World Youth Day Pilgrims Mocked, Harassed, Spit On & Threatened By Leftists in Madrid

Demonstrators shout slogans against pilgrims during a protest against the visit of Pope Benedict XVI in Madrid Wednesday Aug. 17, 2011. (AP/Emilio Morenatti)

World Youth Day pilgrims were mocked, harssed, spit on and attacked in Madrid during the festivities this year. The leftists got really steamed when the children started praying a Rosary.
Fr. Z’s Blog reported on the abuse, via Free Republic:

We had been wandering Madrid all day, chillin.
The boys were wearing their kilts so we got stopped for photos many times.

One guy who stopped us said there was an anti Catholic protest in Sol so we went to check it out. There was this HUGE crowd of people so Seamus & Louise didn´t want to come check it out with us, they sat at a corner.

We went in and people were shouting filthy slurs and cursing the Pope and it was awful.
So we knelt down and prayed a Rosary for them in the crowd and got surrounded by angry protesters, shouting and threatening and spitting and filming us and mocking us and trying to burn our flags.
A gay couple came and made out in front of us but whatever.

Anyway, Dominic made us stand up because he felt threatened so we finished our Rosary standing but on the last decade, a fight broke out right next to us between the Catholics who had been standing behind us and and the protesters so some of the other Catholics lead us out of the crowd.

We went back and dropped our bags with Louise and this time Mim stayed back so it was just Me & Dominic & Greg & Billy who went back and prayed a second rosary on the side of the crowd and we got more of the same, people getting up in our faces screaming.

We were met with a couple more of Juventutem but they left after we finished our second Rosary before one had an emotional breakdown.

Everyone left but the group I just mentioned above and we chanted BENEDICTO, BENEDICTO and VIVA PAPA and waved our Papal flag and so on up against the police line.
Lots of people yelled at us still.

Then, the police line broke and they charged at us and we had to run for our lives a little more urgently than after our Rosary.

Then the riot police came out and beat the ___ out of the protesters.
At least one guy lost a WYD (World Youth Day) pilgrim from his group in the crowd and a lot of medics showed up… A lot of people got lost & hurt.

Demonstrators shout slogans agains A pilgrim during a protest against the visit of Pope Benedict XVI in Madrid Wednesday Aug. 17, 2011. (AP)

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  • vityas

    Try mocking muslims and see what happens.

  • RedBeard

    More love and compassion from the left, I see.

  • BuddyG

    I will pray the Rosary today in solidarity and support of these WYD pilgrims in Madrid.

    Ave Maria !

  • No Man

    “Acceptance for me not for thee.”

    From Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, “The horror! The horror!”

    “Er, If you isn’t on de bus you is under de bus.” Barracks Hussein Osama

  • Kenny Solomon

    Spain’s government overall – national, regional and local – runs between 1/3 to over 1/2 ‘La Partido Socialista Obrero Español’ (The Spanish Socialist Workers Party).

    Don’t be surprised if government entities were part and parcel of organizing the ‘festivities’ and it’s visibly obvious they definitely looked the other way for protecting their own citizens and foreign guests.

    A once fiercely proud and faith-based nation has gone to hell in a handbasket.

    Kenny Solomon
    Israel Survival Updates
    The American Survival Guide

    Typical bitterly clinging terrorist Hobbit and Eeeeevil Jooooooooooo

  • No Man

    Apparently, Franco failed.

  • mg4us

    One of the reasons Madrid was chosen for the Pope’s World Youth Day ( held every 2 years) is because its faith is lacking. . .

    People have turned to believe in false gods. . . whether they be material, money, programs or governments. They have turned away from God in their lives. Same as here in the US!

    Leftists have hate in their heart. . and are not right. . no matter where in the world!

    The Pope comes in Peace with a message of Love. . . as well as respect for human dignity and the sanctity of life. In God we Trust!

    There are plans afoot to do to the US what has been done in Greece and London and now Spain!

    We have Liar-and- Thief in the White house. . .Obama and his leftists buddies are out to disrupt the American dream and way of life!

    Look at this. . a Day of Rage on Sept 17. . .from Acorn, SEIO and Obama’s buddies

    The use of the term “Day of Rage” recalls the “Days of Rage” organized in the 1960s by the Weather Underground domestic terrorist organization co-founded by Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn, close associates for years of President Obama.

    Numerous radicals, many with direct ties to Obama, are linked to planned protests and other activism scheduled for the coming months.

    Be on guard!! And may God help us! In God we Trust!

  • Trialdog

    They must long for the good old days when Muslim slavers raided their country for the kids and women. Pathetic losers.

  • NeoKong

    Then the riot police came out and beat the ___ out of the protesters.


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  • mg4us

    By the way, notice that some of the photos were from LAST Wednesday. . and last week. . .

    Funny how MSM didn’t report or show this. . Only Fox News. . . wonder why?

    They know that the silent majority are God Fearing people. . . who believe in God & Country!

  • Toaster802

    This is why you cannot be a Christian and a socialist. They are mutually exclusive and incompatible.

    Battle lines are being drawn. Are you a soldier of Christ, ( And YES, Christianity IS a warrior religion), or cannon fodder for evil. ONLY you can decide…

  • Toaster802

    Notice how all the female pilgrims are HOT, and every “female” in the National Socialist crowd is not?

    Hate and evil living. It makes you ugly.

  • Lorraine

    Dang. Those kids have some big brass ones. To walk into a crowd like that…. God bless them.

  • Militant Conservative

    Notice post #1 removed?

    Evil is getting restless and bold.

    Powder is dry

  • HarryT

    I know it ain’t christian, but man I’d love to take a .50 cal and sweep the field a couple of times.

    Their day will come soon though, it will.

  • Gimme a Break, I’m a Tea Party Hobbit

    Were the protesters wearing purple shirts?

  • Ladue Pundit

    No Man commented:
    Apparently, Franco failed.
    Say what you want about Franco, but he stopped the construction of all mosques in Spain until his death in 1974.

  • Smitty

    This is the “Left’s” idea of “CO-EXIST” and “TOLERANCE”.

    Typical, goes right along with Congresswoman Maxine Waters telling the Tea Party members that “They can go straight to Hell.”

    To them, “Tolerance” means: You can think and believe whatever you want, as long as you agree with me.

    So typical.