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Pope Francis Criticizes ‘Backward’ U.S. Conservatives

Pope Francis warned against “backward” U.S. conservatives who he claims hold ideology over church doctrine

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Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church, made critical remarks about U.S. conservatives. His comments have sparked a flurry of discussions and debates around the world.

The Pope described these conservatives as having “a very strong, organized, reactionary attitude,” which he referred to as “backward.” He expressed concern that some U.S. conservatives have replaced faith with ideology, a shift that he believes is not in line with the teachings and purpose of the Catholic Church.

“Doing this, you lose the true tradition and you turn to ideologies to have support. In other words, ideologies replace faith,” the Pope said, as reported by AP News and Reuters.

He further stated, “The vision of the doctrine of the church as a monolith is wrong… When you go backward, you make something closed off, disconnected from the roots of the church.” These remarks underscore his belief in the importance of progress and adaptation within the Church’s doctrine.

This is not the first time Pope Francis has stirred up discussions with his comments about U.S. politics and society. Since his papacy began in 2013, Francis has often emphasized compassion, tolerance, and social justice, sometimes putting him at odds with more conservative viewpoints.

These latest comments from Pope Francis highlight the complex relationship between faith and politics, particularly within the U.S. Catholic Church. It remains to be seen how this will continue to unfold and what impact it may have on the Church’s future direction.

Among the issues that make the Pope’s views controversial are his progressive stances on social justice issues. According to Relevant Magazine, many Catholic conservatives believe that Francis places too much emphasis on social justice issues. These include aiding the poor and protecting the environment, which they see as secondary to core doctrinal matters.

Another significant point of contention is the Pope’s approach to divorced and remarried couples. Vox reports that for some conservatives, this issue lies at the heart of a bigger problem. They argue that the Pope’s approach diverges from traditional Catholic teachings, causing further division within the Church.

Furthermore, the New York Times reported on a power struggle within the Vatican that burst into the open when conservatives called for Francis’ resignation, accusing him of covering up for a disgraced cardinal. This internal conflict illustrates the deep divisions within the church over Pope Francis’s leadership and reforms.

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Analise is a conservative from the United States who writes under a pseudonym to keep the radical left at bay.

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    TSAR

    August 28, 2023 at 5:02 pm

    Catholicism is fraud and heresy, it is not Christianity.

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      Lawrence M

      August 29, 2023 at 5:41 pm

      TSAR apparently you are so wise that you can make such blanket statements to knock or condemn a mountain of evidence to the contrary; and you must be a theological expect of some kind not pulling this opinion out of thin air! Pray tell, advise all of us as to the roots of your Christianity and its subsequent modern time Church that you know to be so correct and in accordance with, this is the key, the “Father’s WILL” as through all the prophets and of course Jesus Christ Himself along with those chosen in His presence Apostles!

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        TSAR

        August 29, 2023 at 11:27 pm

        Once upon a time everyone each had their own ideas about God until they all converted to one man who came down from the mountain with the Law. Centuries later there were diverse and squabbling sects and everyone each had their own ideas about God until they all converted to one man who rose from the dead. And now, once again, there are diverse and squabbling sects and everyone each has his own ideas about God until they all convert to one man who has a name written that no one knows but him, and his name is called the Word of God.

        Pleased to meet you, hope you guess my name.

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          Lawrence M

          August 30, 2023 at 11:14 am

          The man with no name; Catholics have been attacked since day one in the “catacombs” by the Devil and all the many naysayers and more so in our current time and age! Is it because we who according to all of our attackers say so, that we must be on the “outer fringes of reality and God’s Truth,” which I then say must be the reason that God directed Mel Gibson to make the “absolute masterpiece and best film” ever made “The Passion of The Christ” which is something any theologian worth their salt absolutely agreed upon at the time of its release; to me the most important film ever made! From the Pope and Pastors or Billy Graham at the time all said God chose and directed Mel Gibson to make that film for the world to see it! Ah huh, so a bad fool who is a Catholic, a “real one mind you” got that assignment from God!

          This beautiful movie about our Lord and Savior made by a man who is a “Traditional Catholic” in spite of all the wicked opposing forces including Satan that worked against him and the film ever running through a projector in any movie theater; which was all evident when Mel Gibson several years prior had been a fraction of a second from committing suicide! Guess what, I’ll hold fast to the truth that I know and all the rabble-rouse attackers and even devils out there in the wide world can kiss it as far as I’m concerned, and by golly they will when their time comes to meet our maker! I too like Mel can meet a person and know if they are wrong inside and I’ve also gotten to where I recognize that same defect or more aptly put, even corruption of the heart by their words and actions without meeting! I was actually in the Dream Factory years back and left that world just when it was about to open up to me big time, for this very reason I speak of today!

          I know my name, it is Lawrence, and anyone in the world can know if they wish, but more importantly, “God knew it when I was in my mother’s womb!” That is all that matters to me! I’m here to serve Him!

          1 Corinthians 14:23-25 “So if the whole church comes together and everyone speaks in tongues, and some who are uninstructed or some unbelievers come in, will they not say that you are out of your minds? 24But if an unbeliever or uninstructed person comes in while everyone is prophesying, he will be convicted and called to account by all, 25and the secrets of his heart will be made known. So he will fall facedown and worship God, proclaiming, “God is truly among you!”

          Thanks be, to God in the Holy Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ who is coming!
          Amen

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            TSAR

            August 30, 2023 at 1:30 pm

            What you think Mel Gibson has to do with it is somewhat unclear. (A famous actor is Catholic, squeeeee!) Maybe we should hear from him instead of you. I would assume you know your own name, especially if it’s written on your underwear, but do you know mine? Maybe you need a clue.

            A name is a word, one word. If the Word of God were one word, what would it be?

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            Lawrence M

            August 30, 2023 at 7:31 pm

            (TSAR) Obviously your thinking processes are skewed by some form of madness or much worse! There is plenty of factual evidence about Mel Gibson available to the public precisely pertaining to what I referred to about Mel Gibson that he actually spoke; all of which aligns precisely with everything I have stated! And for you to carry on this way proves to me that you are not worth the time of day to me, and certainly many others who bear witness here, so depart and continue to lose yourself in your folly and madness, it makes absolutely no difference to me as I’m not in the “revenge and attack tactics” that you and others follow as a “life style and mantra;” which I also am certain many other Christians who absolutely follow Jesus Christ are not interested in either or any of what you have to sell! Depart from me and take your licks you have coming!

