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‘A French commission estimates that more than 200,000 children have been abused by French clergy since 1950. Pope Francis claimed to have “learned with sorrow” about the report. This is just the latest exposure of the deep rot in the Roman Catholic hierarchy. Over the last few years, similar reports have surfaced in other parts of the globe.
There is so much wrong with this picture. This counterfeit church labels itself “Christian,” but ignores the Bible in so many ways. In fact, it claims authority above the scriptures.
A major deviancy is in the area of sexuality. By mandating celibacy for their priestcraft members, they’re sitting ducks for temptation. Then, by grouping them by gender in the hierarchy and in the convents, there is nothing but unnatural sex available to that powerful drive.
Even the media gets it wrong, reporting this as child abuse rather than homosexual predation. The perpetrators are characterized as pedophiles. But the underage victims are primarily prepubescent or adolescent boys, the most desirable target for the homosexual predator.
Although reports such as the 200,000 in France includes many decades, there is ample evidence that the problem has not gone away. Many hoped, when Pope Francis was installed, that some reform would occur. But a recent book, “The Dictator Pope”, by H.J.A Sire (pen name Marcantonio Colonna), casts a modern perspective.
Sire describes a “homosexual lobby” operating inside the membership of the Curia, the central body through which the affairs of the Catholic Church are conducted. Orgies and drugs are also reported. When Pope Francis was questioned about this in 2013 he responded: “If a person is gay and seeks God and has good will, who am I to judge?”
Sire also reports homosexual activities and illegitimate children at the parish level. Ex-Jesuit Alberto Rivera wrote about finding a mass grave of babies near a convent.
For its priests and nuns, Roman Catholicism has completely upended God’s plan of covenant marriage between a man and a woman. By preventing its leadership from this normal outlet, hundreds of thousands of youngsters have been damaged for life.
This prostitute church works very hard at legitimacy. But as long as it denies the scriptural guidelines, we cannot neglect to present the true gospel of salvation by faith alone to the precious Roman Catholic people. Satan would like nothing better than for us to leave them alone in their false peace so he can keep them out of the Kingdom of God.’https://www.chick.com/battle-cry/article?id=Pope-Sorrowful-But-Little-Changes
This guy at the top in the Vatican is definitely out of step with what the Roman organization once held as far as sanctity of life. One example of this is that ‘Pope Francis reportedly congratulated former vice president Joe Biden Thursday, the Biden transition team claimed, even though Biden hasn’t officially won the disputed election and supports unlimited abortions.
Biden spoke with the Holy Father and thanked him for “extending blessings and congratulations,” according to Axios. Biden also praised the pope for “promoting peace, reconciliation, and the common bonds of humanity around the world,” the publication reported.
“The president-elect expressed his desire to work together on the basis of a shared belief in the dignity and equality of all humankind on issues,” Biden’s transition team said in a statement, Axios reported.
The publication noted that these issues include “caring for the marginalized and the poor, addressing the crisis of climate change, and welcoming and integrating immigrants and refugees into our communities.”
If Pope Francis mentioned Biden’s pro-abortion views and how they are out of step with pro-life teachings, neither the Biden team nor any media outlets report such a conversation having taken place.’https://www.lifenews.com/2020/11/13/pope-francis-reportedly-congratulates-joe-biden-even-though-hes-pro-abortion-and-hasnt-won/
1John 2:18 Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.
The leader of the Roman business called the Roman Catholic Church has come out in favor of civil unions for sodomites. Yes, ‘Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pontiff while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco,” which premiered Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival.
The papal thumbs-up came midway through the film that delves into issues Francis cares about most, including the environment, poverty, migration, racial and income inequality, and the people most affected by discrimination.
“Homosexual people have the right to be in a family. They are children of God,” Francis said in one of his sit-down interviews for the film. “You can’t kick someone out of a family, nor make their life miserable for this. What we have to have is a civil union law; that way they are legally covered.”
While serving as archbishop of Buenos Aires, Francis endorsed civil unions for gay couples as an alternative to same-sex marriages. However, he had never come out publicly in favor of civil unions as pope.
