The spiritual battle is taking shape under Biden.
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Yesterday, the Catholic News Agency carried a report on the confirmation by the US Senate of Biden’s nominee for the United States’ Secretary of State, Antony Blinken.

Immediately following the confirmation, CNS reports that Planned Parenthood Global and the Human Rights Campaign gave their approval. Planned Parenthood Global stated its expectation that Blinken’s State Department would be “supporting SRHR [sexual and reproductive health and rights] across foreign policy.” CNS explained, the term “sexual and reproductive health and rights” has been used by the United Nations’ human rights office to refer to a variety of issue areas that include abortioncontraception, and gender ideology.

Alexis McGill Johnson, president and CEO of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, stated that the organization would work with Blinken “in the days, weeks, and years ahead to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights around the world!”

The Human Rights Campaign also gave its approval of Blinken, saying, “Antony Blinken will ensure the rights of all LGBTQ people, from every background, are once again a top priority in America’s foreign policy — and that when LGBTQ people abroad are under threat, they can count on the State Department as an ally.” 

During his confirmation hearings last week before members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Blinken said he would allow US embassies to fly rainbow “Pride” flags and would appoint a Special Envoy for LGBTQ issues at the agency.

As we pointed out in another article in this Wednesday STOPP Report, one of Biden’s first Executive Orders last week was a declaration to fight LGBTQ discrimination. With the appointment of Blinken, he has now made it clear that he wants to spread the queer agenda throughout the world.

So, in his first week, Biden has declared by his actions that he will wage war against children created by God by expanding abortion in America and will also wage war against the family through his dedication to deviant sexual behavior. You will recall how proud Biden was to “marry” two men in a civil ceremony a few years ago.

In all of this, Biden and his White House staff have gone from asserting that Biden is a Catholic to the point where they are now proclaiming that Biden is a “devout” Catholic.

Well, I’ve known devout Catholics in my life, and take my word for it, Biden is not a Catholic devout or otherwise. Maybe he once was, but all we must do is watch his actions and listen to his words and it immediately becomes clear that he is not proclaiming the Catholic faith.

As we watch things unfold, and do what we can to fight against them, it is good for us to keep in mind the events of Fatimawhich took place just a little over a hundred years ago. It was there that Mary, the Mother of God, appeared to three young children and told them many things. During one of her appearances, she actually showed the children that Hell exists and then said that more souls will go to Hell for sins of the flesh than for any other reason.

It certainly appears that Biden is championing those sins of the flesh.

But take heart. The OnePeterFive website has the following on their site:

Rorate Caeli has released a translation of a remarkable interview, originally published in 2008, with Cardinal Carlo Caffarra of Bologna. In it, he references correspondence he had with Sister Lucia, the principal visionary of Our Lady at Fatima: 

Q. There is a prophecy by Sister Lucia dos Santos, of Fatima, which concerns “the final battle between the Lord and the kingdom of Satan”. The battlefield is the family. Life and the family. We know that you were given charge by John Paul II to plan and establish the Pontifical Institute for the Studies on Marriage and the Family.

>Yes, I was. At the start of this work entrusted to me by the Servant of God John Paul II, I wrote to Sister Lucia of Fatima through her Bishop as I couldn’t do so directly. Unexplainably however, since I didn’t expect an answer, seeing that I had only asked for prayers, I received a very long letter with her signature – now in the Institute’s archives. In it we find written: the final battle between the Lord and the reign of Satan will be about marriage and the family. Don’t be afraid, she added, because anyone who operates for the sanctity of marriage and the family will always be contended and opposed in every way, because this is the decisive issue. And then she concluded: however, Our Lady has already crushed its head.

We are facing a real battle in 2021a battle for life and for the family. As we move forward with the Lord, let us always remember that we fight on the side of right. The enemies of God are clearly showing themselves, and we must be ready to fight themnot with physical weapons, but with spiritual ones.

We need to increase our prayer lives. We need to stand up in the public square and repeat the words of God. We need to be like Jonah as he warned the Ninevites and called upon them to repent. We need to find good, strong, faithful pastors and bishops and support them. Remember Philippians 4-13: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.