Let me be clear, the apartheid of South Africa did many heinous crimes. I condemn all acts of unjust violence. Out of these violations of civil rights was born a communist group called UmKhonto we Sizwe or ANC. Members of this group, like Mandela, were at first dedicated to non-violent resistance. But as the struggle continued they turned to violence that hurt innocent people including women and children.
“The terrorist wing to this group was called MK. MK carried out numerous bombings during the next 20 years and the pledge not to kill became redundant – in the whole campaign, at least 63 people died and 483 people were injured.” The Telegraph
Here is a list of places that were bombed by the MK.
Church Street West, Pretoria, on the 20 May 1983
Amanzimtoti Shopping complex KZN, 23 December 1985
Durban Pick ‘n Pay shopping complex, 1 September 1986
Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court, 20 May 1987
Krugersdorp Magistrate’s Court, 17 March 1988
Pretoria Sterland movie complex 16 April 1988
limpet mine killed ANC terrorist M O Maponya instead
When Mandela was taken to court, Amnesty International would not take his case because of the acts of violence that he was being accused of. Mandela was a trained as a lawyer and accepted his sentence.
He authored the book “How to be a Good Communist” and can be read here at the Free Republic site.
Communism is anti religion. Many people have not heard of Marx’s statement: “Religion is the opiate of of the masses”. What he meant was that, because we believe in heaven, religion drugs us to suffer here below injustices, because we look forward to our true home is heaven. He claimed that we allowed (drugged) the masses of people to tolerate injustices in this life because they would receive true justice in heaven.
Since Marx was an atheist, there is no heaven, so you need to do what ever you can to have your utopia here and now on earth. And since there is no God, there are no rules. So if it takes killing millions of rich and educated people to give the masses justice, than it is justified.
In the Bolshevik revolution, they first imprisoned the rich and took their property. Then they killed them. That did not work, so they then imprisoned the educated. They were killed too. When that didn’t work, they started killing anyone they deemed were against socialism and communism.
If you want to know about communism read “The Gulag Archipelago” by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. His book on the communist force labor camps (like there are right now in China and North Korea) where he was held for years, helped bring down the Soviet Union. He was later shunned by the press/media of the West because he spoke out against immoral things in the US and Europe based on his belief in God and from his Russian Orthodox Faith.
He saw secularism as the enemy of truth and justice because it “proclaimed and enforced autonomy of man from any higher force above him. It could also be called anthropocentricity, with man seen as the center of everything that exists.”
We traditional Catholics condemn any sort of injustice and racial prejudices. We work for the Kingdom of Jesus Christ where His laws of love are lived. Like Solzhenitsyn, we are also against man centered religion and government. Men are always flawed when they try to enforce man made laws. Injustice after injustice happens.
Communism and Marxism will alway fail because it forgets the most important factor, ORIGINAL SIN. Without God’s graces given to us through the Holy Sacraments of Holy Mother the Catholic Church, we will always be selfish and corrupt. Without God, man is bound to fail on his own. History attends to that over and over and over. We are by our fallen nature, selfish.
Only when we have been truly converted by Jesus will be able to be just and loving. We also know that God’s laws are laws of love and justice. We also know that the devil is active in the world to destroy lives and peace.
That is why we love the Holy Latin Mass and Catholic Tradition about the Kingship of Christ the King. It is God’s plan for a just and safe society. “Know God Know Peace. No God No peace.” The Holy Latin Mass has great power against evil and injustice.
The original author of this blog passed away in July of 2016. RIP Father Carota.