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Infiltration: The Plot to Destroy the Church from Within

Narrated by: Peggy Normandin
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It took nearly two millennia for the enemies of the Catholic Church to realize they could not successfully attack the Church from the outside. Indeed, countless nemeses from Nero to Napoleon succeeded only in creating sympathy and martyrs for our Catholic Faith.

That all changed in the mid-19th century, when clandestine societies populated by Modernists and Marxists hatched a plan to subvert the Catholic Church from within. Their goal: to change Her doctrine, Her liturgy, and Her mission.

In this captivating and carefully documented book, Dr. Taylor Marshall pulls back the curtain on their nefarious plan, showing how these enemies of Christ strategically infiltrated the seminaries, then the priesthood, then the episcopacy, and eventually the cardinal-electors all with the eventual goal of electing one of their own as pope.

You'll come to see that the seemingly endless scandals plaguing the Church are not the result, as so many think, of cultural changes, or of Vatican II, but rather the natural consequences of an orchestrated demonic plot to destroy the Church.

In this gripping audio, you ll discover:

  • How popes of the 1800s discovered a plot to infiltrate the Church
  • How theologians suspected of being Modernists became Vatican powerbrokers.
  • How modifications in Catholic canon law enabled predator priests like Theodore McCarrick to stay in positions of power.
  • How Our Lady of La Salette gave a prophetic warning of the plot to infiltrate the Church.
  • How the chief architect of liturgical reforms was discovered to be a Freemason.
  • Archbishop Fulton Sheen s role in exposing the Communist infiltration of the priesthood.
  • How the confusing history of the Third Secret of Fatima relates to the infiltration of the Catholic Church.
  • That Pope Paul VI explained that Vatican II was not infallible.
  • How Pope Paul VI revoked the voting rights of cardinals over 80, thus guaranteeing that all voting cardinals were appointed by him.
  • How the criteria for sainthood shifted from a person s historical acts to his personal beliefs.
  • The complex roots of the St. Gallen Mafia and how they plotted to modify Catholic doctrine and elect Pope Francis.
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Now it all makes sense

This book clearly explains that the Church is not falling apart, it is been disassembeled with Demonic genius. However, in the end Mary's Immaculate Heart will Triumph and what a joyeous day that will be.

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Mandatory book for any Roman Catholic

This is mandatory reading for any Catholic that is confused about the diabolical disorientation within the Church.

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Well written and illuminating.

Lord. We will defend your Church. Arise all Catholics. Unsheathe your sword - the rosary.

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  • Kelly George Dobson
  • 02-07-19

Fantastic and timely book, poorly read

This is a fantastic book and very timely to all that is occurring in the Catholic Church. I sincerely wish that the reader had done a better job in preparing to read the many foreign names in that her mispronunciations became a genuine distraction.

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  • Laura
  • 10-07-19

Narration leaves something to be desired

Dr Taylor Marshall’s book is full of content and obviously he took great pains to research all of it. I appreciate knowing the backstory on V2 and found myself sighing deeply every so often in frustration with Paul VI. The narrator however could have been much better. In fact, Dr Marshall should have read it himself. She awkwardly tries to pronounce foreign words and speak in an accent, and butchers and mispronounces many proper names and Latin names of encyclicals that I am already familiar with. Westminister? I don’t think so. Gives the impression she didn’t read it through at least once before reading to record. I will probably buy a hard copy so that I can go back and read key portions as I won’t listen to this again. It’s worth an Audible purchase for the valuable content however the problem with narration is distracting.

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  • snozek
  • 25-06-19

if you are wondering about the scandals

if you were wondering about the scandals in the Catholic church, this is the place to get a good run down.

the author, Dr. Taylor Marshall, is a convert from the Episcopal Church, where he served as a priest. he has particular study in natural law and Thomism.

the book does exactly what the title implies. it identifies the methodical and intentional infiltration of the Catholic Church by different groups and interests since the 19th century.

the book is very well-researched, dispels a number of myths commonly held by the faithful, and reinforces a more true understanding of the events that have brought the Catholic Church to the current scandal-ridden state which it finds itself.

the reader, Peggy Normandin, may be familiar to many in Catholic media circles. she does an excellent job with the exception of a few mispronunciations of proper names that seems to bore into the back but my head when they were mentioned.

I have finished listening to this book over the course of 2 days. I just wanted to keep listening to find out more throughout the course of my listening sessions.

I have also bought the Kindle version because I wanted to be able to look at the citations and the pages on my own, as well as reference them for other things I may write.

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  • Lucas Bernet
  • 09-07-19

Pronunciation is Important

I just wish the reader had been given some better information on how to pronounce the terminology and names in this book because for the most part they were pronounced incorrectly or utterly butchered. In the case of the Latin it was clearly the Protestant intellectual pronunciation instead of proper Catholic ecclesiastical pronunciation, which would make more sense considering this is a Catholic book.

