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Posts Tagged ‘Pope Francis’

April 17th, 2017 - 1:13 am § in Buchenwald, Hypocrisy, Jews, Religion

Papal Antisemitism

Pope Francis has been offering increasingly frequent and bitter denunciations of Catholics who oppose his push to give communion to the divorced and remarried. Sadly, the Pope has portrayed the rigid clergy—as Pharisees who “sit in the chair of Moses and judge.” This is a horror rooted in th[...]

April 16th, 2017 - 1:44 am § in Religion

SUNDAY REVELATION: Easter

The miracle of Easter is the essence of Christianity. Jesus is not only resurrected ,,, a miracle within the grasp of modern science .. he becomes God. Where the monotheistic beauty of Islam and Judaism is easily reconciled with Science by imagining some great external force, the Christian deity dem[...]

October 12th, 2016 - 9:46 am § in Misc.

Roman Catholicism Needs Reform

GAYS AND CATHOLICISM: POPE’S WORDS OPEN DOOR TO CONFUSIONPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – An ideological tug of war over the firing of a Rhode Island church music director for marrying his same-sex partner illustrates the confusion that permeates some U.S. Roman Catholic parishes over Pope Franci[...]

October 2nd, 2016 - 1:01 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Pope Francis

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August 7th, 2016 - 1:43 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The Pope vs the Papacy

External experts brought in by Pope Francis to help tackle the tiny city state’s ills are answering the papal call for openness — and infuriating some Holy See stalwarts in the process. Over the past few months members of the pope’s commission for child protection — handpicked by Francis to [...]

June 4th, 2016 - 1:42 am § in Misc.

Pope Francis on Wealthism

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March 21st, 2016 - 9:16 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Why Can’t the Rich Pay for Pope’s Love?

THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK: Home Depot Founder Says Pope Not Giving Rich Enough Love Billionaire Home Depot founder Ken Langone has a warning for Pope Francis.[...]

January 31st, 2016 - 1:55 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Pope Francis’ Philo-judaism Has Ancient Limits

 The Catholic Church CANNOT recognize Israel as a Jewish State. ‎Hadar Israel‎  הדר ישראל posted on FACEBOOK “Doing so would contradict the FOUNDATIONS of Xtian, and in particular Catholic, theology, by recognizing that Go-d’s Covenant with the People of Israel was never [...]

December 20th, 2015 - 1:10 am § in Jews, Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Vatican tells Catholics not to attempt to convert Jews

Catholics should no longer evangelize  Jews.  How Jews can be saved while not believing in Christ “remains an unfathomable mystery in the salvific plan of God.” Pope Francis’s Vatican has issues a a major new document that draws the church further away from the strained relations of t[...]

October 29th, 2015 - 2:39 pm § in Misc., Repugnants, Science

Science vs. Hype: of pot, the climate and the Pope

Whether it is  King Canute or the Republicans, passing laws that insist the tides will tun back will not work. Senator Jame Imhof  even criticized the Pope for carpeting the science of global warming,  .. saying tha Francis ought to leave science to the legislators.    Of course God determines[...]