Religion has been used since the dawn of civilisation to bind believers who hope to please God and would therefore never challenge their leaders, for fear of offending God; for are the leaders not His appointed representatives over them on earth? Those who sought a personal, spiritual, relationship with the divine (mandeans, kabbalist Jews, gnostic Christians etc.) have traditionally been persecuted by leaders who's power they threatened. Rest assured the New World Order (NWO) control structure understands the threat of spirituality and it will do all it can to prevent the masses achieving mystical experience through self-transcendence. 
As an example of the NWO manipulation of religious people the 2003 World Bank publication Faith in Conservation: New Approaches to Religions and the Environment, includes the following quote:
“We see, do, and are what we think, and what we think is shaped by our cultures, faiths, and beliefs. This is why one of the more extraordinary movements of the past few decades began to take shape. For if the information of the environmentalists needed a framework of values and beliefs to make it useful, then where better to turn for allies than to the original multinationals, the largest international groupings and networks of people? Why not turn to the major religions of the world?” 
Perhaps the most obvious illustration of religion being used to support the environmental movement is the The Blessing of the Bikes, also The Blessing of the Bicycles, which is an annual tradition in which riders of motorcycles or bicycles are blessed by a priest in the hope that it will bring safety for the coming season. The service includes prayers and reading of biblical passages, and bicycles are sprinkled with holy water. Annual blessings are held from Burlington, Massachusetts to Los Angeles to Melbourne and incorporate varying degrees of emphasis on religion, environmentalism, fitness, cyclists' rights, and safety.
The five largest religious groups by population, estimated to account for between 5 and 7 billion people, are Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism (with the relative numbers for Buddhism and Hinduism dependent on the extent to which different beliefs are combined) and Chinese folk religion .
Astrotheology, The Origins of Religion
Science and religion were in the beginning inseparable. People's original attempts to make sense of the universe in which they lived embraced astrology, which holds that there is a relationship between astronomical phenomena and events in the human world. Astrotheology is the study of the astronomical origins of religion; how gods, goddesses, and demons are personifications of astronomical phenomena such as lunar elipses, planetary alignments, and apparent interactions of planetary bodies with stars.
Manly P Hall, mystic and a 33rd degree mason, taught that each of the three Abrahamic faiths has a planet that governs that religion. Judaism is Saturn: the symbol of Judaism is a hexagram symbol of Saturn, and the day of worship is on Saturday, day of Saturn. Christianity is the Sun: the symbol of Christianity is the cross symbol of the Sun, and the day of worship is Sunday, day of the Sun. Islam is Venus: the symbol of Islam is the star and crescent (the pentagram is commonly thought to represent Venus), and the day of worship is on Friday, day of Venus. 
The story of Jesus (God's son) can be understood as an allegory of the solar deity (God's sun). For the ancients the start of the solar year was a celebration of the rebirth of the Sun. At winter solstice on December 21 the sun is at it's lowest in the sky symbolising death. Hence Jesus died, was resurrected after 3 days and he was born on December 25. The 3 bright stars of Orion's belt, known since ancient times as The 3 Kings, point directly at the brightest star in the night sky, which is Sirius. At winter solstice Sirius rises in the east just after sun set (all stars rise in the east and set in the west), hence 3 kings traveled from the east following the star of Bethlehem (the brightest star) to Jesus's birth. The stars of Orions belt start appearing around the holiday of Epiphany, when the Biblical Magi visited the baby Jesus, which falls on January 6. 
“Easter occurs on different dates each year because, like the Jewish Passover, it is based upon the vernal equinox, that dramatic moment when the hours of the day-light and the hours of darkness at last draw parallel and then the light finally and triumphantly wins out. Thus Easter is always fixed as the first Sunday after the first full moon following the spring equinox. It's a cosmic, solar, and lunar event as deeply rooted in religious traditions originating from sun-god worship as one could conceivably imagine.” 
Roman Catholic Church (Old World Order) Under Attack
The Roman Catholic Church is under attack from the mainstream media. In 2002 there was discovery that the sex abuse by Catholic priests was widespread in the U.S. which received significant media coverage. For the first 100 days the New York Times had 225 pieces, including news and commentary and the story appeared on the front page on 26 occasions. Produced by a victim of clerical sex abuse for the BBC in 2006, the documentary Sex Crimes and the Vatican included the claim that all allegations of sex abuse are to be sent to the Vatican rather than the civil authorities, and that "a secret church decree called 'Crimen sollicitationis' ... imposes the strictest oath of secrecy on the child victim, the priest dealing with the allegation, and any witnesses. Breaking that oath means instant banishment from the Catholic Church - excommunication." 
