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Old Nov 28, '11, 3:18 am
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Divine Appointments in Europe

Our ministry in Europe was a huge success with many divine appointments and open doors of opportunity to share the glorious Gospel of grace. On our first day at the Vatican, I approached the Pope's residence to see if we could meet with him to talk about the Gospel and his strategy for ecumenical unity. The Swiss guard told me I could see him at noon (along with the other 500,000 people waiting to see him in St. Peter's square). It occurred to me that I have immediate access to God through one mediator but had no access to the pope because of one obstruction. Later, when the pope appeared at his window to "bless" the crowd, we were astonished to witness the misplaced and excessive exaltation of this man. Our hearts were filled with compassion for the many nuns whose eyes were transfixed on him as if he were a god.
As usual Gendron proceeds to lie and deceive his readers. Notice that like some politicians have done he declares victory without having actually achieved it. He can't tell us that he didn't know that personal meetings with His Holiness are scheduled far in advance. This is just another of his outright lies that he propagates as an attack on the Catholic faith. Is this the kind of Christian integrity that he should display? I think not.
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During our tour of St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Museum, we were taken back by the immense idolatry and paganism that is thinly veiled by a counterfeit form of Christianity.
Notice that he doesn't bother to detail this, probably because he knows full well that any Catholic whose remotely knowledgeable about our most holy faith would make him look like even more of a liar than he already does. For those of you who might not have seen it, I answer this sort of specious propaganda in an article on my blog called. Iconoclasm: Or: Catholics Worship Graven Images NOT
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Clearly Satan has blinded the minds of unbelievers from the light of the Gospel and the glory of Christ.
Any of you feel blinded? Any of you unbelievers? Odd...all the faithful Catholics I know are not only very strong believers and followers of Our Lord Jesus Christ, but can explain and defend what we believe and why.
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We left with a greater sense of thanksgiving to God for delivering us from this kingdom of darkness into the glorious light of the Savior.
Hmmm, I seem to express that same feeling about coming home to the Catholic faith in My Testimony.
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Many of the Catholics we witnessed to showed no interest in the Word of God because of their fierce and unbending loyalty to their religion. We were, however, encouraged by some who had a teachable spirit and expressed an interest in the truth we shared from Scripture.
Sure Mike, and just how much Italian do you even speak? More likely, he couldn't make himself understood and they were bored with this rude American anti-Catholic. Truth from scripture? Really? If it's so true then how come I've been able to refute so many of your newsletter articles with abundant scriptures and well documented Catholic teaching?
Response to Hard Questions to Ask Good Catholics (By Mike Gendron)
Refuting anti-Catholic tract: "Rome vs The Bible" by Mike Gendron
Refuting: "Is a Catholic Christian an Oxymoron?"
Refuting Mike Gendron's attacks on Eucharistic Adoration


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We continued to sow the imperishable seed of God's Word in Naples. It was somewhat of a homecoming for me since I lived there 52 years ago while in middle school. At that time, as a devout Catholic and altar boy, I had what I thought, was a great privilege to meet Padre Pio. He was the stigmatist who bore the 5 wounds of a crucifixion and was recently named a saint. In his autobiography he said souls from purgatory would stop by his window on the way to heaven to thank him for suffering on their behalf.
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As our merciful God set us free from this religious deception, we now pray that the truth of His Word will do the same for all the divine appointments He set for us.
And I will pray a Rosary and a Divine Mercy Chaplet (Please join me in this my Catholic brothers and sisters.) in thanksgiving that I am not deceived by lying men like you Mike Gendron and my intention will be the collapse of your anti-Catholic "ministry" and your final reversion by the mercy of God.
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As usual Gendron proceeds to lie and deceive his readers. Notice that like some politicians have done he declares victory without having actually achieved it. He can't tell us that he didn't know that personal meetings with His Holiness are scheduled far in advance. This is just another of his outright lies that he propagates as an attack on the Catholic faith. Is this the kind of Christian integrity that he should display? I think not. Notice that he doesn't bother to detail this, probably because he knows full well that any Catholic whose remotely knowledgeable about our most holy faith would make him look like even more of a liar than he already does. For those of you who might not have seen it, I answer this sort of specious propaganda in an article on my blog called. Iconoclasm: Or: Catholics Worship Graven Images NOT
Any of you feel blinded? Any of you unbelievers? Odd...all the faithful Catholics I know are not only very strong believers and followers of Our Lord Jesus Christ, but can explain and defend what we believe and why.
Hmmm, I seem to express that same feeling about coming home to the Catholic faith in My Testimony. Sure Mike, and just how much Italian do you even speak? More likely, he couldn't make himself understood and they were bored with this rude American anti-Catholic. Truth from scripture? Really? If it's so true then how come I've been able to refute so many of your newsletter articles with abundant scriptures and well documented Catholic teaching?
Response to Hard Questions to Ask Good Catholics (By Mike Gendron)
Refuting anti-Catholic tract: "Rome vs The Bible" by Mike Gendron
Refuting: "Is a Catholic Christian an Oxymoron?"
Refuting Mike Gendron's attacks on Eucharistic Adoration