            Like the old adage, “they dig their own graves and get what they deserve!”

            I only thank my Lord, Savior and Redeemer Jesus Christ, and it is He who allows me to know my Father’s will who is in heaven through the Holy Spirit. Amen.

            Matthew 16:23-24 “But Jesus turned and said to Peter, “Get behind Me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to Me. For you do not have in mind the things of God, but the things of men.” 24Then Jesus told His disciples, “If anyone wants to come after Me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me.”
            And Amen!

            Brother in Christ Jesus,
            Lawrence (by no means Saint Lawrence but I can certainly try to emulate that saint!)

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            TSAR

            August 31, 2023 at 8:32 pm

            The first horseman was Kaiser Wilhelm II

            Revelation 6:1-8 (the four horsemen)

            And I saw that the Lamb had opened the first of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures saying, as with a voice of thunder, “Come!” And I saw, and behold, a white horse, and he who was sitting on it had a bow, and there was given him a crown, and he went forth as a conqueror to conquer.

            And when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, “Come!” And there went forth another horse, a red one; and to him who was sitting on it, it was given to take peace from the earth, and that men should kill one another, and there was given him a great sword.

            And when he opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature saying, “Come!” And I saw, and behold, a black horse, and he who was sitting on it had a balance in his hand. And I heard as it were a voice in the midst of the four living creatures, saying, “A measure of wheat for a denarius, and three measures of barley for a denarius, and do not harm the wine and the oil.”

            And when he opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature saying, “Come!” And I saw, and behold, a pale horse, and he who was sitting on it — his name is Death, and hell was following him. And there was given him power over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, with famine, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.

            Revelation 19:11-16 (the fifth horseman)

            And I saw heaven standing open; and behold, a white horse, and he who sat upon it is faithful and true, and with justice he judges and wages war. And his eyes are as flames of fire, and on his head are many crowns; he has a name written which no man knows but him. And he is clothed in a garment sprinkled with blood, and his name is called The Word of God. And the armies of Heaven, clothed in fine linen, white and pure, were following him on white horses. And from his mouth goes forth a sharp sword with which to smite the nations. And he will rule them with a rod of iron, and he treads the wine press of the fierce wrath of God Almighty. And he has on his garment and on his thigh a name written, “King of Kings and Lord of Lords.”

            My name is Life, and Heaven is following me.

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      Terri

      August 31, 2023 at 6:00 pm

      Exactly! But only Roman Catholicism. The original Christians, as well as the original Catholics, were the Eastern Orthodox. Greeks first, and then many others. The RC were the first to split off from us to do their own thing, and change Scriptures and precepts. They were the first Protestants, as “Protestant” means “protest” + the suffix, “-ant”. It is another word for a rebel. Scripture equates rebellion with witchcraft. There cannot be a Christian witch. And there cannot be a Christian outside of Orthodoxy. The Truth is unchangeable. What is true remains true for all time.

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      Linda

      August 31, 2023 at 10:38 pm

      Pope Francis is a communist coward. He is not a man of God. He is a liar & a cheater & disgrace to the Catholic church. He should be impeached from the church

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        Barbara

        September 1, 2023 at 11:52 am

        I totally agree. I’m a Christian but not Catholic, but I thought he was great at first and would be good for the Catholic Church. I quickly came to realize he had an agenda other than promoting the faith. He has an opinion on every political and social ideology that comes along and what he approves of would not be good for anyone inside or outside the Catholic Church. And he lacks the one thing that to me is so important to being a man of faith – and I see this with many of the clergy these days, he lacks humility. He thinks he is God.

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      CharlieSeattle

      September 5, 2023 at 5:23 pm

      Agreed! Catholicism devolved over time into a Pedophilia crime family! 75 years of child sex abuse covered up by many Popes, Cardinals, Bishops and Priests. Arrest them all and give their piles of Nazi gold to the victims!

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        Lawrence M

        September 6, 2023 at 10:53 am

        CharlieSeattle; did you enjoy getting that bit of nothing off your chest? What an ignorant and heathen thing to say, and obvious to me it comes from a man who knows very little about the Catholic Church just another non-believer who loves attacking anything that gives him a rise or builds up his ego whose handle is named after a city, or was that city named after you! Which obviously know nothing about at all; about its history or the great good it has accomplished on so many fronts throughout the world for millennia!

        Your blanket statement totally proves to me that you are a very foolish and most probably excuse the slang, (stupid man), who attacks a church that has done more good in this world than you could in a million years! Get back to your Facebook or X chatter where you belong, with the loathsome dregs of civilization that continually scream about the ills they see in others, when they are doing “nothing about their own failures and inadequacies or horrid sin!” And stop putting you puss where it isn’t wanted like the other “heathen haters” did, in their “2cent attacks” as you have; “to serve” the Devil! I’ve noticed you on other postings and see no good coming from you as you carry on in your delusional sense of self; totally lacking humility!

        By the way while we’re at it can you or anyone attending this site point out the one “Church” that is pure and has zero corruption of any kind in it or by any of its followers! I won’t hold my breath and I do not expect a legitimate absolute answer to my question; because any “sane person” knows it doesn’t exist on earth!

        For those of you who are sincerely seeking further insight and edification and always do so with guidance from the “Holy Spirit” unlike this rabble-rouse fool with his injection of “blanket off the wall statements” to gain some points as he imagines; please consider the following!

        And while you consider all of this please remember what I say here; of course Satan himself would, did and does “attack” by any and all means the Church that stands out as “the most influential” and which “contains many of God’s righteous” among its followers! And this is why there is a final conflict or battle coming before our Savior Returns! All has been foretold!

        “Why I love the Corrupt and Crime Ridden Catholic Church”

        FATHER DWIGHT LONGENECKER

        “Hatred for the Catholic Church comes from many quarters. One of the most common of these attacks is that the Catholic Church is “corrupt, immoral and riddled with crime.”