On August 8, 2012 Reuters published a world-wide survey. "Average religiosity in the 57 countries included in the poll was 59 percent, a decline of 9 points since 2005... At the same time, the number of people declaring themselves to be convinced atheists rose from 4 percent worldwide in 2005 to 7 percent this year. The biggest growth was in France ." This is disappointing for those convinced that the Pope (or even the Black Pope) and the Jesuits control the New World Order.
What organisation might have an agenda to destroy the church globally and be able to control mainstream media to that end?
The Peasants' Revolt, Wat Tyler's Rebellion, or the Great Rising of 1381 was one of a number of popular revolts in late medieval Europe and is a major event in the history of England. Tyler's Rebellion was not only the most extreme and widespread insurrection in English history but also the best-documented popular rebellion to have occurred during medieval times. Evidence presented by John J. Robinson in his book, Born in Blood: The Lost Secrets of Freemasonry, shows that the secret organisation behind the revolt were the Knights Templar (or their descendants), who's order was officially dissolved 69 years previously by Pope Clement V. Furthermore Robinson shows that the underground Templar orgnisation in Scotland and England at that time became the Freemasons, which still exist today. 
The leadership of the Roman Catholic Church has long been an outspoken critic of Freemasonry, first prohibiting Catholics from joining the fraternity in 1738. Since then, the Vatican has made several pronouncements forbidding Catholics from becoming Freemasons under threat of excommunication. A 1983 statement from the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith approved by Pope John Paul II stated "The faithful who enroll in Masonic associations are in a state of grave sin and may not receive Holy Communion." and "... membership in them (Masonic associations) remains forbidden." 
In 1798 John Robison, a professor of natural philosophy at Edinburgh University in Scotland and a member of a Freemason Lodge there, published a book called Proofs of a Conspiracy in which he wrote: I have observed these doctrines gradually diffusing and mixing with all the different systems of Free Masonry; till, at last, an association has been formed for the express purpose of rooting out all the religious establishments, and overturning all the existing governments of Europe.
By 2011 the Illuminati's control had become so comprehensive they were openly proclaiming their ownership of popular culture by declaring pop star Rihanna to be Princess of the Illuminati in the video for S&M.
Roman Catholic Church Conquered?
On March 1, 2007, Archbishop Gianfranco Girotti, the regent of the Apostolic Penitentiary made a statement that membership in Masonic organisations "remains forbidden" to Catholics and called on priests who had declared themselves to be Freemasons to be disciplined by their direct superiors. It was in reaction to the declaration that the 85 year old priest Rosario Francesco Esposito had declared himself a Freemason even though he was once commissioned by the Church to study the Church’s teaching on masonry. 
Now that the Pope has been caught in a Masonic handshake with Tony Blair it seems that Freemasons (the Illuminati) have infiltrated the Vatican and taken control.
Additional evidence that the Vatican has succumbed to the Illuminati, Freemasonic New World Order is the appearance of a Sphere Within A Sphere (Sfera con Sfera) sculpture by Italian artist Arnaldo Pomodoro. Originally created for the Vatican Church this sculpture has spread across the globe. It can be found at these places: Trinity College in Dublin; The United Nations Headquarters in New York; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C.; Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis; the de Young Museum in San Francisco; Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art; American Republic Insurance Company in Des Moines, Iowa; and at The University of California, Berkeley. The symbolism seems to be breaking of the old world order allowing a new world order to emerge. 
The final piece of evidence which suggests the Catholic Church has surrendered to the Illuminati/Freemasonry New World Order is the Vatican's recent enthusiasm for aliens because extraterrestrials will be part of New World Order culture.
On 13 May 2008, the BBC reported "Vatican says aliens could exist. The Pope's chief astronomer says that life on Mars cannot be ruled out. Writing in the Vatican newspaper, the astronomer, Father Gabriel Funes, said intelligent beings created by God could exist in outer space. Father Funes, director of the Vatican Observatory near Rome, is a respected scientist who collaborates with universities around the world. The search for forms of extraterrestrial life, he says, does not contradict belief in God." 
