Tag Archives: Pope Francis

Pope apologizing, what do Protestants have to apologize for?

CNA photo A recent story in the National Catholic Register reports that American evangelical Christians are commending the Roman Pontiff’s promotion of ecumenism and the Gospel. It stated, http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/evangelicals-praise-pope-francis-promotion-of-the-gospel/: As Pope Francis visits a evangelical Protestant church in Italy today and … Continue reading

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Victims of Catholic Priest Abuse- sins of ommission

A little more than a week ago, the Pope of Rome met with victims of Catholic priest abuse. According to CNN  You can watch the video here: http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/07/world/pope-clerical-sex-abuse/index.html: Pope Francis apologized and asked for forgiveness. “I beg your forgiveness, too, for … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’s stand on organized crime long overdue.

So the Pope has recently discovered that the mafia are evil. The Guardian reported last week that Pope Francis has taken on one of Italy’s most dangerous organised crime groups, calling the Ndrangheta crime group an example of “the adoration … Continue reading

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Canada treading into dangerous theocratic waters?

Is Canada a theocracy? No? But if it’s not right now, could it be heading that way? Did you answer ‘No’? Well maybe we shouldn’t be so sure about that. I was recently stunned to read that the Canadian House … Continue reading

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New Pope Francis documentary

I watched 60 Minutes on April 13th, and their piece “Francis.” I was amazed by how positive, rah-rah-rah it was, how much this CBS show appeared to have been produced from an awe-struck fan’s point of view, rather than from the … Continue reading

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Declaring Saints in Canada

On the 3rd of this month, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has welcomed the news that two Canadians have been declared to be saints. His website states: “Today, I welcome the very exciting news from the Vatican that His Holiness … Continue reading

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New documentary, old problems for the Church of Rome?

Recently, I viewed the “Secrets of the Vatican” (2014), on PBS, http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/secrets-of-the-vatican/.  It is a new documentary that, according to its subtitle, is: “A report on the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, the first pope to step down voluntarily in 600 … Continue reading

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Salvation? What’s that?

The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch Does the current pope know what he is saying at any given time? It has been recently reported that Pope Francis has stated that God will “forgive” atheists and agnostics as long … Continue reading

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