        My tweets must have been re-tweeted to a less than sympathetic audience because a reply came floating back that anyone with a conscience should leave the “corrupt, immoral, crime ridden Catholic Church.”

        What I find curious in the present wave of anti-Catholicism is that “the new atheists” and “the old fundamentalists” resort to many of the same attacks on the Catholic religion. Hatred for the Catholic Church comes from many quarters. One of the most common of these attacks is that the Catholic Church is “corrupt, immoral and riddled with crime.”

        What no one stops to consider is that no knowledgeable Catholic disputes the fact that there is immorality, crime and corruption in the Catholic Church. We’ve known that from the beginning. In fact, the Lord Christ himself said that the sheep and the goats would be mingled together and that the wheat and the weeds would grow in the same field. Indeed, among the holy apostles themselves were those who were less than holy. Judas was a traitor who sold his Lord and his soul for a bag of money then went out and hung himself. Peter was a loud mouthed coward, Thomas a timorous doubter, Paul a violent and ignorant man and an accessory to murder. The list could go on.

        Of course there is immorality and corruption and crime in the Catholic Church. What did you expect — a tighty-whitey sect of grinning do-gooders with their hair combed and their shoes shined and their ties tied out handing out gospel tracts? What did you expect a group of nice old ladies who bake cookies and run a soup kitchen? What did you expect — a group of sincere activists who want to bring in a more politically correct world for all the people they happen to feel sorry for? You can certainly find groups of do-gooders like that, but they won’t be the Catholic Church. They’ll be some sort of frightful sect you wouldn’t want to join if you had a chance.

        Instead, in the Catholic Church — like any group of human beings — you’ll find the good and the bad mixed up together. You’ll find the agony and the ecstasy — the joy and the sorrow — the sinner and the saint, and isn’t that what you’d expect to find if you were looking for an authentic religion? Isn’t that what you find when you read the Old Testament? Isn’t that what you find when you read human history? Isn’t that what you find when you study your own family tree? Isn’t that what you find when you look in the mirror?

        So I’m not real worried about the Catholic Church being full of crime and corruption and a good number of sinners. It makes me feel at home.

        The reason I love the ‘corrupt and crime ridden Catholic Church’ is that first of all we admit that it is such, and second, we’re sorry that it is such and third, that we are trying to do something about it. The Catholic Church might be corrupt and crime ridden, but the Catholic Church is also the only institution that can do anything about it. Of course the Catholic Church is full of sinners. Just like a hospital is full of sick people. The Lord does not call the righteous but sinners to repentance, and since that is the case we should expect that it is sinners who respond to the call, come in out of the cold and ask for the necessary treatments to make things better.

        We are all not happy with the crime and sin and corruption in the Catholic Church, but we can’t imagine any other church that would be any different. Catholics are a work in progress and those of us who acknowledge we are sinners feel comfortable with other people who are also still working on it. Like an AA group: “Hi I’m Dwight. I’m a sinner.”

        So I’m not real worried about the Catholic Church being full of crime and corruption and a good number of sinners. It makes me feel at home.

        What worries me are the self-righteous people who blame the Catholic Church for being such. Do they really think they are so much better than everybody else? Geesh! It’s those type of people who give me the creeps — not the sad sinners who sit in our pews week by week. At least they know they need help. The ones who think they don’t need help? They’re the squeaky clean zombies that make me shudder.”

        Do you think that anyone like me or millions of other honest to goodness Christians and True Believers would respect you and “your 2cents” over the perspective of this fine “Priest” and so many other even “Saintly” persons who have “spoken great wisdom and truth” before him? Of course not, only a fool would imagine that; right?

        Now get on back to Seattle (hellhole) because that place is in a world of hurt, and must need you to come to the rescue, its name sake!

        Brother in Christ Jesus,
        Lawrence

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    Ranbo

    August 28, 2023 at 5:38 pm

    Once again, the Marxist Pope offers meaningless, incomprehensible babble instead of Christian supported wisdom. Too bad he cannot be impeached, or can he?

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    Samanna

    August 28, 2023 at 5:41 pm

    I think I’ll listen to, and give my respect to what Archbishop Vigano says, and thinks as opposed to this “pope.”

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      conservativetothebone

      August 28, 2023 at 5:49 pm

      a hearty amen, although I don’t follow Catholic doctrine anyhow. As a Baptist, I go directly to Jesus.

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      The Prisoner

      August 28, 2023 at 6:13 pm

      Vigano is a principled and intelligent person.

      This fake pope is a NWO communist.

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      Lawrence M

      August 28, 2023 at 7:05 pm

      Absolutely! I wrote to this fraud pope several years ago regarding life altering matters in the local church and secular communities that any great theologian or church leader would be interested in, all within the context of the flock; and I didn’t even get an acknowledgement because it cuts across his progressive, Marxist overly political globalist agenda! I didn’t know then what I do now about him, but now I wouldn’t give him the time of day and I’m a Catholic!

      Archbishop Vigano is a true servant of the Lord and a very genuine wise man; to me very saintly! My long compassionate letter was delivered to a fraud in the Vatican, so I of course got no response!

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      Lawrence M

      August 28, 2023 at 8:26 pm

      Absolutely! I wrote to this fraud pope several years ago regarding life altering matters in the local church and secular communities that any great theologian or church leader would be interested in, all within the context of the flock; and I didn’t even get an acknowledgement because it cuts across his progressive, Marxist overly political globalist agenda! I didn’t know then what I do now about him, but now I wouldn’t give him the time of day and I’m a Catholic!

      Archbishop Viganó is a true servant of the Lord and a very genuine wise man; to me very saintly! My long compassionate letter was delivered to a fraud in the Vatican, so I of course got no response!

      Because he supports evil not God!

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      Veronica surachinska

      August 29, 2023 at 5:57 am

      Bergoglio is an antipope.

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        Lawrence M

        August 29, 2023 at 9:16 am

        Veronica surachinska; I believe this is quite to me obviously true! I do wonder of course if this is biblically a true precursor sign revealing the appearance of the antichrist on the world stage.