The Jesuit priest who has been at the forefront in seeking to build bridges with gays in the church, the Rev. James Martin, praised the pope’s comments as “a major step forward in the church’s support for LGBT people.”
“The Pope’s speaking positively about civil unions also sends a strong message to places where the church has opposed such laws,” Martin said in a statement.
Catholic Church teaching holds that gays must be treated with dignity and respect but that homosexual acts are “intrinsically disordered.” A 2003 document from the Vatican’s doctrine office stated that the church’s respect for gays “cannot lead in any way to approval of homosexual behavior or to legal recognition of homosexual unions.” That document was signed by the then-prefect of the office, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, the future Pope Benedict XVI and Francis’ predecessor.
One of the main characters in the documentary is Juan Carlos Cruz, the Chilean survivor of clergy sexual abuse whom Francis initially discredited during a 2018 visit to Chile.
Cruz, who is gay, said that during his first meetings with the pope in May 2018 after they patched things up, Francis assured him that God made Cruz gay. Cruz tells his own story in snippets throughout the film, chronicling both Francis’ evolution on understanding sexual abuse as well as to document the pope’s views on gay people.
Director Evgeny Afineevsky had remarkable access to cardinals, the Vatican television archives and the pope himself. He said he negotiated his way in through persistence, and deliveries of Argentine mate tea and Alfajores cookies that he got to the pope via some well-connected Argentines in Rome.
“Listen, when you are in the Vatican, the only way to achieve something is to break the rule and then to say, ‘I’m sorry,’” Afineevsky said in an interview ahead of the premiere.
The director worked official and unofficial channels starting in early 2018, and ended up so close to Francis by the end of the project that he showed the pope the movie on his iPad in August. The two recently exchanged Yom Kippur greetings; Afineevsky is a Russian-born Jew now based in Los Angeles. On Wednesday, Afineevsky’s 48th birthday, the director said Francis presented him with a birthday cake during a private meeting at the Vatican.
But “Francesco” is more than a biopic about the pope.
Wim Wenders did that in the 2018 film “Pope Francis: A Man of His Word,” which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. “Francesco,” is more a visual survey of the world’s crises and tragedies, with audio from the pope providing possible ways to solve them.
Afineevsky, who was nominated for an Oscar for his 2015 documentary “Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom,” traveled the world to film his pope movie: The settings include Cox’s Bazaar in Bangladesh where Myanmar’s Rohingya sought refuge; the U.S.-Mexico border; and Francis’ native Argentina.
“The film tells the story of the pope by reversing the cameras,” said Vatican communications director Paolo Ruffini, who was one of Afineevsky’s closest Vatican-based collaborators on the film.
Ruffini said that when Afineevsky first approached him about a documentary, he tried to tamp down his hopes for interviewing the pope. “I told him it wasn’t going to be easy,” he said.
But Ruffini gave him some advice: names of people who had been impacted by the pope, even after just a brief meeting. Afineevsky found them: the refugees Francis met with on some of his foreign trips, prisoners he blessed, and some of the gays to whom he has ministered.
“I told him that many of those encounters had certainly been filmed by the Vatican cameras, and that there he would find a veritable gold mine of stories that told a story,” Ruffini said. “He would be able to tell story of the pope through the eyes of all and not just his own.”
Francis’ outreach to gays dates to his first foreign trip in 2013, when he uttered the now-famous words “Who am I to judge,” when asked during an airborne news conference returning home from Rio de Janiero about a purportedly gay priest.
Since then, he has ministered to gays and transsexual prostitutes, and welcomed people in gay partnerships into his inner circle. One of them was his former student, Yayo Grassi, who along with his partner visited Francis at the Vatican’s Washington D.C. embassy during the pope’s 2015 visit to the U.S.
The Vatican publicized that encounter, making video and photos of it available, after Francis was ambushed during that same visit by his then-ambassador, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, who invited the anti-gay marriage activist Kim Davis to meet with the pope.
News of the Davis audience made headlines at the time and was viewed by conservatives as a papal stamp of approval for Davis, who was jailed for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses. The Vatican, however, vigorously sought to downplay it, with the Vatican spokesman saying the meeting by no means indicated Francis’ support for her or her position on gay marriage.