On 16 November 2009, The Guardian newspaper reported "Vatican to welcome aliens. The Catholic church is comfortable with the idea of aliens. Good news for those who believe in compassion for extra-terrestrials... The excellent sounding Father Jose Funes sees no contradiction between Catholic doctrine and astrobiology, which makes me like him rather a lot: ' ... if we can consider some earthly creatures as 'brothers' or 'sisters', why could we not speak of a 'brother alien'? He would also belong to the creation.' " 
On 17 September 2010, The Guardian newspaper reported "Pope's astronomer says he would baptise an alien if it asked him. Pope's astronomer says he would baptise an alien if it asked him. An alien – 'no matter how many tentacles it has' – could have a soul, says pope's astronomer. Aliens might have souls and could choose to be baptised if humans ever met them, a Vatican scientist said today. The official also dismissed intelligent design as "bad theology" that had been "hijacked" by American creationist fundamentalists. Guy Consolmagno, who is one of the pope's astronomers, said he would be "delighted" if intelligent life was found among the stars." 
Humanism Versus Spirituality
Richard Dawkins is probably the best known champion of Darwinism, Atheism and Humanism. Satan "the opposer", is the title of various entities, both human and divine, who challenge the faith of humans in the Hebrew Bible  and in this context Dawkins and the Humanists are Satanic, which is a point famously made by Al Pachino in The Devils Advocate LiveLeak.com - Movie Scene LL Challenge: Devil's Advocate.
Stephen Fry is another famous Humanist, who states "At a time when the achievements of the enlightenment are questioned, ridiculed, misunderstood and traduced by those who would reverse the progress of mankind, it is essential to nail one's colours to the mast as a humanist.
For me, that is not a turning away from mystery or a cold rational dispute with the numinous and spiritual in life, it is an acceptance of the awesome and splendid responsibility we each have for our own destinies, ethics and morals. I repudiate the authority of churches, revealed texts and vain unsubstantiated assertions and embrace the shared glories of humanity's intellectual and spiritual struggle to understand the universe into which we are born with honesty, openness and faith in our own natures." 
The inclusion of spirituality and mystery in Stephen's statement is interesting. As stated on the Grand Lodge of British Columbia's website "There are striking similarities between the rituals of Freemasonry and many ancient mystery schools, at least those few parts that have survived. The ritual can be interpreted, in part, as a reaffirmation of the immortality of the soul."  and the plot thickens considerably when Stephen is described as "33rd Degree", which is a reference to Scottish Right Freemasonry, on the BBC's QI website. 
Humanists avoid discussion of spirituality, which is mystical experience including direct experience of the divine. As reported in April 2012 in the UK Daily Mail: 
"Scientists have speculated for years that the human brain features a 'God spot,' one distinct area of the brain responsible for spirituality. Now, University of Missouri researchers have completed research that indicates spirituality is a complex phenomenon and that multiple areas of the brain are responsible for the many aspects of spiritual experiences.
...spiritual experiences are associated with a decreased focus on the self. This is is consistent with many religious texts that suggest people should concentrate on the well-being of others rather than on themselves."
The Daily Mail article states that "Neuropsychology researchers consistently have shown that impairment on the right side of the brain decreases one’s focus on the self", thereby associating spirituality, empathy and concern for the wider world with impaired brain function. The establishment (Freemasonry) is wholly against spiritual experience for the masses, while simultaneously acknowledging it is core to their own teachings.
Perhap's the clearest explanation of the intent of Freemasonry towards spirituality of the masses was given by Rudolf Steiner, who lead a lodge called Mystica Aeterna within the Masonic Order of Memphis and Mizraim, from 1906 until around 1914. A passage from Steiner's 1917 lecture entitled The Fallen Spirits' Influence in the World is included below.
I have told you that the spirits of darkness are going to inspire their human hosts, in whom they will be dwelling, to find a vaccine that will drive all inclination towards spirituality out of people's souls when they are still very young, and this will happen in a roundabout way through the living body. Today, bodies are vaccinated against one thing and another; in future, children will be vaccinated with a substance which it will certainly be possible to produce, and this will make them immune, so that they do not develop foolish inclinations connected with spiritual life — ‘foolish’ here, of course, in the eyes of materialists. 
One World Culture and Religion
The United Nations is actively working to harmonise world religions. Notice the symbol at the bottom of the UN Temple of Understanding central alter is the Freemason's square and compass.
On September 23, 2010, HM King Abdullah II of Jordan proposed a World Interfaith Harmony Week at the Plenary Session of the 65th UN General Assembly in New York. In the speech King Abdullah said:
"It is [also] essential to resist forces of division that spread misunderstanding and mistrust especially among peoples of different religions. The fact is, humanity everywhere is bound together, not only by mutual interests, but by shared commandments to love God and neighbour; to love the good and neighbour. This week, my delegation, with the support of our friends on every continent, will introduce a draft resolution for an annual World Interfaith Harmony Week. What we are proposing is a special week, during which the world's people, in their own places of worship, could express the teachings of their own faith about tolerance, respect for the other and peace. I hope this resolution will have your support." 