        Scripturally it does seems to fit and as I perceive things the human race is ripe for the master deception with the advent of the high tech digital era and trans-humanism (human AI cyborgs), (Elon Musk and others development of Brain Chips) now on the verge of being implemented; “man playing God” totally blaspheming him and would this not be the ultimate betrayal, transgression sin against Jesus Christ and the Father which Satan and the antichrist would provoke, ultimately causing the truly lost or damned to worship Satan fulfilling his evil desire to be as great as God!

        Isaiah 14:1413 “You said in your heart: “I will ascend to the heavens; I will raise my throne above the stars of God. I will sit on the mount of assembly, in the far reaches of the north. 14I will ascend above the tops of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.” 15But you will be brought down to Sheol, to the lowest depths of the Pit.”

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    M Aurelius

    August 28, 2023 at 5:47 pm

    Satan has occupied the papacy several times over the centuries.
    It appears he has returned. The Prince Of Lies accuses his
    enemies of what he himself is doing.

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    1PatriotForever

    August 28, 2023 at 5:54 pm

    Says the demon poop

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      The Prisoner

      August 28, 2023 at 6:12 pm

      A demon he is.

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        1PatriotForever

        August 28, 2023 at 6:40 pm

        ^5 I never thought this about any of them, always saw them as men raised in the Peter Principle of this dogma but never thought of them as evil. This one, well This Ones Different, but Only God Knows and Its my view ^5

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      Leaping Len

      August 28, 2023 at 6:35 pm

      Frankie should go to Hollywood.
      A lefty socialist has no business in his position.

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    Tex Ranger

    August 28, 2023 at 5:56 pm

    As we have seen…evil has entered the Vatican.

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      Lawrence M

      August 29, 2023 at 5:49 pm

      Tex it sure did! And let’s ponder which leading governments or even private organizations out around the globe have not been or are not now infiltrated with diabolical characters or forces at work in them! Let’s point out WEF, WHO and the UN just for starters! I’m sure we will find a pattern or dots being connected!

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    John C

    August 28, 2023 at 6:08 pm

    Bergoglio is as Catholic as Hillary Clinton, Martin Luther or King Henry VIII. Bergoglio is a Heretic and an Apostate he is by no means Catholic and as much a Pope as Mohammed.

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    Enough Already

    August 28, 2023 at 6:16 pm

    Why don’t we hear the pope lecturing Democrats about abortion, transgender ism, 57 different genders, and the list goes on. Maybe he should start addressing them before he wants to try to lecture conservatives and their more traditional worldviews.

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      Lawrence M

      August 28, 2023 at 7:07 pm

      Because he supports evil not God!

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      Lawrence M

      August 28, 2023 at 8:38 pm

      It’s been prophesied that a destructor via the Devil would enter into the church to ruin and try to lead the flock astray!

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      Max

      August 29, 2023 at 7:52 am

      Those are listed in the talmud which is what we are living under now.

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      Lawrence M

      August 29, 2023 at 9:53 am

      Enough Already; you are quite correct, and simply put we have the following Truth from God!

      Matthew 7:19-21 “Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. 20So then, by their fruit you will recognize them. 21Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of My Father in heaven.”

      I admit this is a hard lesson we must all reflect upon in our own lives in order to try our best!

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      Terri

      August 31, 2023 at 6:06 pm

      Because he’s a false teacher like all Protestants. That includes the RCC.

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        Lawrence M

        September 21, 2023 at 12:53 pm

        Terri; so is Joel Osteen and countless others that I can point out to you all day long from the list of thousands of Christian denominations! So what point do you think you are making; that all Roman Catholics the original tried and tested Christians who started out in the catacombs away from the Roman Emperor and his legions avoiding a sure death but yet persisted are “liars and false teachers,” so thereby doomed? Wrong, and I know for a fact that you couldn’t be more wrong; to even say such a trite and ignorant thing! You would serve yourself well and much better than this, to first really deeply educate yourself over time about all history of Christianity and the Church that Jesus Christ Himself established, before you try preaching and making stray comments that are gibberish! Sorry to be harsh, but, you have to try not making such foolish blanket statements where others have put “great effort and prayer into what they hang out in the public square,” for others “in need!” After all, is it not so easy for someone to come along like you have, and try to torpedo a group of people or even a church with “nothing but nothing?”
        That kind of mentality is more aptly suited to sit and play computer games that many a child and sadly far too many adults waste hours doing!

        That probably works for you on Facebook a world of insanity, but not where the seriously devout spend their bit of extra time reading and conversing!

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    Chris Dube

    August 28, 2023 at 6:18 pm

    The Catholic Church has been corrupt for centuries. They follow a heretical bible that comes from Alexandria, Egypt.

    The very basis for the Reformation was people wanting the TRUE Word of God — in their own language.

    The Latin Vulgate which largely matches the Vaticanus text.

    The True Word of God comes from the Textus Receptus; which is where the King James Bible comes from.

    It’s not surprising the Catholic Church did their best to murder and/or intimidate anyone who went against their corrupt teachings. I have no problems with Catholic laity; most know so little Bible doctrine, that they don’t realize they are being lied to.

    I have BIG problems with church officials who DO know better.

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    Pasta Fazooli

    August 28, 2023 at 6:27 pm

    Of course he hates conservatives, conservatives hate gay peddle files.

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    1PatriotForever

    August 28, 2023 at 6:32 pm

    BTW: the doctrine of the CHURCH take note is not the words of Jesus. Within 60 years of Jesus’s death the Catholics moved 3 of the 10 Commandments:

    1. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven images. (Exodus 20:4-6)
    In their First COUNCIL they stated it was fine and in fact ordered statues and paintings of Mary, Saints and made Jesus the “BABE”

    2. Remember the Sabbath day and keep it Holy. (Exodus 20:8-11)
    The Sabbath: Included Friday, Saturday and they went away and the Catholics changed the day of worship to Sunday

    3. Thou shall have no other gods before me. (Exodus 20:3)
    Now although Mary wasnt made a God, she became a co saviour to Christ. Catholics, because I was one: Started praying to her and they actual made her Holy as a dictate from a Pope, they deemed her “Born without sin” and she herself said ” She was a Sinner and That Christ was her Saviour and Lord”

    They did many other things that are contrary to the actual Word of God/Christ, but they named Peter the first Pope and He wasnt to Jesus and Popes are NOT the Vicars of Christ, the Bodily Spirit recognized body of Christ – ah no!! They have no power, no more than we do to forgive sins. We all forgive those who sin against us, BUT Jesus already forgave peoples sins, when HE died on the Cross, and thats why HE died once for all of us. We just need to repent and accept His Free Gift, which is why He doesnt need to be reincarnated in the Eucharist week after week.