However, the former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was fervently opposed to gay marriage when he was archbishop of Buenos Aires. Then, he launched what gay activists remember as a “war of God” against Argentina’s move to approve same-sex marriage.
The pope’s authorized biographer, Sergio Rubin, said at the time of his 2013 election that Bergoglio was politically wise enough to know the church couldn’t win a straight-on fight against gay marriage. Instead, Rubin said, Bergoglio urged his fellow bishops to lobby for gay civil unions instead.
It wasn’t until Bergoglio’s proposal was shot down by the conservative bishops’ conference that Bergoglio publicly declared his opposition, and the church lost the issue altogether.
Francis, in the new documentary, confirms Rubin’s account of what transpired. Of his belief in the need for legislation to protect gays living in civil relationships, he said: “I stood up for that.”
Francis DeBernardo, executive director of New Ways Ministry, an organization of LGBT Catholics, praised Francis’ comments as a “historic” shift for a church that has long seen as persecuting gays.
“At the same time, we urge Pope Francis to apply the same kind of reasoning to recognize and bless these same unions of love and support within the Catholic Church, too,” he said in a statement.
However, more conservative commentators sought to play down Francis’ words and said that while secular civil unions are one thing, a church blessing of them is quite another.
In a tweet, conservative U.S. author and commentator Ryan Anderson noted that he and some of his colleagues had gone on record a decade ago saying they would support federal civil unions for any two adults who commit to sharing domestic responsibilities. Such an arrangement, Anderson said, would leave churches the option of refusing to recognize these unions as marriage.’https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/pope-endorses-civil-unions/2020/10/21/id/993033/?ns_mail_uid=63dd072d-2b6e-4e5e-a9be-5fe45a288c16&ns_mail_job=DM155018_10212020&s=acs&dkt_nbr=010502n7tlrd
Revelation 6:10 “And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?”
Things are moving fast politically and religiously. Politicians are moving toward a one world government while the ecumenists are moving toward a one world religion. In just a few days , November 17 – 19, 2014, there will be held in the Vatican a conglomeration of various “Christian” denominations and other faiths to talk about the family and marriage. Surely a rational thinking person would not be against this?
http://www.humanum.it/en/about.html An International Interreligious Colloquium on The Complementarity of Man and Woman Nov 17 – 19 – “The Complementarity of Man and Woman: An International Colloquium is a gathering of leaders and scholars from many religions across the globe, to examine and propose anew the beauty of the relationship between the man and the woman, in order to support and reinvigorate marriage and family life for the flourishing of human society. Witnesses will draw from the wisdom of their religious tradition and cultural experience as they attest to the power and vitality of the complementary union of man and woman. It is hoped that the colloquium be a catalyst for creative language and projects, as well as for global solidarity, in the work? of strengthening the nuptial relationship, both for the good of the spouses themselves and for the good of all who depend upon them.
The Colloquium is sponsored by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and co-sponsored by the Pontifical Council for the Family, the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, and? the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity.”
http://www.humanum.it/en/speakers.html (Edited by DCB)- Some of the speakers at this ecumenical marriage and family forum are Southern Baptists, Muslims, Roman Catholics, Mormons and numerous others. Some of these birds of a feather are:
Rev. Dr. Richard D. Warren, Senior Pastor of Saddleback Church D.Min.
Dr. Russell D. Moore, President of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention
Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family M.A., University of Urbino, Vatican City / Italy
Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue J.C.D., Pontifical Gregorian University
President Henry B. Eyring, First Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ph.D., Harvard University
Dr. Ikbal Gharbi, Ezzitouna University, Tunisia. Dr. Iqbal Gharbi is professor of Sharia and Religious Principles at Ezzitouna University, and has called for a feminine reading of the Holy Scriptures in order to reconcile Islam and modern global values. She has also lectured at the Sorbonne, Paris.
