Central Council of Jews in Germany calls out cardinal for use of antisemitic code

The President of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, Dr Josef Schuster, has accused Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller of using “clearly antisemitic code” in recent statements on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Müller, who was Prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith until summer 2017, one of the most important offices in the Catholic Church, said in a video interview with the Austrian-based St. Boniface Institute that the pandemic was being used to “bring people into line now, to subject them to total control, to establish a surveillance state”.

In the interview, Cardinal Müller also expressed the view that behind the measures against the pandemic are “people who sit on the throne of their wealth” and have no idea about the everyday difficulties of the people in the pandemic. They now see a chance “to push through their agenda”.

Müller went on to mention Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Hungarian-American investor George Soros, who is Jewish and the director of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Klaus Schwab.

“I actually don’t want to be created and redeemed in the image and likeness and picture of Klaus Schwab, Bill Gates and George Soros whizzing off to Glasgow on private jets and imposing the great austerity measures and restrictions on the masses,” Müller apparently said, referring to the world climate conference in the Scottish city.

This is “irresponsible and unacceptable, especially in view of the current atmosphere”, Dr. Josef Schuster told the internet portal “katholisch.de”.

The Central Council of Jews in Germany is the country’s EJC affiliate.

 

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