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“I shall come to ask for the Consecration of Russia to My Immaculate Heart…If people attend to My requests, Russia will be converted and the world will have peace.” -Fatima apparition
By Jay | Jay’s Analysis
Having spent some ten or so years in Catholic circles, and traditional Catholic circles at that, one of the more potent images dominating the Roman faith in the 20th century is of course that of Fatima. Our Lady of Fatima is the preeminent Marian apparition surrounding a series of purportedly prophetic revelations in 1917 to three Portuguese peasant children about imminent disasters to be let loose upon the West as a result of various immoralities and the supposed lack of conversion of Russia to the “Immaculate Heart of Mary.” Fatima.org summarizes the story as follows:
“In the apparition of July 13, Our Lady warned the three seers that if people did not stop offending God, He would punish the world “by means of war, hunger and persecution of the Church and of the Holy Father,” using Russia as His chosen instrument of chastisement. She told the children that “to prevent this, I shall come to ask for the Consecration of Russia to My Immaculate Heart” and promised that, by this single public act, Russia would be converted and peace would be given to the world.
The Mother of God cautioned that if Her requests were not granted, “Russia will spread its errors throughout the world, raising up wars and persecutions of the Church. The good will be martyred, the Holy Father will have much to suffer and various nations will be annihilated.”
Having myself attended years of traditional Latin masses, no one can experience modern Catholicism, even in its watered down Novus Ordo Missae versions without hearing all this. Back in my more credulous 20s, I spent a good bit of time researching this event, and I think there are even copies of Fr. What’s his name’s exposes of the real, true, real secret of Fatima lying around my messy library. (I was even put on Fatima Crusader’s mailing list without my knowledge!) With that said, I should also add that I’ve read a massive chunk of Malachi Martin’s published works, as well as countless texts on church history, Catholic theology, etc., so my analysis here is not coming from a stance of being alien to the wild world of modern Roman Catholicism.
My stance on this event is also not intended to be the standard, fundamentalist evangelical “debunking,” but rather to look at the larger geo-political setting that surrounds Our Lady of Fatima. Although I am not a Roman Catholic, the goal here is not to promote Enlightenment rationalism, but rather to propose an espionage-based thesis for the so-called “revelations.” The first place we want to look is Dr. Carroll Quigley’s revelations based on CFR private archives in regard to the banking houses of New York, London and Europe being the source of the 20th century’s world wars – world wars are banker’s wars. Quigley writes:
“At the end of the war of 1914, it became clear that the organization of this system had to be greatly extended. Once again the task was entrusted to Lionel Curtis who established, in England and each dominion, a front organization to the existing local Round Table Group. This front organization, called the Royal Institute of International Affairs, had as its nucleus in each area the existing submerged Round Table Group.
In New York it was known as the Council on Foreign Relations, and was a front for J. P. Morgan and Company in association with the very small American Round Table Group. The American organizers were dominated by the large number of Morgan “experts,” including Lamont and Beer, who had gone to the Paris Peace Conference and there became close friends with the similar group of English “experts” which had been recruited by the Milner group.
J. P. Morgan and Company Were the Center of the Round Table Group in America
On this basis, which was originally financial and goes back to George Peabody, there grew up in the twentieth century a power structure between London and New York which penetrated deeply into university life, the press, and the practice of foreign policy. In England the center was the Round Table Group, while in the United States it was J. P. Morgan and Company or its local branches in Boston, Philadelphia, and Cleveland.”
For those that have spent a lot of time in Tragedy & Hope, you know the first hundred pages or so are about how awful Russia is. This is because in the classic “Great Game,” the perennial enemy of the Anglo-American Establishment (another book title by Quigley) is Russia. The only power that could rival the merchant sea power (England), is the great land power, Russia. Other works like Gould and Fitzgerald’s Invisible History: Afghanistan’s Untold Story and Mark Curtis’ Secret Affairs also discuss at length the classic rivalry of these two powers, giving us a wider picture of the historical setting for the First and Second World Wars.