Archbishop J. Augustine Di Noia, O.P., Adjunct Secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Vatican City / United States
Since 2013, Dominican Archbishop Augustine Di Noia has been Adjunct Secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Previously he served as Vice President of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei, Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, and Under-Secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. In 1994 Archbishop Di Noia was a signatory of the document Evangelicals and Catholics Together. Archbishop Di Noia was a founding director of the Intercultural Forum of the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center in Washington D.C., where for over twenty years he also taught at the Dominican House of Studies. Archbishop Di Noia is a member of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas and is a past member of the International Theological Commission.
http://www.humanum.it/en/program.html Monday, Nov 17, 9:20, Address of the Holy Father
http://www.religionnews.com/2014/11/03/vatican-to-host-religious-leaders-tackle-marriage-family-issues/ Russell Moore, Rick Warren to join Vatican conference on marriage and family life 3/11/2014 (Edited by DCB) “The Vatican will host religious leaders from across the religious spectrum later this month for a conference where they are expected to defend traditional marriage as between a man and a woman.” “Organizers say the new conference will show that while the Catholic hierarchy is split on how to address contemporary challenges to marriage and family life, the church can nonetheless seek common ground with religious leaders outside the Vatican.” “The gathering will be sponsored by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and co-sponsored by the Pontifical Council for the Family, the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVCY8pW-ACs “Part II of our exclusive interview RICK WARREN, pastor of Saddleback Church in Southern California. Rick talks about the expansion of his ministry abroad, the Vatican delegation that recently came to Orange County to study his church’s style of evangelization, and which television channel he finds himself watching most often and the show that draws him.”
This is a MUST to watch. At about one minute and twenty three seconds Warren in talking about his writing the Purpose Driven Life mentions he would light candles! Did he not pay the light bill? He then mentions Thomas Kempis and Brother Lawrence and St. John of the Cross. He calls the works of these men as great classical devotional works! At about 3 minutes he speaks of “our new Pope”! Why did he not say “the” new pope? Then Warren goes into a love fest about how Pope Francis is soooo loving and this is what the world expects of us Christians. Warren then continued by quoting a news paper headline that read “If you love Pope Francis you’ll love Jesus”. This is the so-called pastor of America!? At six minutes and 40 seconds Warren and his wife welcome on stage two men of which one is a Roman Catholic priest. Warren was certainly not taught Biblical separation and if he was he missed that class. At 13 minutes and 55 seconds he repeats the old cliche of Augustine “In essentials, unity; in non-essentials, liberty; in all things, charity.” Evangelicals, new Evangelicals and the New Fundamentalist LOVE this quote and seek to practice it as well! At 20 minutes and 55 seconds he says he fully supports the Catholic Church’s new evangelization. At 22 minutes he mentions that at Saddleback they do baptism the old fashioned way in which he seemingly demonstrates a motion of immersion. Old fashion or Biblical! One of Warren’s favourite television shows is the Chaplet of Divine Mercy on the Catholic station Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN). The Catholic interviewer told Warren he could thank Mother Angelica for the programme which Warren did at 25minutes and 34 seconds! At 25 minutes and 53 seconds the interviewer talks about the three images Warren has on the wall of his office. The first that is mentioned is Mother Teresa, the second is Martin Luther King and the third is Billy Graham. Warren then states the only one missing is Pope John Paul II. So here are four that according to Warren has taught him a lesson for living. If you can take the time to watch and listen please do so. This is APOSTASY SPEAKING! How does the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) continue to allow this man and his church to remain? Where are the so-called SBC conservatives!!
As I write this on a Thursday Warren and these other ecumenists will be meeting at the Vatican on Monday the 17th of November. What a motley crowd this will be. There will be Roman Catholics, Southern Baptists, Mormons, Muslims and others to numerous to mention. The Pope which rules over the whore of John’s Revelation will give an address to this compromising crowd. The question must be asked “Would any true born again Bible believer attend such a meeting?” Not if they believed what the apostle Paul said under the leading of the Holy Ghost “Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? 15 And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? 16 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. 17 Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you” 2Corinthians 6:14 – 17! Then in Titus Paul wrote “For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, 12 Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; 13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; 14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. 15 These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise thee” Titus 2:11 – 15.
Sadly many do not seem to have the discernment to see how the man who occupies the White House is destroying America. This guy (the occupier) plays the fiddle while America burns! Wake up America!