In 1931, Spain became the Republic of Spain, a liberal democracy. The Vatican feared for the Church’s very survival in Spain.
Because the Catholic Church ignores the principle of separation of church and state, it is the most divisive force in America.
The Vatican acts in part, often soundlessly and most effectively, through a relatively small number of Americans who give the Church their loyalty.
The Vatican has had so much success at shutting down efforts to control population growth that draconian actions have not yet been necessary.
The Catholic hierarchy is willing to compromise with government so long as its own special areas of power are respected.
Vatican influence on domestic and foreign policy of the US is not unique. All governments except China are victims of this Vatican manipulation of government…
The Church's preoccupation with sex stems chiefly from three very different concerns of power or control.
The solutions to the problem of overpopulation threaten the continued existence of the church as it has evolved over the past 2000 years.
The Vatican is not only a religious institution and a center of political power but also an economic institution with vast financial holdings.
To effect control over lay Catholic elites Vaillancourt has found that the Vatican exercises eight kinds of power.