I would seem impossible criticise the above sentiment, however, it must be view in the context of Serge Monast's testimony. In 1994, shortly before his death, Serge Monast published Project Blue Beam (NASA), in which he detailed his claim that NASA, with the help of the United Nations, was attempting to implement a New Age religion and start a New World Order, via a technologically simulated Second Coming of Christ. . The situation appears increasingly sinister when Michiu Kaku describes people against a one world culture as terrorists.
Is The New World Order Religion Raëlism ("IsRaelism")?
The most likely candidate for The New World Order Religion is Raëlism. Raëlism, or the Raëlian Church, is a UFO religion that was founded in 1974 by Claude Vorilhon, now known as Raël. The Raëlian Movement teaches that there is no god (nor other deity), it maintains everything can be explained by science and life on Earth was scientifically created by a species of extraterrestrials (ETs), which they call the Elohim. Members of this species appeared human and when having personal contacts with the descendants of the humans they made, they previously misinformed (on purpose) early humanity that they were angels, cherubim or gods. Raëlians believe there is no God, they believe messengers, or prophets, of the Elohim include Buddha, Jesus, and others who informed humans of each era. The founder of Raëlism, members claim, received the final message of the Elohim and that its purpose is to inform the world about Elohim and that if humans become aware and peaceful enough, they wish to be welcomed by them. 
Illuminati New World Order social programming seems to be working because a 2012 survey of the British public is reported to reveal that more British believe in space aliens than in God. 
Raelians want to establish an ET embassy in Jerusalem . Leon Mellul Grand Rabbi of the Israeli Raelian Movement declared: "...they are also quite enthusiastic about its main goal which is to build an EMBASSY (the Third Temple) to welcome the scientists who created us in IsRael. They understand that the ONLY reason for the survival of the State of isRael is to welcome the Mashiah RAEL and help him build this EMBASSY. If isRael refuses, we will face once more a Diaspora and the end of the state of isRael." 
In respect of what is known about colaboration between NAZIs and Zionists at the highest level within the Illuminati (see below) Raëlism's Swastika of David is a startling symbol. Need one look any further for the New World Order's intended one world religion?
According to Eustice Mullins, who was a leading researcher of the Rothschild Empire, there is only one political party in the world today and whatever you call it, it is a descendant of the NAZI Party. In 1923, Germany’s National Socialist Party was having trouble getting off the ground and agreed to form an alliance with the Zionist Party. Hence the name NAZI was formed by the first 2 letters from each party name. 
During the first months of the Hitler regime, leaders of the Zionist movement, lead by the Rothchild's, concluded a controversial pact with the Third Reich which, in its various forms, transferred some 60,000 Jews and $100 million--almost $1.7 billion in 2009 dollars--to Jewish Palestine. In return, Zionists would halt the worldwide Jewish-led anti-nazi boycott that threatened to topple the Hitler regime in its first year. Ultimately, the Transfer Agreement saved lives, rescued assets, and seeded the infrastructure of the Jewish State to be. 
Before his premature death in 2010 Christopher Story was publishing his research on the NAZI DeutscheVerteidigungs Dienst (DVD) in Dachau, Germany, being the centre of New World Order control 
According to the Raëlism website  the star of David represents infinity in space whereas the swastika represents infinity in time i.e. there being no beginning, no end in time and everything being cyclical . Who are they trying to kid? Answer: the whole of humanity.
Dalai Lama Working for the New World Order Atheist Cause?
On September 10, 2012 the Dalai Lama sparked a great deal of discussion by writing "religion is no longer adequate" on his Facebook page. The full status update was as follows:
"All the world's major religions, with their emphasis on love, compassion, patience, tolerance, and forgiveness can and do promote inner values. But the reality of the world today is that grounding ethics in religion is no longer adequate. This is why I am increasingly convinced that the time has come to find a way of thinking about spirituality and ethics beyond religion altogether."
"It's one thing when philosophers, atheists or even religious folks on the fringes of a system call for serious reevaluation, but when the Dalai Lama says it, that's enough to give me pause and wonder if this post-Christendom direction we've been headed toward in the west isn't a greater trend that's seeping into the global zeitgeist," wrote Christian Piatt in a reactionary blog post called "Does the Dalai Lama Want to End All Religion?" 
George Devorsky wrote "The Dalai Lama's advice sounds startling familiar — one that echos the sentiment put forth by outspoken atheist Sam Harris who argues that science can answer moral questions. The Dalai Lama is no stranger to scientific discourse, and has developed a great fascination with neuroscience in particular. It's very possible, therefore, that his thinking has aligned with Harris." 
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