As we know from the works of Antony Sutton (as well as Quigley), the banking houses had an invested interest in funding both Bolshevism and Nazism for the purpose of reorganizing the various continents into large trading blocs with, first, a League of Nations following World War I, and a United Nations, following World War II. The Vatican Bank had also been in the service of the Rothschilds since the 1800s. The Jewish Encyclopedia states of the Rothschilds:
“After various vicissitudes, graphically described by Zola in his novel “L’Argent,” the Union failed, and brought many of the Catholic nobility of France to ruin, leaving the Rothschilds still more absolutely the undisputed leaders of French finance, but leaving also a legacy of hatred which had much influence on the growth of the anti-Semitic movement in France. Something analogous occurred in England when the century-long competition of the Barings and the Rothschilds culminated in the failure of the former in 1893; but in this case the Rothschilds came to the rescue of their rivals and prevented a universal financial catastrophe. It is a somewhat curious sequel to the attempt to set up a Catholic competitor to the Roths-childs that at the present time the latter are the guardians of the papal treasure.
Of recent years the Rothschilds have consistently refused to have anything to do with loans to Russia, owing to the anti-Jewish legislation of that empire, though on one occasion the members of the Paris house joined in a loan to demonstrate their patriotism as Frenchmen.”
This would suggest the co-opting of the Vatican was much earlier than the Vatican II conspiracy most traditional Catholics adhere to. The anti-Russian stance thus suggests a specific anti-Russian bias that continues today, as the mega banking houses of our day are still embroiled in Vatican Bank scandals, recalling the ritual death of Roberto Calvi and John Paul I. With this geopolitical setting in mind, we can consider Fatima within this milieu and my thesis is as follows: The Western Atlanticist powers had planned World War I and II, and the miraculous “revelations” of Fatima specifically target Russia as the villain that will “spread her errors” to the globe. As Sutton and Quigley detail, funding for world communism and fascism came from western capital.
The errors here are communism, but why didn’t the prophetic gift enable to children to understand that London exported Marxism to Russia? What about London spreading her errors to the globe, with international finance and industrial powers funding both Nazism and communism? No, the peasants specifically target Russia as the villain, conveniently the Atlanticists’ enemy number one. And what better way to mobilize a billion Catholics to target Russia as the global enemy according to Mother Mary, when Bolshevism and communism wrecked Russia by Great Game design? This is not to say the Cold War and east/west espionage weren’t real – the wars and covert operations are very real, but they are war gamed at a higher level by powerful internationalists.
To further bolster my thesis, I dug up a fascinating scholarly essay on “CIA Psychological Warfare Operations in Chile, Nicaragua and Jamaica” that delves into minute precision analyzing various CIA Psy Ops tactics in these nations that specifically utilize the manipulation of various Marian “apparition” superstitions amongst the local populations. Although from somewhat of a leftist bent, the article by Fred Landis explains various CIA fronts planting several “miraculous” stories in the news, creating a fake Lourdes for local that would propagandize, the appearance of Mary to various ministers, as well as numerous other faux miracles invented for psy ops. My first thought reading this important article was the famous quote of Machiavelli in his Art of War that a staged miracle is a great way for a general to mobilize his troops (Book VI) – and keep in mind that the British Empire made liberal use of Machiavelli.
While I recognize the CIA operations against Marxists were much later than Fatima, it shows there has been precedent for military and intelligence operations staging miracles to mobilize a population. I am also not supporting the Marxists against the CIA, but rather using the article as an example. In my estimation, it is far more likely the machinations of Rome in the clutches of the Atlanticists were prepared to go along with a Fatima Psy Op to prepare for an already-planned World War I and II, which is why Benedict XV was a supporter of the bankster’s League of Nations (and why the present popes are lovers of the United Nations).
In my estimation, Malachi Martin is also a dubious character, with his support of the dismantling of Catholicism at Vatican II as a peritus, as well as his sketchy background and promotion of new age ideas. With Martin, we also have the evangelistic promotion of Fatima narrative as some ridiculous fulfillment of Apocalypse 12, as well as the doublethink that the 20th century popes were simultaneously Satanic traitors, yet “good men” (as he says in Keys of this Blood). To add fuel to this fire, the “apparitions” of Medjugorje and Garabandal are so bizarre and ridiculous, even Rome can’t decide what to do with them, which suggests a load of bologna – newspapers can print anything and paying villagers a few coin will get them to say whatever you want. Likewise, priests have been fooling peasants with foreknowledge of eclipses for millennia (in regard to the “dancing sun”). You’ll note that the Catholic trad sites, for example, always tout the “Russian menace” line, yet rarely discuss the banksters as the ones funding and exporting Marxism to Russia. In the final analysis, my thesis (not a proof) is that Fatima is another manifestation of this long chapel hall of smells, bells, smoke and mirrors.
This article originally appeared on Jay’s Analysis.