Catholic opponents of the death penalty sometimes seem to lose sight of the primary purpose of punishment. The Catechism of the Catholic Church (final text) says, “Punishment has the primary aim of redressing the disorder introduced by the offense.”
Infiltration of the Catholic Church by socialist-Marxists . . .
JUST TROUBLE — If your Catholic parish offers a series of programs known as Just Faith, stay away!
“How To Turn Lukewarm Parishes Into A Hotbed of Social Justice” – Jake Jezreel, founder Just Faith
Just Faith Exposed!
The November 2011 Mindzenty Report, Blowin’ in the Wind: Just Faith and the Socialist Indoctrination of the Church . It traces the roots of today’s social gospel with the Progressive Movement and Fabian Socialism. Also, it examines the fast-growing JustFaith organization, its founder Jack Jezreel, its ties with the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, its partnership with left-wing groups and its Alinsky-like disruptive tactics.
Despite its growing popularity, JustFaith has unleashed a
legion of critics who point out that Jezreel’s program is
nothing but a platform for an ultra left wing social,
political, and economic agenda that is NOT consistent with
traditional Catholic social teaching. The trouble with the
JustFaith Ministries is that it is not about either justice or faith
but about power. As Walter Rauschenbusch said in the late 19th
century, religion is just a means to get, not justice but socialism,
which is a demonic attempt to corral the world’s masses into a
single unit that will be forced to march to its secular drummer.
JustFaith reduces Catholicism to an unofficial set of economic
and political solutions to the gamut of social problems that
afflict this country. It overemphasizes aspects of Catholic social
teaching or takes them out of context to the point that they
become easy fodder for their secular political and economic