    Jesus taught us how to pray: Our Father not our Mother, not to Saint they named nor is Jesus too busy to hear your prayers

    Anyway I could go on and on and Catholics will be ticked off, but remember this: There are STILL a Good Number of Catholics in the church who will revile at me and these words but they are true and BTW:
    One more comment:
    The Catholic Church is not Holy, nor does it save you.
    Jesus is the Only One Who saves you.
    Jesus saves you and only Jesus, God and the Holy Spirit are the Only Ones who Jesus refers to as HOLY, not his mom, not the saints.
    We are to be set apart and to become Holy but we are NOT Good and we are Not Holy nor is the church.
    To say we will all, if we know Him,if we repent and turn to Him to find the Father will be called the children of God and those:
    Deuteronomy 7:6 “For you are a holy people to the LORD your God; the LORD your God has chosen you to be a people for Himself, a special treasure above all …
    In Leviticus 19:2, He makes His purpose clear: “You shall be holy [set apart], for I the LORD your God am holy.” God’s purpose, the intent behind all His laws, …

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      Tsar

      August 28, 2023 at 8:14 pm

      Fringe loonies and Protestant burnouts are as useless as Catholics. Orthodox, or nothing.

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      Lawrence M

      August 28, 2023 at 8:22 pm

      That is apparently the case with this heretic imposter but the Devil and hell will not overcome or prevail over the Church so the faithful must be very cautious yet not abandon it! Of course Satan would and did reach into the church to ruin and deceive!

      Been going on since day one and on through the Calvinists, Gnosticism, Martin Luther and Reformation.

      A little heavy handed on the Protestantism are ya?

      Sure, Jesus was only going through meaningless motions with his Disciples and immediate followers or teachers, priests! Dream on and bless you!

      Mark 14:21 “The Son of Man will go just as it is written about Him, but woe to that man by whom He is betrayed! It would be better for him if he had not been born.” 22 While they were eating, Jesus took bread, spoke a blessing and broke it, and gave it to the disciples, saying, “Take it; this is My body.” 23Then He took the cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them, and they all drank from it.”

      Luke 22:18-24 “For I tell you that from now on I will not drink of the fruit of the vine until the kingdom of God comes.” 19And he took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” 20And likewise the cup after they had eaten, saying, “This cup that is poured out for you is the new covenant in my blood. 21But behold, the hand of him who betrays me is with me on the table. 22For the Son of Man goes as it has been determined, but woe to that man by whom he is betrayed!” 23And they began to question one another, which of them it could be who was going to do this. 24A dispute also arose among them, as to which of them was to be regarded as the greatest.”

      This was and is the New and Everlasting Covenant, the old was replaced so the law originally established would not and does not do the job; only the Sacrificial Lamb of God Jesus Christ saves our immortal souls yes if we repent on bent knee and give our hearts to Jesus Christ!

      You’re directed in your outlook by Martin Luther apparently who strayed way off the path! Yes and the current many denominations are all broken or lacking in many ways, but, the final words from the mouth of our Savior are solid and complete, This “One and Only Covenant is Everlasting!” Jesus is Lord and Savior and His mother visited within her every fiber and being by the Holy Spirit was sanctified and made Blessed! The one and only Virgin Mary the Mother of God!

      Again just passing some time away you would figure.

      Luke 1:41-43 “When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. 42 In a loud voice she exclaimed, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb! 43And why am I so honored, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?”

      Luke 1:35 “And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.”

      I’d say if the ground that Moses needed to remove his sandals from off his feet when the Holy Spirit of God Himself instructed him to do so on Mount Zion as he stood upon it, was Holy; then this human mother Mary a child of God who brought God Almighty into the world is hallowed as well; consecrated! Of course maybe some people don’t have much logic and insight of actual Truth! Common Sense!

      You and no false prophets or demonic angels of any kind will change my genuine view derived from the words that Jesus Christ spoke!

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    Titaniumman

    August 28, 2023 at 6:33 pm

    As a live long Catholic,I see this pope as a demonic presence that has taken over the Catholic church.
    The NWO forced the previous pope to resign so they could place this Marxist Demon in his place.
    This pope has spent all of his time pushing his leftist/Marxist narratives instead of spreading the gospel
    IMHO, I firmly believe he has a seat reserved in Hell,

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      Lawrence M

      September 21, 2023 at 2:01 pm

      Titaniumman; this is true and just the way a completely evil and absolute criminal fraud is the president of the United States right now, who is also a staunch globalist under their dictates which are all under Satan! Look at any of the world leaders right now; and see the same evil in Macron, Xi, Putin, Trudeau or any of them, and we can be sure actual demons have and are continuing to invade all human stations or endeavors to deceive and control the world! Some who comment want to be the one that is “smarty pants” or so above us all; when they are being played by the Devil himself; and these, some of them great fools comment how they know so well how the Catholic Church is a bust, and that what they know or follow is so sanctified, which is a load of Poopypants like their false rhetoric or even likened to the current “liar in chief president” of the United States of America, an expert in that specialty or lying too, which may very well be driven by demons and the Devil himself as it is with him! Don’t listen to these “Johnny Come Lately” rabble-rouse “infiltrators;” not in church or here on the internet! I assure anyone who cares, that your “immortal souls” depend on it!

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    Child of God

    August 28, 2023 at 7:12 pm

    Yet another reason why I no longer identify as Catholic. I am a believer and follower of Jesus Christ alone! That was an adult decision made by me, because He called me by name 3 years ago, and I am very thankful for Him opening my eyes!

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    Recognizing Truth

    August 28, 2023 at 7:50 pm

    The apostle of apostasy.

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    rob

    August 28, 2023 at 8:57 pm

    Jesuit Liberation Theology. Plain and simple. No different that what Jeremiah Wright spewed at Barry Soetero’s church.

