic degeneracy in our schools. They constantly talk about the values of ‘Liberal Democracy’ so as to suggest to us that ‘without liberalism,  we would not have democracy’. This again is a great lie.

Murphy said it is foolish not to oppose “multiculturalism” because:

Multiculturalism in every society seeks to replace Christianity and Christian values.

Those running the liberal left today have:

Taken over our educational institutions, and they now have direct access to our children. We would not let the Nazis educate our children. We would not let Stalin educate our children. But we have an even worse group of people polluting the minds of our children and turning them against their history, ancestors, and their family.

Against this totalitarian backdrop, the conservative movement, which was traditionally the friend of the Church, and defender of Christian values no longer understands what it stands for.

The Church is in a state of crisis because conservatives have convinced themselves that the forces of liberalism – and in particular the LGBT agenda:

Are unstoppable. The Church, which has traditionally been the moral compass and the moral arbiter, has retreated to the peripheries. In fact, we are a church of the peripheries because the Church in Ireland is no longer present in the public square.

The blowhard also alleged:

Students in Catholic schools are exposed to pagan rituals and other religions. The only thing they are not exposed to is the Catechism

He noted that the Irish Parliament is considering a sex education bill that will promote the LGBT agenda, including gender ideology, in every school in the nation. Murphy declared that this is “child abuse”  – something the RCC  knows a lot about – yet the Church in Ireland has remained silent and has not pushed back.

Murphy noted that when the British government tried to initiate similar gay and transgender teaching in schools, it was not the Catholic and Protestant parents who protested; It was the Muslim parents who demanded that schools stop. They were successful.

Why do we need to rely on the Muslim population to defend our Christian civilization?

Throughout his presentation, Murphy implored faithful Catholics to be courageous and stand up against the influence of the world storming the Church.

The Rome Life Forum, which draws pro-life and family advocates from around the world, is hosted by Voice of the Family and co-sponsored by LifeSiteNews, Associazione Famiglia Domani (Italy), Family Life International New Zealand, and the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (UK).

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  • epeeist

    [D]ecaying society, destruction of our society, liberalism, socialism, Nazis, Stalin, LGBT, homosexual marriage, abortion.

    I think I have Bingo!

    Sadly, many, including our clergy and future bishops, ignored the warnings.

    Doesn’t he mean “remaining clergy” in that Ireland isn’t training enough priests to replace the ones who are retiring or dying?

    Taken over our educational institutions,

    Ah yes, we can’t give anyone but Catholics access to the children in our schools.

  • larry parker

    The rainbow flag ‘has replaced the Christian cross in Ireland

    He says that like it’s a bad thing.

  • WallofSleep

    We would not let the Nazis educate our children.

    Why not? They were god fearing catholics after all.

    The rainbow flag ‘has replaced the Christian cross in Ireland’

  • Blah, blah, blah. They’re unhappy for having lost so much power for so many reasons -nothing seem among other Fundies is amiss there-.

  • Dave Maier

    Also: nice hairpiece there, dude.

  • persephone

    He’s definitely refused to accept the will of God regarding his hairline.

  • otrame

    I love these sort of impassioned, dare I say hysterical, rants. It makes me think things are going along as I want them to.

    Oh, not everywhere and not at the same time, but still, I think in the long run religion is going to be come an irrelevant thing that some people do to entertain themselves. You know, like playing WoW.

  • Michael Neville

    Shorter Murphy: Wha! Wha! Whine! Whaaaa!

  • Ann Kah

    “Inclusion and tolerance”.

    Ooh, scary words? Let’s explain it simply. Do you want to be included and tolerated? Then you’ll have to be inclusive and tolerant.

  • Dave Maier

    You’d think there would be something in Leviticus about that.

  • Cali Ron

    Indeed. If teaching those is brainwashing what is teaching that god exists or that the bible is the word of god? Dude needs to look up the word brainwashed. He clearly doesn’t understand it’s meaning.

  • Cali Ron

    So he thinks replacing a symbol of death and religious delusion with one of love and tolerance a BAD thing? Better shitcan those agape bumper stickers and ‘god is love’ messages.

  • Michael Neville

    If thou shalt wear a wig to cover thy baldness, buyest thou a good rug. Lev 42:118.

  • kyuss

    he sounds like your typical christian theocrat.

  • Jim Jones

    > These treacherous partners have been behind the dumbing down and slow drip-feed destruction of our society,

    “And that’s the job of the Church!”

  • Steven Watson

    Stop fucking kids. You might see an uptick in church attendance if you realised “Suffer the children…” doesn’t mean what you seem to think it does.

  • Another theocrat complaining that his religion is becoming irrelevant. Ireland is dumping your religion because your claims of superior morality became illegitimate due to the discovery of all the Church’s various atrocities in Ireland, from the Magdalene Laundries to the thousands of sex abuse cases. So they can go eat a bag of dicks.

  • Jemolk

    They constantly talk about the values of ‘Liberal Democracy’ so as to suggest to us that ‘without liberalism, we would not have democracy’. This again is a great lie.