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  • FrJG
  • 09-11-19

Overwrought

The first half of the book seems like a stringing together of conspiracy theories which the author hopes to connect by means of a thin red thread. More than that, much of the arch-conspiracy theory relies on weak sources. The final picture is completely overwrought. However, I think the author's conclusion is totally correct. Save your time: read the last two chapters and forget the rest.

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  • Chris Erickson
  • 09-11-19

Tragically Disappointing

What could have been a beautiful book written by a Catholic intellectual and focused on actual historical facts ends up fatally wounded by reckless speculation that is so obviously biased towards proving a point that it comes off as more of an InfoWars parody than a serious work by a Thomist that has a doctorate in philosophy.

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  • Privacy Matters 2.0
  • 05-08-19

Important Story to absorb, but.....with caveats

Dr Taylor Marshall obviously did not coach the narrator to pronunciations. It took this listener a long time to understand that the narrator's pronunciation of "Vee - Gann' - Yo" was actually referring to Cardinal Vigano ---Vi' gahno --emphasis on the first syllable instead of the second. This was just one example. Not holding this against the narrator, she did a great job with all the latin and Italian; I do wonder if Marshall reviewed / listened to the narration as Vigano plays a very VERY important part of the story.

Also, I have to question a Dr. Marshall, PhD using "Newsy.com" as an honest news source for Pope Benedict's dealing with the Vatican Bank. I would have felt much better (as a cradle Catholic, willing to listen) if the sources had been more along the lines of Financial Times, BBC, or other, independent, International News organizations.

Many good ties to an infiltration of the church by bad actors; unfortunately the book reads like a news tabloid sitting at the grocery counter. I know the stuff is salacious, but I would have rather had straight journalistic writing and bonafide quoted sources, letting the work speak for itself, rather than including bad actor's nicknames like "Gorrilla" and " Nelly." Even if they were commonly known nicknames, the use of such "inside baseball" denigrates the level of how serious the allegations really are inside this beloved Catholic Church.

The alleged stories being somewhat salacious, which sells books but does not permit the work to stand by itself in academic circles, leaving holes to be punched into the premisese of bad actors inside the Church.

Beware of many allegations -- of "alleged" actions and actors. Maybe there are more explanatory footnotes in the actual book. But the salacious deets seem to be sprinkled in more than generously. I do not doubt the same sex relationships which exist within the Church; after all I've seen their destructive forces with my own eyes. But a careful study of such - with more hard core facts and/or quotes by those in the Church who saw and heard and experienced the same.

I do wonder about the pridefulness of the author masquerading as academic research. He must remain humble in his approach, especially with "preaching" to cradle Catholics who have been wrestling with Vatican 2 for 50 years. This author, recall, is a convert from the Protestant Church (as an former anglican pastor). So to "pick on" the church with allegations written within this tome sort of begs the question about his conversion. Is he selecting to crucify the Catholic Church because of his past?

I'm just challenging the author to bring true academic research to the table and leave the salacious allegations to Hollywood (read: Dan Brown) and grocery store tabloids. Towards the final chapters, the author unleashes more and more irritation at the current Novus Ordo Catholic Church, and I must write that this is done without much love or charity towards those who are sincere about their faith.


A serious, devout approach would help, but not sell as many copies, especially in tying the messages of Fatima and Equito (sp?) Equador to the acts of the shady characters presented in this book. Be not too quick to point out allegations and spin them into conspiracy. A good start but more work must be done by serious, academic and informed Catholics.

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  • Suzanne
  • 16-11-19

Thank you for the education!

I was amazed, sickened, and educated by this story. Everyone needs to read this. Narrator was terrible; the Latin pronunciation was painful. I really would have liked to hear the book in a man’s voice since the author is male. Other than that, an incredible read!

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  • SsS
  • 07-09-19

Church can never stray because Jesus lives in it.

Catholic Church can never stray because Jesus the infinite Truth lives in it.

There might be some parts that are broken or poisoned nevertheless the Church remains unceasingly clean and immaculate because it reflects the heart of Jesus full of holiness and fairness. Action of the Church is His action therefore it can't present evil as good because Jesus via Church teaches: "There is only one teacher and it is Jesus".
Servant of God - Fr. Dolindo Ruotolo

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  • T. A. Widman
  • 06-08-19

Thought provoking

I’m unsure what to say about this book. It is thought provoking in a manner I feel is necessary for the faith. But it also feels too thin, with too little substance to truly support the hypothesis. Granted in some ways the proof is in present events...so overall is good simply for the questioning and contemplation it engenders.

The narrator drove me crazy due to her absolute inability to pronounce common names and terms in other languages. I can understand some of this, but, particularly for names of people and places, this is extremely grating.

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