Western Campaign Against Orthodox Church Turns to Montenegro

Source: Strategic Culture Foundation

December 30, 2019


“Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.” So Karl Marx wrote in 1843. For three generations over the course of the 20th century his atheist disciples violently sought to break their subjects of this “opium” addiction.

They failed. In many though not all parts of the former communist bloc Christianity not only survived but provided the impetus for national and social revival. In some countries, like Poland, Hungary, and Lithuania, this meant Roman Catholicism. In others, like Russia, Ukraine, Serbia, and Georgia, this means Orthodoxy.

For the no-less-godless successors of the commissars now ruling most of Europe through the twin bureaucracies of NATO and the European Union, religion – or at least Christianity – remains a retrograde force that needs to be overcome. They are helped by the fact that in western Europe (and increasingly in the United States) consumerism, feminism, LGBT, multiculturalism, and other materialistic post-modern alternatives have proved to be far more corrosive of Christianity than dynamite, bullets, concentration camps, and punitive psychiatric hospitals.

...Read the rest at Strategic Culture Foundation.

James George Jatras


Mikael Liljeström1/25/2020 8:35 pm
" Strategic Culture Foundation" is a Russian agitprop machine without much credibility. The Orthodox Church is not dependent on Russian political power to live and prosper.
ACatharina1/8/2020 11:50 am
Same patterns, same organizations, same language everywhere around the globe... and people keep thinking there's no world-wide conspiracy against the Church. I wonder if those convenient church-seizure laws will be implemented in other countries as well, for example for the purpose of annihilating influence of rocor...
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