Skip to content

'Christmas Blood': ISIS directly threatens Christmas, Pope Francis and the Vatican in one frightening image

By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)
11/15/2017 (8 months ago)
Catholic Online (https://www.catholic.org)

'So wait ... '

"Christmas blood" and an attack on the Vatican. A pro-ISIS media outlet has published a poster showing an attack on the Vatican with a vehicle and load of deadly weapons. The terrorist organization has vowed to take "Christmas Blood" this year.

The Islamic State favors attacks during important Christian holidays.

The Islamic State favors attacks during important Christian holidays.

Highlights

LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - The murderous terrorists especially favor and rejoice in attacks during the holidays. 

In 2015, Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik opened fire on a San Bernardino Christmas Party and in 2016, Anis Amri initiated a truck attack at Berlin's Christmas market.

"The Specter of Terrorism," a poster released by the Wafa' Media Foundation stated in English, "You will pay very expensive price for your war on Islam."

"We will take revenge for the blood of Muslims on your land, we will kill the young before the older watch this."

The Vatican attack propaganda shows a masked person sitting in the driver's seat of a BMW approaching St. Peter's Basilica with multiple weapons in the passenger seat, including a rifle, a handgun and a backpack. 

Islamic State poster

Islamic State poster threatens the Vatican.

"O worshippers of the cross in USA," a separate poster labeled "Manhattan" stated. "Our lone wolves will come to you from where you do not know and we will terrorize you wherever you are and we will show you multitudes of terror and pain that you showed to the Muslims, and what is coming is more bitter and greater."

The "Manhattan" poster shows skyscrapers engulfed in flames crumbling to the ground with a semi-truck in view.

Although similar threats to both the United States and the Vatican have occurred prior to these most recent intimidations, the foreboding peril should not be taken lightly. 

In the Philippines, an attack on a church showed images of Pope Francis being taunted with a gun to the head and artifacts of Jesus and Mary were defiled on camera. 

The jihadists vowed they would seek further revenge and would soon enter Rome. 

"There is no doubt that if Muslims want to take over Italy, the Islamic State European fighters will have to ally with other militias to fight the Mafia before the conquest of Rome," detailed ISIS magazine Rumiyah (Rome)'s e-book.

PRAY with us for the safety of Pope Francis and all the faithful who may cross paths with the savage men working for ISIS.

May the three enfold you

Father, Son and Holy Spirit

Hold you safe and hold you strong

May the three encompass you

Father, Son and Holy Spirit

Encircle your life each day and night

May the three protect you

Father, Son and Holy Spirit

Guard your door and keep each gate

May the three watch over you

Father, Son and Holy Spirit

Still your heart and calm all fear

---


'Help Give every Student and Teacher FREE resources for a world-class Moral Catholic Education'


Copyright 2018 - Distributed by THE CALIFORNIA NETWORK

Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for July 2018
Priests and their Pastoral Ministry.
That priests, who experience fatigue and loneliness in their pastoral work, may find help and comfort in their intimacy with the Lord and in their friendship with their brother priests.


Comments


More Europe

Priest asks to visit man who robbed him Watch

Image of Father Patrick Hennessy.

Father Patrick Hennessy, who was robbed and attacked in May at his rectory in Scotland, says he has forgiven his robber and wants to visit ... continue reading


Former Vatican Diplomat found guilty of child pornography charges

Image of Former Holy See diplomat Msgr. Carlo Alberto Capella was found guilty.

At the close of his civil trial in the Vatican, former Holy See diplomat Msgr. Carlo Alberto Capella was found guilty of possessing and ... continue reading


Copy of 1493 Christopher Columbus letter returned to Vatican Watch

Image of The letter has been returned to the Vatican.

After spending more than a decade in a private collection in Atlanta, a copy of a 1493 letter written by Christopher Columbus about his ... continue reading


Former diplomat in Vatican jail for child pornography -- wait, the Vatican has a jail? Watch

Image of Capella will soon face a Vatican court over charges he possessed child pornography.

Former Vatican diplomat Msgr. Carlo Alberto Capella is facing trial this month after having been indicted by the Holy See on charges of ... continue reading


Scholars give insight into horrible rumor saying Irish saints performed abortions

Image of Scholars say don't believe the rumors.

Faulty history, bad moral analysis and dubious voting advice are behind claims that several cherished Irish saints were involved in ... continue reading


Never Miss any Updates!

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers.

Information
Learn about Catholic world

Catholic Online
Inform - Inspire - Ignite

Catholic Online Saints
Your saints explained

Catholic Online Prayers
Prayers for every need

Catholic Online Bible
Complete bible online

Catholic Online News
Your news Catholic eye

Daily Reading
Today's bible reading

Lent / Easter
Death & resurrection of Jesus

Advent / Christmas
Birth of Jesus

Rest of Catholic Online
All Catholic world we offer

Services
Products and services we offer

Catholic Online Shopping
Catholic medals, gifts & books

The California Network
Inspiring streaming service

Advertise on Catholic Online
Your ads on catholic.org

Catholic Online Email
Email with Catholic feel

Catholic Online Singles
Safe, secure Catholic dating

The California Studios
World-class post production service

Education
Learn the Catholic way

Catholic Online School
Free Catholic education for all

Student Classes
K-12 & Adult Education Classes

School Teachers
Teacher lesson plans & resources

Support Free Education
Tax deductible support Free education

Socials
Connect with us online

Catholic Online on Facebook
Catholic social network

Catholic Online on Twitter
Catholic Tweets

Catholic Online on YouTube
Enjoy our videos

Catholic Online on Instagram
Shared Catholic moments

Catholic Online on Pinterest
Catholic ideas style inspiration

Catholic Online Logo

Copyright 2018 Catholic Online. All materials contained on this site, whether written, audible or visual are the exclusive property of Catholic Online and are protected under U.S. and International copyright laws, © Copyright 2018 Catholic Online. Any unauthorized use, without prior written consent of Catholic Online is strictly forbidden and prohibited.