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    Dave

    August 28, 2023 at 9:02 pm

    The last and final world Pontiff will be the Antichrist revelation speaks. He comes onto the world stage donning white garments having a bow with no arrows to fight with, and is a many of peace.

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      Lawrence M

      September 21, 2023 at 2:17 pm

      Correct Dave; these self-professed Theological experts say this or that and it’s all deflection from God’s truth because the Catholic Church is in the final Book of Revelation, not the Church of Timbuktu or some out in the woods throwback hall, that all say they got it all pegged beer than any old original Church and those are all false; right some rinky-dink hole in the wall, or anyone who proclaims they can do it alone just have their copy of the Bible so suddenly that is spot-on while all else is lost!
      Many will twist and mix truth with lies in the End Time and that is happening; so beware all who actually love Jesus! Amen.

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    Jim

    August 28, 2023 at 9:08 pm

    Sorry Pope but I stopped being a catholic a couple decades ago because of what was happening in your Church. You can keep your progress and your Social Justice and put it where the sun does not shine. I follow Christ not the Catholic Church

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      Hassan Ben Sober

      August 28, 2023 at 9:31 pm

      Same here Jim come from an Irish catholic family with nuns and priests as cousins and aunts and uncles. Was an alter boy with my brothers growing up. To much social justice crap in church nowadays. I do have to laugh at doj going after people like me who like latin mass. Lol

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      Lawrence M

      August 29, 2023 at 10:52 am

      Are you about to leave America for better pastures, now that you have obviously also witnessed its decline into the mire percolating up from hell?

      Matthew 8:26 “But Jesus replied, “Why are you so afraid? You surely don’t have much faith.” Then he got up and ordered the wind and the waves to calm down. And everything was calm.”

      Faith isn’t faith unless it is tested even regularly; yes my friend “the proof is in the pudding” as the old saying goes! Do you actually think your announcement that “you left long ago” is “amiable and brave or even wise of you?” If so that is a pity to me! My prayers are also offered for you and anyone of that accord!

      And I suppose you like some others can point to a church that isn’t stymied by some bit of corruption or imperfection; especially modern day spouting up from practically nowhere ones? I have attended many different denominations and observed firsthand the many fallacies within them! Joel Osteen Pastor of Lakewood Church Texas and too many to count around the globe; have gone over the edge and into deep trouble, becoming very corrupt and self-serving!

      Turning tail and running is not a man’s worth if he truly believes in the Lord! Take a stand, say like Archbishop Viganò; now that is someone I admire and know is just, but, not those that say they know better and run!

      Let’s recall who Judas was and what happened to him! He who was a direct in the presence disciple of the Lord and look what evil he did! That alone should be enough to scare the hell out of anyone who gets some highfaluting idea about knowing better or going it alone, and that mistake has been taking place for millennia or since the foundation of the church was laid!

      Betrayal is a most evil sin and God said so; so don’t play with fire and think you know all the answers and got it together well enough, “to go it alone” or you could literally “jump from the frying pan into the fire!”

      You are in danger as you either don’t see the truth clearly or you are “making excuses to cut and run!” That is not deep committed faith to the “Church which Jesus Christ Himself” established, and placed upon His lead “Apostle Peter” to continue!

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        Lawrence M

        August 29, 2023 at 2:13 pm

        Matthew 16:17-19 “Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah! For this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by My Father in heaven. 18And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades will not prevail against it. 19I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven. Whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.”

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        TSAR

        August 29, 2023 at 3:10 pm

        Every Catholic is an accomplice and an accessory to every molestation, murder and atrocity committed by their clergy.

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      Lawrence M

      September 21, 2023 at 2:29 pm

      Jim you sound like more of a bitter and angry man than any true follower of Christ! I say you are off course for sure and that is just heartfelt truth; I do not hear a man of God in your tone or Rhetoric but someone who is rebelling and angry! Remember that is exactly what Satan did as Lucifer and there it all began! Many a denomination of Christianity started this same way, which means something very bad was going on with such persons; perhaps even demonic influence.

      What was happening in the Church and can you say the same or similar things are not happening in the many other churches? This false pope wasn’t the pope back then but a Saintly one was, so I think your anger going back that far stems from some other issue and problem which you best sort out before God fast not strangers on the internet; and not make attack statements about the Church this way! Amen.

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    ShoweringWithJoe

    August 28, 2023 at 9:34 pm

    Don’t look at me! I didn’t vote for him!

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    Ted

    August 28, 2023 at 10:12 pm

    I left Catholicism many years ago, but I didn’t hate it at the time. Now, if this is “the one true Church,” what that says about Jesus isn’t good. Oh yeah, and I hate the Church now once I fully realized I was a victim of child abuse through Catholic education, Not physical, mind you, mental.You can reject their threats of the many ways you can experience eternal doom, but you can never forget them.

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      Lawrence M

      September 21, 2023 at 2:48 pm

      Ted; you have a very serious problem on your own hands! You just tossed blame and a massive disparage upon Jesus Christ, and of course I don’t know you, but I’m telling you for your own good to get your mind and most important your heart right with God through Jesus Christ on bent knee quickly!

      You made this statement in public on the internet and do you catch my drift of the gravity of what you did here! Some of these others commenting think they know it all, and are so sure of themselves, perhaps even sadly irredeemable because I hear in their attacks how they are full of it up to their ears; but you sound very sadly confused and mixed up; perhaps not by your own doing mind you, but, maybe a victim of someone or circumstances! So I tell you from my honest perspective to calm that anger and bitterness down, while you quietly and on bent knee call out to Jesus in your most sincere prayer, that He send the Comforter to you now; so you can learn the truth and be set free from what troubles you! God bless you.
      Amen.

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    Onekama Man

    August 28, 2023 at 11:02 pm

    This guy is so laughable. What a fool!

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    Viteye

    August 29, 2023 at 7:27 am

    Pope Francis sounds more like Caesar every day.