Irrelevant...And I will pray a Rosary and a Divine Mercy Chaplet (Please join me in this my Catholic brothers and sisters.) in thanksgiving that I am not deceived by lying men like you Mike Gendron and my intention will be the collapse of your anti-Catholic "ministry" and your final reversion by the mercy of God.


I do not know the guy but there are hundreds of people like him. They are the models of truth. Whatever they say is right, whatever people whom they dislike say is wrong. They are the popes of this world.

So, when they see a real Pope, they get mad...How would he dare to ask for an audience with the Pope? Because he sees himself at the same level...crazy...
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I do not know the guy but there are hundreds of people like him. They are the models of truth. Whatever they say is right, whatever people whom they dislike say is wrong. They are the popes of this world.

So, when they see a real Pope, they get mad...How would he dare to ask for an audience with the Pope? Because he sees himself at the same level...crazy...
Well this guy makes his living off this propaganda. This is a direct refutation of his latest email newsletter. In the same newsletter he printed the following email from a Catholic named Jenna. I kinda doubt that he published it all though.
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As a strong Roman Catholic, I am incredibly offended by the way you attack my religion. I can assure you I am not "blinded by religious deception". What are you talking about, "Born Again?" We did it right the first time. We do not have to be born again. Your organization/cult is absolutely ridiculous and I can assure you that the next time a group of your cult followers come onto a Roman Catholic campus or church, they will not be warmly welcomed. We will be ready for you next time.
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Jenna, if you're out there and read this. join us here and we'll help you be prepared to answer his lies next time.

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wow...

Does he think he could get an audience with POTUS in an easier fashion???
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One of the truths about touring the vatican - which I had the previledge to do a couple of years ago - is that it leaves you feeling altogether quite small. I can imagine that this sense of smallness came as a bit of a shock to Mr Grendron, causing a reaction of denial & defiance. Which, ironically, is evidents that he really does think of himself as a small & insignificant man. Ah well, God bless & guide him to the truth!

BTW - I love the idea of Holy Souls on their way to Heaven popping in to say 'Hi' to Padre Pio

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Well this guy makes his living off this propaganda. This is a direct refutation of his latest email newsletter. In the same newsletter he printed the following email from a Catholic named Jenna. I kinda doubt that he published it all though.Jenna, if you're out there and read this. join us here and we'll help you be prepared to answer his lies next time.

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there is something much worse on his website... a reader of his writes...
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I am currently a Roman Catholic Sister and I am asking you to send the free publication that was offered on VCY America, Roman Catholicism: Scripture vs. Tradition. Please send it to my sister who will forward it to me in the convent. I cannot believe I have been a Catholic all my life, and a nun for 10 years, and never studied the church from the biblical viewpoint. God has now led me to study His word daily. I must tell you that the whole subject is becoming overwhelming. I do trust that God is in control and will show me the way to go. I know that He will do all things in order. I also know that God does not take our vows lightly.Please pray for me that I may find the right was to go, to set me free from the bondage of those things I no longer believe in. I'm almost 70 years old. This is really going to be a cross. But it will be worth it, if I can obey God.
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there is something much worse on his website... a reader of his writes...
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Dear Mike Gendron,
I am currently a Roman Catholic Sister and I am asking you to send the free publication that was offered on VCY America, Roman Catholicism: Scripture vs. Tradition. Please send it to my sister who will forward it to me in the convent. I cannot believe I have been a Catholic all my life, and a nun for 10 years, and never studied the church from the biblical viewpoint. God has now led me to study His word daily. I must tell you that the whole subject is becoming overwhelming. I do trust that God is in control and will show me the way to go. I know that He will do all things in order. I also know that God does not take our vows lightly.Please pray for me that I may find the right was to go, to set me free from the bondage of those things I no longer believe in. I'm almost 70 years old. This is really going to be a cross. But it will be worth it, if I can obey God.
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(Edited) I don't trust anything that clown says, and the more of his stuff I read, the more I would put him on the same level as Jack Chick. It seems like he just makes stuff up and does crazy things to get a rise out of us. (Edited) It's really really sad.

