The Hundred Years' War
The Culture of Death's Campaign Against the Catholic Church
When it comes to advancing the culture of death in the West, the strategy most often used by its leaders has three parts, all centered on the Catholic Church.
First, isolate the Catholic Church from the rest of society. Frame any debate as the Catholic Church versus some other group or cause (women, Protestants, science, progress, and so on, or any combination of such). Sometimes the isolation will be somewhat rhetorical; at other times the Catholic Church will in fact be largely alone on the issue, in which case the goal is to emphasize that isolation.
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