Christian mother and politician faces persecution in Finland for voicing her beliefs (+VIDEO)

Helsinki, November 17, 2021

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Last week, the Christian Interfaith Advisory Committee, including the Russian Orthodox Church and various other Christian denominations, issued a statement in defense of Päivi Räsänen, a Finnish mother, Member of Parliament, and wife of a Finnish Lutheran pastor who is facing persecution for her deeply-held religious beliefs.

The censorship case against the politician is set to begin on January 24. Police investigations against Räsänen began in June 2019, when she questioned her church’s official sponsorship of the Pride 2019 LGBT event via a tweet with a quote from the book of Romans about the Christian teaching on homosexuality, reports ADF International.

“Bible-believing Christians view homosexuality as a sin. At the same time, they are called upon not to condemn persons with homosexual inclinations, but, on the contrary, to take care of every such person and help him find a way to repentance and healing,” the Interfaith Advisory Committee stated.

The parliamentarian, medical doctor, mother of five, and grandmother of seven is accused of having engaged in “hate speech” for expressing her faith in the tweet, and in comments from a radio show in 2019, and in a pamphlet produced in 2004 in which she referred to homosexuality as a “sexual anomaly.”

“I await the court proceedings with a calm mind, confident that Finland will respect the freedom of expression and religion enshrined in fundamental rights and international conventions. I will not back down from my conviction based on the Bible and I am ready to defend freedom of expression and religion in all necessary courts. I cannot accept that voicing religious beliefs could mean imprisonment. I will defend my right to confess my faith, so that no one else would be deprived of their right to freedom of religion and speech,” said Räsänen, who has served as a Member of Parliament since 1995, was chair of the Christian Democrats from 2004-2015, and from 2011-2015 was the Minister of the Interior, with responsibility for church affairs in Finland.

Räsänen faces up to two years’ imprisonment or a fine.

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sherlock_holmes11/23/2021 8:07 pm
@ J You are right but it is not about the money in the first place.( they can print money for free ad nauseam and get away with it, as long as it is a world currency ).It is a war ( since the fall of the angels ) against Jesus Christ our God and the people He loves ( humanity ).Nowadays it is going to extremes due to the huge powers and almost total control they got, advanced science ( plus dark minds and hearts of stone ).It is somehow like the demoniac of Gadara in his prime, dressed in a nice suit on the Wall Street or the penthouse of his bank.
J11/23/2021 3:46 pm
Of course, there is a whole contingent of wealthy billionaires pushing transhumanism within every government in the world. There is nothing they hate more than women who speak out to protect children from sexual groomers. They actively infiltrate women's forums with "transwomen" online-- policing women's speech... I'm talking forums regarding women's health issues, parenting issues, domestic violence issues... shuttling them down. These infiltrators are, in reality, men who hate women. They want us to stop talking. They want those of us who are convicted of crimes to be imprisoned with male rapists who pretend to be women, "because transwomen prisoners are women and should be housed with women!". STEM billionaires are the ones who pour tons of money into political activism and online groups to push the transhumanistic agenda worldwide. Even if one is "for" basic rights for gay people, one can easily see how much SEXUAL GROOMING/transhumanistic propaganda is going on right out in the open and is being shoved down children's throats every day. Even gay people are complaining about this-- disgusted with the bizarre behavior of extremists within the acronym brigade, disgusted with people grooming children on social media, angry at trans-rights activists shutting down women's domestic violence shelters, irate at trans-rights activists trying to ban words like "breast feeding", etc.. Any woman who thinks organizations like the ROCOR are "anti-woman", think again. The STEMlord billionaires out there want to replace women with robots, artificial wombs, and boys on estrogen. They see huge profits to be had. They're the ones making bank off violent pornography that depicts us being tortured and raped. They are the ones pushing for legalized prostitution, which makes the large male brothel owners millionaires in places like Germany. Many of the STEMLORD class in power has no use for women in real life, other than for parts/pieces/profit. Many of them were friends with the likes of Epstein. We aren't human beings to them. They believe our children are theirs to be had. My high school aged child was forced to read some pro-transhumanism book over the summer, and the "bad guy" of the book was a religious African American kid. No surprise here, the school uses GOOGLE CHROME books for their curriculum. How much do you want to bet they had influence on which book children had to read over the summer? Thankfully most of the kids thought it was bizarre, but one can only imagine there are a percentage who had the "seed" planted in their heads "Maybe I'm really supposed to be a boy/a girl!" It's all about MONEY. Stem/TECH sees a huge profit to be made in pushing bizarre sexual fetishes, encouraging children to volunteer for Mengle-sque human experimentation. It's sick. My son also says pro-gender bender accounts are infiltrating gaming chatrooms where teenaged boys congregate. We used to warn children against these kinds of people, now our governments are being bribed to give people like this control over school curriculums. I also believe the easy access of internet porn, much of which pushes bizarre sexual fetishes, is also pushing this propaganda. It takes very few clicks to find the kind of material that used to be reserved for top-shelves of remote pornography stores. I'm relieved some organizations/churches, including the Orthodox Christian Church, still exist and call it for what it is: EVIL. I'm glad some people, such as this Lutheran woman, have the courage to state what they believe.
Ararat11/22/2021 11:44 am
The Christian organisation of lawyers defending this brave lady is amazingly standing up for human rights. Check it out here:
Simon Wiesenthal 2.011/18/2021 6:32 pm
"If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them." Peace be to thee that readest.
Aggeliki Batelli11/18/2021 4:54 am
Hi I am in disbelief of what Is going on it is absolutley insane we have no more freedom its over we can no longer have our religious believes cant speak about them its against the law Wow We can not say anything about gays any longer we cant even say they are gay its against the law but funny no one protects us we can be ridiculed they can agress us they can do as they please and we have no protection we have no say Wow What is this world coming to well we do know what it is coming to I pray and hope God will come and take me I cant stand all of this it makes me sick to my stomach
Panagiotis11/18/2021 1:44 am
God bless her... We are now in a time when bad is called good, and the good are called bad... Homosexuality is not normal, if everyone in the world were homosexual, the human race would end, does that sound normal to you?...
sherlock_holmes11/17/2021 11:30 pm
A good attitude of the Russian Orthodox Church and various other Christian denominations in helping Päivi Räsänen .Lord, Jesus Christ, have mercy on her !
Alex11/17/2021 4:06 pm
Absolutely appalling!
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