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there is something much worse on his website... a reader of his writes...
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Dear Mike Gendron,
I am currently a Roman Catholic Sister and I am asking you to send the free publication that was offered on VCY America, Roman Catholicism: Scripture vs. Tradition. Please send it to my sister who will forward it to me in the convent. I cannot believe I have been a Catholic all my life, and a nun for 10 years, and never studied the church from the biblical viewpoint. God has now led me to study His word daily. I must tell you that the whole subject is becoming overwhelming. I do trust that God is in control and will show me the way to go. I know that He will do all things in order. I also know that God does not take our vows lightly.Please pray for me that I may find the right was to go, to set me free from the bondage of those things I no longer believe in. I'm almost 70 years old. This is really going to be a cross. But it will be worth it, if I can obey God.
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I saw that too but discounted it as propaganda. Oh...I'm sure he manages to deceive some people, but this reads very much like something made up.

The thing is that most of us here at CAF are and have been studying the Catholic Church from a Bible viewpoint, and have found nothing but support for it. While I and many others have have examined Gendron's stuff and refuted it from the Bible and authentic Catholic teaching. For a guy who is supposedly a Bible only guy, he has proved again and again that he does not preach and teach the Bible, but a very grossly skewed and misinterpreted anti-Catholic message in order to get paid by the people who believe his lies. If I was one of his followers and read the refutations that have been posted here at CAF and in places like my blog, then I'd be pretty mad and call him and ask for my money back that he'd have scammed me out of.
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My wife, Callista, is a lifelong Catholic and has been a member of the choir of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., for 15 years. Although I was Southern Baptist, I had attended Mass with Callista every Sunday at the basilica to watch her sing with the choir. Over the course of a decade, the depth of faith and history contained in the life of the Catholic Church were increasingly apparent to me, and the centrality of the Eucharist in the Catholic Mass became more and more clear.
Pope Benedict XVI's visit to the United States in April of 2008 was a turning point for me. The Holy Father presided over solemn vespers with the U.S. bishops in the Crypt Church at the basilica in Washington. Callista's choir was asked to sing for Pope Benedict at vespers, and as a spouse, I had the unique opportunity to attend the papal visit and was deeply moved by the occasion. Click here for the complete article.



Mike's Comment: More than ever we are seeing the importance educating evangelicals on the distinct differences between the biblical Gospel of grace and the deadly works-righteousness gospel of Catholicism. The Reformation has long been forgotten by many Protestants as we see them joining the apostate religion or embracing it as a valid expression of Christianity.
God bless Newt and his wife whether he wins or not. May God continue to guide them ever deeper into compliance with all that our most holy faith entails.

Note to Gendron...the Reformation should be forgotten and may God grant that your false 'no works" gospel is at least completely refuted and your deceptions proved to be what they are. Who REALLY Preaches "A Different Gospel"?
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For some reason, I recently started getting his e-mails. They make me angry & I know it does no good to correct him, so I'd better unsub - soon!

I used to get e-mails from Bill Jackson - Christians Evangelizing Catholics. I had a rather lengthy snail mail conversation with him back in the 90s. When he couldn't come up with proof of certain allegations, he stopped replying to my letters. I'll admit I was pushing him hard!

Bill died at the end of October. I'm willing to bet he got the surprise of his life!

For all these professional anti-Catholics, the best we can do for them (other than expose their errors here) is pray. They are hardened in their wrong beliefs.
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For some reason, I recently started getting his e-mails. They make me angry & I know it does no good to correct him, so I'd better unsub - soon!

I used to get e-mails from Bill Jackson - Christians Evangelizing Catholics. I had a rather lengthy snail mail conversation with him back in the 90s. When he couldn't come up with proof of certain allegations, he stopped replying to my letters. I'll admit I was pushing him hard!

Bill died at the end of October. I'm willing to bet he got the surprise of his life!

For all these professional anti-Catholics, the best we can do for them (other than expose their errors here) is pray. They are hardened in their wrong beliefs.
Good answer.

Gendron doesn't make me angry. He just makes me wonder how people who supposedly know the Bible can buy into his stuff when I can look at it and see where he's misinterpreting scripture and either lying about or grossly ignorant of (which is doubtful) authentic Catholic teachings.
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Well this guy makes his living off this propaganda. This is a direct refutation of his latest email newsletter. In the same newsletter he printed the following email from a Catholic named Jenna. I kinda doubt that he published it all though.Jenna, if you're out there and read this. join us here and we'll help you be prepared to answer his lies next time.

Here's a good start.


The more we talk abou him the more publicity he gets...
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if the nuns came to see the Pope, then they came to see the Pope...what else were they supposed to be paying attention to?
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