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TORONTO, Canada, December 8, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — A religious sister and former nurse called out the harm and injustice of COVID-related lockdowns during a rally held on Nov. 26 in protest of restrictions recently imposed in the Candadian province of Ontario.

“We’re here to show Canada we are not in favor of all these lies that are going on about this coronavirus. We are free people. We are made free, given this freedom by Almighty God to adore Him, to worship Him, to love Him,” Sr. Maria Francis explained to LifeSiteNews while outside the Ontario legislature during the “No More Lockdowns” rally.

The most recent government restrictions for the area of Toronto and Peel limit gatherings for religious services to a maximum of 10 people. In response, the Archdiocese of Toronto has decided to temporarily cancel public Mass altogether, rather than hold public Masses with attendance restrictions.

Sr. Francis shared with LifeSiteNews a plea addressed to the Church hierarchy: “We ask our leaders of our Catholic Church — we pray for all of you — we ask you to please, do not allow the house of the Lord to be closed. It belongs to God. And God wants us to adore Him, to worship Him, to give all our best to our Lord. We need the Catholic church to stand solid, for the love of God, for the triumph of Christ the King.”

“We need our Lord at this moment. Every moment of our life we need God. If we don’t have God in the Eucharist, in the Sacraments, what are we here for?” she continued.

“Let us stand together for the Lord, just for the Lord. And we will be able to face the Lord in the end of our life — happy and honest and true and pure — to face the Lord and tell Him, Lord, I’ve done everything for You.”

Sr. Francis also discussed the destructive effects of the lockdowns with Fr. Anthony Hannan, who runs a YouTube channel called “To Prepare His Way,” and is currently preparing a retreat apostolate.

“When I entered the convent, we opened a retirement home and I practiced my nursing right away,” Sr. Francis explained to Fr. Hannan. She has been a nun for 34 years.

“Wearing masks all day long, breathing your own bacteria, and also you deprive your brain of oxygen. Being a nurse, I know what it is. You know, you get dizzy, you get headaches, you fall down,” she said.

Sr. Francis also lamented the social harm of the lockdowns, and their hindrance of the practice of Christian charity: “This is taking away our liberty to love, to be social people. We are not made for ourselves, we are made for others.”

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PETITION UPDATE (8/27/2020)

Thank you for continuing to SIGN and SHARE this petition, which asks policymakers at all levels of government to reverse mandatory mask orders within their borders.

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Facebook needs to treat its users with respect, no matter their political persuasion. Moreover, Facebook needs to treat objective reality and facts with more respect.

One-size-fits-all oppressive government mask mandates must stop!

Healthy adults and children should not be forced - by the state - to wear masks when the risk of infection is low and the benefit of wearing a mask is highly questionable.

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How anyone could find alternate facts about oppressive mask mandates 'abusive' is incredible...that is, impossible to believe.

This is exactly the kind of censorship which Big Tech is getting a bad reputation for.

The fact that Facebook calls differing opinion and objective reality "abusive" says a lot about Facebook and their agenda to silence reason and logic, not just conservatives and Christians.

But, people are more intelligent than Facebook give them credit for.

And, the more this continues, the more reasonable people will look alternate platforms to share their thoughts and connect with their friends and family. The more that happens, the less revenue Facebook will generate.

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One-size-fits-all oppressive government mask mandates must stop!

Healthy adults and children should not be forced - by the state - to wear masks when the risk of infection is low and the benefit of wearing a mask is highly questionable.

Please SIGN this petition which asks policymakers at all levels of government to reverse mandatory mask mandates within their borders

Public health policies should be based on science and logic, not on the type of political posturing and virtue-signaling which led Joe Biden to recently call for a national mask mandate.

And, public health policies certainly shouldn't lead to a situation where more people could become sick.

But, that is exactly what these mandatory mask mandates are doing.

Here are four inconvenient facts about masks:

1) Masks** are largely ineffective at stopping the transmission of viruses.

The vast majority of masks worn by the public are made from material which cannot filter-out viruses because virus particles are too small to catch or obstruct.  Wearing cloth masks to stop a virus is like putting a bee in a bird cage to keep it from flying away.

Wearing a mask for long periods of time ensures that the wearer has a warm and moist receptacle around his or her mouth, on which viruses and bacteria can land and accumulate.