    Well, sure, we can have democracy with actual leftism, too. Just not with fascist wannabes like this moron here. Say something technically true, then deliberately miss the point. Righties in a nutshell.

  • DingoJack

    Taken over our educational institutions, and they now have direct access to our children.”
    Because physically, mentally and sexually abusing children* is the Catholic Church’s job!
    We would not let the Nazis educate our children.”
    Except – you know – when we did. They where all such nice Catholics after all!
    We would not let Stalin educate our children.”
    Well of course not — wrong religion, as I said before that abuse is our job.
    But we have an even worse group of people polluting the minds of our children and turning them against their history, ancestors, and their family.
    Kids these days — they’re not gonna passively let us bugger them like they use to!
    Murphy’s Id.
    * Even to the point of killing them then burying them to cover-up the crimes.

  • barriejohn

    …they now have direct access to our children.

    Oh, the irony! And what, precisely, does he mean by “our children”? Sounds just like the Nazis, to me.

    Meanwhile, more rainbows in Northern Ireland:

    Maybe we should all be praying for another asteroid to rid us of the remaining dinosaurs in the UK.

  • Brian Shanahan

    “We would not let the Nazis educate our children”

    The rcc in Germany was more than happy to let the nazis teach their children. The rcc in Germany, with pretty much one sole exception, hailed nazism as the saviour of catholicism from the godless Weimar republic.

    But then that’s the rcc all over, lie about its history, lie about its teachings, lie about its agenda until it’s in position to impose it.

  • Brian Shanahan

    90% of Irish schools are controlled by the rcc, despite the church never putting a penny to their building, maintenance or salaries. Department of Education rules mandate 1/2 hour a day to “faith formation” (ie indoctrination) in schools. Couple this with the, minimum, month each where all teaching stops to prepare kids for communion and confirmation, that’s about 20% of the school time taken up with catholic (or in a tiny few schools protestant or islamic) indoctrination, more than English, Irish and Maths combined.

    And if you want to exercise your constitutional right not to be indoctrinated, you’d better think again buddy. Department rules allow only that the child can sit at the back during these classes, doing nothing.

  • epeeist

    90% of Irish schools are controlled by the rcc

    I live just the other side of the Irish Sea, so this is something I was aware of. The good thing is that there seems to be increasing pressure on the Irish government to provide more secular education and to remove a proportion of schools from Catholic control.

  • Alan Crowe

    ‘Students in Catholic schools are exposed to pagan rituals and other religions.’

    Does he mean ‘Pagan rituals’ like Easter (Named from the Pagan goddess Eostre?) Or the Pagan ritual of Yule (Christmas)
    Does he not know the origin of his own ‘religion?’

  • Matt G

    You want inclusion and tolerance?? Stop oppressing us!!

  • Matt G

    You just know he’s been thinking these things all his life. This very public rant is a sign that the grip of religion is loosening.

  • Matt G

    It’s almost as if Christianity has changed over time to fit in with popular culture….

  • Matt G

    Meet the New IRA. Same as the old IRA.

  • Broga

    Perhaps theotwat?

  • rueangel

    The White race, is doomed to extinction, being overwhelmed, by non-whites, flooding into,..’ALL;,,,..’WHITE”,..homelands,..

    This, ongoing destruction of White, Western Civilization will continue, apace, until, & unless the , collective, White race, wakes up to the FACT, that the ROOT CAUSE, of the decline of the West is the fact that our news & entertainment media, as well as academia, banking,& our legal system, are,,all , TOTALLY, under the control of the ZIO,-ROTHSCHILD- ISRAELI, criminal cabal.

    And,..then we, must, take the, NECESSARY, steps to CORRECT this, very dangerous situation.

  • larry parker

    Reads better in the original German.

  • rueangel

    Well, just think about it,..

    If Germany had won WW2, then, today, White women could , safely walk the streets, of Europe, & the White nations of the world, would,still be, clean, safe, prosperous places.. for White people to raise their families,….


  • Jack the Sandwichmaker

    Doesn’t bother me. I live in America, not one of these so-called “WHITE” homelands.

  • rueangel

    I can’t help but notice, that, world wide,, brown & black people, are , by the millions, leaving their brown & black, homelands, & sneaking into countries, which were built by WHITE people, in search of a,..” better life”,..
    This would indicate, that, only the WHITE race, is capable of creating nations where, life is,.. “worth living”
    And so,..
    Every time a brown or black, leaves their homeland, in order to sneak into a WHITE country, that only proves .that these blacks & browns are fully aware, that the the black & brown races are NOT capable of creating a decent society, on their own,..
    They would stay in their own country & work to improve things there, in their own countries, instead of looking to find a better life, already created for them, by the, hated, White race,..
    The, obvious, conclusion to be drawn, from this situation, considering the differences in the ‘homelands’, created, by the various races is, that, the White race, is, clearly, the most ,..’highly’,..evolved of all the races, & that human progress is, totally, dependent on the creative genius of the great WHITE race.