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      Lawrence M

      September 21, 2023 at 3:00 pm

      Viteye; interesting you should say that because in the book of Revelation and other prophecies since the words of God were given to the Apostles, the truth is stated that in the End Time the Ancient Ruler or Roman Emperor of the Old Empire would return in spirit to possess a New World Leader who will wear white and be in the locale of the Old Empire but he will be a beast, truly evil. So perhaps a demon or the Antichrist?

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    Nunyo

    August 29, 2023 at 7:49 am

    Not interested in the opinion of a Marxist pedophile.

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    Glee

    August 29, 2023 at 12:07 pm

    By their fruits, you know them. This pope got his position just like Biden got his…election fraud. He is denying the gospel, challenging the Word of God, and denying the basics of Christian doctrine. Why God hasn’t struck him dead is a testimony to His mercy. But rest assured, pay day is coming to every evil leader faking Christianity and confusing the weak. Paybacks will be hell. Literally.

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      Lawrence M

      August 29, 2023 at 2:59 pm

      Glee; so very true what you’ve said here, and your pointing out “election fraud with the denying of the gospel” is candid and to the point of the most crucial matter at hand for any devout Christian and of course those who must awake to God’s truth soon!

      The sad but harsh reality is that multitudes are giving lip service to the gospel and also in vast numbers many who profess to speak for God and serve His will are “wolves in sheep’s clothing” only using it as a tool for their own devices, and even for the most diabolical of reasons which is to serve Satan! We see this example in plain sight of Bergoglio seated in the Catholic Church, but there are other examples like it in many churches, as well as in many seats of government authority, where “those in power are wicked” and only serve themselves and the beast!

      Another sad point of contention that I read about in a recent study is this; how a majority of the youngest generation have shown that “they live for pleasure and entertainment” or as I say “distraction to the point of delusion” in this warped culture “full of lies!” Now think of all those youngest among us being like “ready to pick ripe fruit” for the father of all lies, to use and abuse, so that he can own them for eternity!

      People have to wake up fast and pray fervently every day making Jesus Christ their meaning and purpose to live, so that the Holy Spirit will teach and lead them unto paths of righteousness, as they instead “do the will of our Father in heaven;” making sure that “they will be in paradise forever.” Amen.

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    John Doe

    August 29, 2023 at 12:50 pm

    Manchurian pope

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    Jesse

    August 29, 2023 at 5:48 pm

    This male is NO Christian or Catholic. While Catholics do not follow even their own BIBLE this male follow NO BIBLE. He claims to speak for GOD but DOES NOT. He claims that those in the LGBTQ+ WACKOS are able to continue living a Life that GOD calls an ABOMINATION and still be saved which GOD says NO they cannot. This male speaks for NO ONE except for himself and he believes the LIES of Satan not the TRUTH of GOD. Catholics as a whole believe the LIES that praying to Idols( Saints), Purgatory, and that Priests should not marry which proves they are not Christians and that they do not believe in what CHRIST taught. So this male for he is NOT a man but another lost soul leading millions to an eternal death in the Lake of Fire. May GOD only punish him for his Sins and not for all those he lead to HELL and Eternal burning in the Lake of Fire.

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    Roberto

    August 31, 2023 at 10:09 pm

    I was a Catholic until this leftist putz began to spew his doctrine that governments are God and you we should bow to them and obey their will. No thanks.

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      Lawrence M

      September 21, 2023 at 1:27 pm

      Roberto; a bit of “tossing out the baby with the bath water,” sadly to say for you! You think you have the right to toss out an entire history of the Church and all the saints or currently the great persons who carry on the Commission, like current living examples, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, or Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke; that Jesus handed to Peter?

      Who are you then; Who are you then; because it seems to me that you are doing just what the Devil wants people like you to do, that is why this fraud was allowed by God to get this far as part of the test that any faithful must endure to the end; like the many attacks on the Church and the faithful that have transpired from the very beginning through the ages! Would you and others prefer to be those that lived during the time the first Christians had to worship together in the catacombs, under penalty of death, than where you are now; and you run away from a fraud evil man who pretends to be a pope; but under what pressures do you now flee entirely? I must hear this because you must be so sure of yourself and wise, and by what authority and great wisdom do you do this! Obvious to me you weren’t much of a Catholic or into it “honestly” to begin with were you? I can at least tell, that you are not from the “solid ground” bedrock of the faith you need to stand on to say such a dumb and foolish thing, but, that is your choice and you will reap your own reward, whatever God says it will be in the end!

      Our words and thoughts conveyed through them can be poison to others, especially when it comes to matters of faith in God, and that is a huge responsibility to carry, so we must be very thoughtful and seek “God’s will” before we shoot off our mouths to the world! Because by doing so we actually make proclamations that can bring us favor with God as one of His true “servants,” or the sting of death, the second death, for “blaspheming” Him and serving the father of all lies! I would pray that you reconsider all of your previous thoughts and decisions regarding your own faith. Amen.

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    Old wolf

    September 1, 2023 at 9:19 am

    Not to worry ,he will still have to stand in front of God on judgment day. Then he will see the true back wards evil one. Hes the one following the devils own (democrats) evil ones. He forgot his way of the lords words. But he will answer for them.

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    Mike

    September 3, 2023 at 2:52 pm

    I WAS a Catholic. Then I found the REAL God and He is not a Catholic.

    Took me over three years to jettison my indoctrination into Catholicism.

    I have read the Bible more than once a year now for TEN YEARS since God brought me to Him from my knees and in tears. Now I am completely His.
    Guess what? NO WHERE IN THE BIBLE is there a ‘POPE’ of any kind. Not ONE WORD of a ‘POPE’. And this antichrist is just that: HE HAS STATED that Jesus the Christ is not???!
    I have ZERO respect and NO CONCERN at all for this LEFTIST POS masquerading as some sort of RELIGIOUS LEADER…religion is a control device. Knowing God and loving Him is SPIRTUAL and so is the WORD OF GOD (the BIBLE).
    This ‘POPE’ will rot in torment FOREVER.

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      Lawrence M

      September 21, 2023 at 12:25 pm

      Mike; your journey in seeking out God is noteworthy as is anyone’s if they are on bent knee seeking Him through Jesus Christ our Savior who then makes certain that the Father will send the Holy Spirit of God to teach and guide the lost sheep, “us.”