Thus, masks are actually likely to have little effect in stopping the spread of COVID-19 acting as a barrier, but could actually make things worse acting as a receptacle.

2) Mandates which call for masks to be worn outdoors are both absurd and oppressive.

3) There are clearly documented hazards of wearing masks for long periods of time.

4) And, since school is on everyone's mind...

Notwithstanding the above information on the ineffectiveness of most masks against viruses, we don't know if asymptomatic children can even transmit the virus.

But, it was a reported in an article in the July 21, 2020 Uk Times that: "There has been no recorded case of a teacher catching the coronavirus from a pupil anywhere in the world, according to one of the UK government's leading scientific advisers."

And, we also know that children are extremely unlikely to get seriously ill or die from COVID infections. In any case, children cannot possibly be expected to wear a mask properly in a way that would cut transmission.

There are still a lot of unknowns about COVID-19, but we have grown in our understanding of this disease since the beginning of the crisis.

The knowledge we have gained should allow government and health authorities to make more nuanced policies than the current one-size-fits-all mask mandates.

Where are the legislative hearings in county commissions, and state, provincial or federal legislatures before these drastic actions are mandated? Where are the open and transparent debates among experts that provide our representatives with the necessary information to make good policy decisions?

The real pandemic is the panic and the resulting tyranny that is being caused by dictatorial governors, corporate media and the monopolistic Big Tech.

The truth is that COVID-19 is like a bad cold for most people; this is not ebola or the plague.

Of course, the very elderly and those with serious health conditions should take precautions or be quarantined, but the rest of society should begin the long process of returning to normality.

The frenzy to force everyone to wear a mask, at all times, has gone beyond all comprehension, and goes against science and logic.

Please SIGN this petition which asks policymakers at all levels of government to reverse any mandatory mask order within the borders of their county, state, province, or country.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION:

'Explosion in mandatory masking isn’t driven by science, but fear', PART I - https://www.lifesitenews.com/blogs/explosion-in-mandatory-masking-isnt-driven-by-science-but-fear

'Explosion in mandatory masking isn’t driven by science, but fear', PART II - https://www.lifesitenews.com/blogs/explosion-in-mandatory-masking-isnt-driven-by-science-but-fear-part-ii

OSHA Document on Surgical Masks and Respirators stating that surgical masks do NOT prevent airborne particles (e.g. viruses) from being inhaled - https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3219.pdf

'PETER HITCHENS: Face masks turn us into voiceless submissives - and it’s not science forcing us to wear them, it’s politics' - https://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-8537489/PETER-HITCHENS-Face-masks-turn-voiceless-submissives.html

**Here, we are referring to the masks worn by the vast majority of the public, not to specialist masks or respirator-type masks.

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“It’s a demonic thing to take you away from your loved ones, not to have a Christmas celebration. That’s taking God away from the family and taking love away in the family,” she continued. “This is a form of euthanasia.”

A few months ago, a 78-year-old woman had asked her family to have her euthanized after being confined for months in her room under COVID-19 restrictions. Her daughter told iNFONews that “if things can change she does not want to die.”

Residents at a Colorado nursing home also attracted press in October when they held a protest against visitor regulations which prevented physical contact with family, with one sign reading that they would “rather die of COVID than loneliness.”

Sr. Francis told Fr. Hannon that we should not fear getting infected with COVID-19 when we receive Holy Communion.

“Receive your Communion on the tongue. Because our Lord wants us to receive Him with respect, reverence, and love. This is what we should show God. God is our only love, and without God we cannot do anything,” said Sr. Francis.

Cardinal Thomas Collins has explicitly banned the reception of Holy Communion on the tongue in the Archdiocese of Toronto, and said during a webinar that he would “shut down” priests who did not comply with the ban.

“I’ve dealt with cases, and I said to a priest, ‘I will shut you down. I will shut you down in a heartbeat!’” Collins said.

Sr. Francis explained to LifeSiteNews the mission of Catholics in no uncertain terms: “We must continue to pray, love the Lord, serve Him, and beg Him to crush — and our Lady to crush — the head of the serpent.”

“We are here to stand for the mighty reign of Christ the King, and for Our Lady, the Immaculate Heart of our Lady, for her Immaculate Heart to triumph. We are here to stand for the Truth, and nothing but the Truth, Jesus Christ.”

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