Article originally appeared on thefederalist.com.
Traditional Catholics can count themselves with concerned parents among those targeted by the FBI as domestic extremists.
On Monday, the House Select Committee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government issued a subpoena for FBI Director Christopher Wray over the agency’s targeting of Catholics as “white supremacists” who warrant investigation. In February, former Special Agent Kyle Seraphin blew the whistle on the FBI’s Richmond, Virginia, field office infiltrating Catholic parishes.
“The FBI’s Richmond Division would like to protect Virginians from the threat of ‘white supremacy,’ which it believes has found a home within Catholics who prefer the Latin Mass,” Seraphin wrote.
Seraphin published leaked documents dated Jan. 23, 2023, on “Racially or Ethnically Motivated Violent Extremists (RMVE) and their interests in ‘Radical-Traditionalist Catholics’ or RTCs.”
“The document assesses with ‘high confidence’ the FBI can mitigate the threat of Radical-Traditionalist Catholics by recruiting sources …
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