    If the WHITE race were to disappear from the world tomorrow, then, in 20 years, the modern world, that the White race has built, would have fallen into chaos, & the browns & blacks would be left, living in the ,..’stone age’,.. conditions. which is the ,..’natural’,.. condition of the browns & blacks,..with Asians being, somewhere, in between.

    If the races were ,..’equal’,..then the blacks, of Africa, would have the highest standard of living in the world, because, Africa has the most natural resources of any place in the world,..
    In the hundreds of thousands, that blacks have lived in Africa, the black race never an individual black, that was smart enough to invent the wheel,
    And in Australia, when the White man arrived there, the blacks of that land, were NOT even aware, that having sex, was the cause of pregnancies,..
    So, no,..the races are NOT equal,..Not even close,..

  • Jack the Sandwichmaker

    Again, I don’t live in a white Country, I live in America.

  • larry parker

    But they lost and much of rational world has moved on from that bigoted ideology.
    Bu bye, Nazi.

  • rueangel

    You have my sympathy,..
    I am lucky enough to have lived in America, when it,.. WAS,.. a ,..’WHITE’,.. country.

    Things were so much better, then,..

    I went to an, ‘all white’,.. school, in an,..all white town,.
    No,security guards, or metal detectors, needed at schools.

    The major, ,..’problem’,..areas were,..chewing gum in class, & skipping stairs.
    Knives were allowed at school, because, since we were all ,..’WHITE”,..then, of coarse, it never even occurred to anyone, to use a knife in a fight. & fights were, very, rare.

    We had !00% graduation rates, with a 100% literacy rate, I never heard of a student being expelled, & the police were NEVER needed at school.

    But, sadly, the White Race, has allowed it’self to be bamboozled, by the ZIO-ROTHSCHILD-ISRAELI controlled media. into , we the White Race, forgetting, that it was,..we,.. the White Race, which has been the driving engine for human progress, for more than 2 thousand years.
    Today, in every field of human activity, it is the White Race, which is in the lead,..

    Well,.. ‘in the lead’, in every field except, perhaps,in playing basket ball, & running to hundred yard dash.

    This, obvious, decline of the West, began when the White Race, allowed ZIO-ROTHSCHILD-ISRAELI agents to monopolize our media, & then to use that control of that media, to corrupt the minds, of the, collective, White Race, & the chaos & decline that we see, around us, in our, previously, White Homelands, where, White girls, are routinely raped by black mails, in & around schools, is common.
    Once again, you have my sympathy, you, having, never seen the America, that, once was, before the White Race,..’forgot’,.. who we were, & began to allow ourselves to be drowned in a ,..’sea of mud’,..
    As, all the while, the ZIO-ROTHSCHILD-ISREALI criminal cabal gloats over the destruction which they have accomplished.

    While am an old man, I would hope to see the WHITE RACE, wake up, to the planned, destruction of our race & our culture, &, at last, deal, properly, with those who are responsible for our, planned destruction..

  • Occam


  • Jack the Sandwichmaker

    America was never a white country, certainly not in your lifetime.

  • 24CaratHooligan

    I’ve gone, blind from over-use of, comma,s.

  • 24CaratHooligan

    I live in the UK, where we’re just discovered the original inhabitants weren’t white. Although they probably had blue eyes.

  • 24CaratHooligan
  • Jack the Sandwichmaker

    It’s almost like white people were just a bunch of violent barbarians that conquered and stole a civilization from non-white people (Are Romans and Greeks considered white these days?) And used a middle Eastern religion with a brown savior to help them do it.

  • rubaxter

    The Root Cause of the decline of the West is they can no longer just go in and steal countries and the wealth of those countries by murdering the natives they need to, with complete impunity and , in most cases, the buy-in of other, related, inbred kings and queens.

    Can you say, “The Empress of India was a Whore!!”

  • rubaxter


    I guess you’ll just have to wait until the Evul Heathen screw up the country so you can come back and save it?


    Again, Diddums!

  • rueangel

    My ,..’lifetime’,.. began in 1934,..& in those days, North America, & Europe & Australia were ALL, pretty much,..'”WHITE” entities, as the White populations of those areas, were aware, of the fact, that, we, the White Race, had created, for ourselves, the highest levels of civilization that the world had ever seen,..
    We knew, back then, that, IF, we wished to maintain, the level of civilization the we had built for ourselves, then we needed to remain the majority race, so as to keep control of what we had created.

    Sadly, we, the White Race, have, forgotten this,..’territorial imperative’,..,& so, we now, can see the great civilization that our forefathers built, falling into chaos around us,..

    A high level of civilization, requires high quality racial stock,..

    If, the races were ,..’equal’,..then Africa would look like Europe, & Mexico would look like America, & the black & brown peoples of the world would not need to go sneaking into,..the White homelands, because, if they were as intelligent as Whites, they could improve there own homelands, instead, of them depending on the White Race to provide them with a ,..’better life’,..

  • Jan Curtis Williams

    Thank you for this bright spot in an otherwise crappy news cycle.