      Remember this; that the Devil the father of all lies and the great deceiver wants you and anyone to think they can go it alone and they know better, so reading the bible makes you some expert unto yourself! NO, the Church is a family and all the members of a family are equally important and needed by one another! Just like some brother or sister might be a doctor and another in the same family became a ditch digger, they all have ways with which to serve God while they live in this material life! A Bible is a physical material thing containing the word of God! Other people are material human beings with souls, as the Church can be one building or another where the family gather with insightful spiritual teachers who are servants of God as they all worship Him together as family; and if true and honest one’s who serve only God and His plan then they are good and there to help the family or each other! But just like anything in this fallen world, there can be bad and good in any person or thing around us!

      But your exclusion of so much is wrong, first there was no actual physical Bible handy and available to the masses of potential believers at the time Christ was crucified and for hundreds of years later people passed the words to one another, but turned to teachers and priests for the direction they needed! Many great saints (great servants of God) have come and gone and indeed all of the Apostles were saints other than Judas, and as well as being teachers!

      Jesus Himself commissioned and told Apostle Peter that he was building His Church and handing “the keys to heaven to him,” to Simon Peter to “bind on earth” what will be “bound in heaven!” He was a Pope or Vicar of Christ commissioned by God through Jesus Christ Himself!

      Matthew 16:17-19 Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah! For this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by My Father in heaven. 18And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades will not prevail against it. 19I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven. Whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.”
      Do you not see or think that the Devil has been onto this all along and would of course attack and try to ruin what “Jesus Established” with “Apostle Peter His lead Apostle!” Why else, so many attacks and even horrible controversies in the Church that Jesus started; so as to “ruin” and then “scatter the flock” or the believers and truly faithful!

      But I personally have known Priests and Nuns that have dedicated their entire lives to serving God and through Jesus Christ carried out God’s will on earth accomplishing so many beautiful acts of love and kindness in the commission of saving souls from hell! Have you done that or just any persons off the streets, who declare I read Scripture so I’m good! Not nearly enough work or faith in that outlook! Did you or I ever accomplish what Saint Mother Teresa accomplished directly, helping and saving so many sick dying people in Calcutta even the lepers that nobody would even get near; while showing them how much Jesus loves them by example? Or what; No not to attack you, but you are wrong to think you can do it all by your lonesome, and you know best or God will see to it! We have to prove ourselves worthy too, not just say, OK I’m in and for ya Lord! TRIALS and TRIBULATIONS! We must suffer both of those to come unto our God!

      Dedicated to a friend for her devotion to Jesus Christ I wrote about and tried my best to point out indeed the perfect plan, which He, God the Father brought to humanity through the Blessed Virgin Mary the Mother of God, Jesus Christ our Savior, through “The Immaculate Conception!”

      I said to her; the world needs so many more people like you to save our souls through Jesus Christ, by devotional faith, prayer and advocacy supplication in humility, using all of his instruments to increase devotion and obedience in order to strengthen our faith!. I say this, that whatever praying you offer up to God the Father through Jesus Christ from your deepest heart He will NEVER reject, no not ever, for eternity! Amen.

      Consider reading;
      The Imitationof Christ
      “The Imitation of Christ is a Christian devotional book by Thomas à Kempis, first composed in Latin ca. 1418–1427. It is a handbook for spiritual life arising from the Devotio Moderna movement, of which Kempis was a member.
      The Imitation of Christ (De Imitatione Christi), first published in 1418 by the German-Dutch monk and scribe, Thomas Hemerken of Kempen, better known as Thomas à Kempis (1380 – 25 July 1471).
      “If God were our one and only desire we would not be so easily upset when our opinions do not find outside acceptance.” ― Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ

      A quotation of what a Good Reads follower had said about this magnificent book! “This book is going to forever be in either of two places in my home; my coffee table or my bedside. Reading this book this morning was like drinking deep of Christ’s love. Thomas a Kempis wrote this devotion in such a way to fan the flame in our soul with beautiful gentle words.”

      “But he who would fully and feelingly understand the words of Christ must study to make his whole life conformable to that of Christ. What doth it avail thee to discourse profoundly of the Trinity if thou be void of humility, and consequently, displeasing to the Trinity? In truth sublime words not make a man holy and just: but a virtuous life maketh him dear to God.” “Vanity of vanities and all is vanity.” Eccles 1. 2. “Except to love God and serve Him alone. This is the highest wisdom, by despising the world to tend to heavenly kingdoms.”

      Often remember that proverb: “the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor is the ear filled with hearing.” Eccles 1. 8.
      “Study, therefore, to withdraw thy heart from the love of visible things and to turn thyself to things invisible.” My Imitation of Christ.

      These words clearly tell us, “that serving and loving God” is all that matters my friend.

      I see it like this;
      Many dots are being connected all the time; God gives us all of the dots and we are supposed to connect them. In so doing we demonstrate our faithful heart desire to follow Him, and that we put Him front and center, saying we are here Lord to Love and Serve You.

      Life itself damages us and how we react to that is key in whether we move forward growing stronger in spite of the hardships or we decline and give into the easy way out of that pain and perhaps drink or do drugs as an attempt to escape pain and fear or guilt and sorrow, but continuing that way to slip deeper into the despair and the eventual ruin that awaits anyone who will be so lost or foolish. We who are faithful know the only way that great wound or need can be completely filled, that great unstoppable need; is by God Himself. This deep human need is why so many of us turn to sin or habitual activities to quell that emptiness and inner conflict, to quench the desire to be embraced and loved unceasingly, because that is what this life is all about, LOVE. God created all of this and us in particular out of endless LOVE. God loved us so much that He gave His only begotten not made Son as the sacrificial “Lamb of God” to take away all sin and suffering out of His pure, eternal, absolute LOVE!

      I say it’s quite worth the read; The Imitation of Christ. So much insight and wisdom was inspired in it which is easily conveyed and transferred to the reader! Amen.

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    CharlieSeattle

    November 2, 2023 at 6:05 pm

    Ban the Pedophile Catholic Church as a ‘Clear And Present Danger’ to the worlds children for over 75 years!

    Take all the Vatican gold and pay it to the thousands of victims.

    Bulldoze the Vatican flat and plant trees.

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