Since Jan 2016, there has been a “pope video” released each month. These are called “Prayer Intentions”. The funny thing is that not one spiritual word is uttered during these videos – God, or Jesus, or the Holy Spirit…. are not mentioned. Although in the first one you see a replica of baby Jesus (to get you in), beads that are NOT rosary beads (look at it carefully; they are Muslim prayer beads ) and a Jewish symbol and a buddha!!!
Look at the titles of the videos – they are all couched in humanist, relativist, and communist terms. (They are listed at the end of this post.)
At the centre of each video is a political, economic, or social agenda. Lots of words like solidarity, respect, opportunities, compensation even “the common good” and “contribution to society”. How communist is that? His agenda of the one World Religion is very evident – “interreligious dialogue”, “restoring full ecclesial communion”.
The pope’s prayer for persecuted Christians is a few years too late. Not a word did he say when thousands were being decapitated, children and all. Why speak up now? To make himself look compassionate?
“…building of a society that places the human person at the center.” God should be the centre of our (Christian) society, not human beings. (In fact the CCC states that the “Eucharist” is the source and summit of the Christian Life).
These errors such as modernism, relativism and humanism were condemned by popes over 100 years ago in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Emotive terms are used such as “the marginalized, small farmers, indigenous peoples, children, refugees, peace and justice, respect for women. Sounds like a politician, who is lobbying up support. Support for what” ? A place where everyone can be the same, yet different – where there will be no mention of a “Catholic God”, where there is no hell; where no repentance is necessary; where God is all merciful and He does not judge? Is this what he’s aiming for?
For youth he “prayed” that they should “immerse themselves in the great causes of the world”. The world?? Where we are the centre of the universe – not God? Is this what we should be aiming for? What about our true purpose – to know, love and serve God faithfully in this life in order to merit our inheritance – to be happy with God forever in heaven?
The greatest causes of the world should be the salvation of souls (especially our own), and the spreading of Truth in order that others may be saved. That Truth of course is Christ’s teachings. But no, this won’t happen because he doesn’t believe in proselytism, or a “Catholic God” or that you should even keep the commandments. On World Youth Day he told the youth to go and make “chaos”.
If you have missed out on seeing any of the pope videos,, you can watch them here: www.thepopevideo.org
Note that most of them have a one-line description, but since March this year, the text of the video has been written beneath it. I wonder why. Is it because people are not getting the message by just watching it? or to make it easier to quote from the video? Or is it to emphasize the importance of the message – to make sure we “get” it? Is time perhaps running out?
Another viewpoint on these videos:
“When Is a Prayer Intention Not a Prayer Intention? This may seem like an obvious and trivial point. However, it is emblematic of the PR pontificate of Francis. When you think about it, juicing up monthly prayer intentions with cleverly produced agitprop turns “intentions” into something other than subjects for prayer. Your emotions are deliberately manipulated to promote an ideological agenda. Pope Francis can’t say “all religions are the same,” but the video sure can.” Read the whole article at: http://corbiniansbear.blogspot.com.au/2016/05/pope-videos-fake_5.html
List of pope videos:
1. Jan. 2016: Interreligious Dialogue
That sincere dialogue among men and women of different faiths may produce the fruits of peace and justice.
2. Feb. 2016: Care for Creation
That we may take good care of creation–a gift freely given–cultivating and protecting it for future generations.
3. March 2016: For children and families in difficulty
That families in need may receive the necessary support and that children may grow up in healthy and peaceful environments.
4. April 2016: Small farmers
That small farmers may receive just compensation for their invaluable work.
5. May 2016: Respect for Women
That in every country of the world, women may be honored and respected and that their essential contribution to society may be highly esteemed.
6. June 2016: Solidarity in Cities
That the aged, marginalized, and those who have no one may find–even within the huge cities of the world–opportunities for encounter and solidarity.
July 2016: Indigenous peoples
That indigenous peoples, whose identity and very existence are threatened, will be shown due respect.
8. August 2016: Sports, a culture of encounter
That sports may be an opportunity for friendly encounters between peoples and may contribute to peace in the world.
9. September, 2016: For a more human society
That each may contribute to the common good and to the building of a society that places the human person at the center.
10. October 2016: Journalists
That journalists, in carrying out their work, may always be motivated by respect for truth and a strong sense of ethics.
11. November, 2016: Countries Receiving Refugees
That the countries which take in a great number of displaced persons and refugees may find support for their efforts which show solidarity.
12. December, 2016: End to Child‐Soldiers
That the scandal of child‐soldiers may be eliminated the world over.
13. January, 2017: Christians serving humanity
For all who contribute through prayer and fraternal charity to restoring full ecclesial communion in service of the challenges facing humanity.
14. February 2017: Welcome the needy
For those who are weighed down, especially the poor, refugees and marginalized, that they might find welcome and support in our communities.
15. March, 2017: Help persecuted Christians
That persecuted Christians may be supported by the prayers and material help of the whole Church.
How many people are being persecuted because of their faith, forced to abandon their homes, their places of worship, their lands, their loved ones!
They are persecuted and killed because they are Christians. Those who persecute them make no distinction between the religious communities to which they belong.
I ask you: how many of you pray for persecuted Christians?
Do it with me, that they may be supported by the prayers and material help of all the Churches and communities.
16. April 2017: Youth
For young people, that they might know how to respond generously to the vocation God has given them, and immerse themselves in the great causes of the world.
I know that you, young people, don’t want to be duped by a false freedom, always at the beck and call of momentary fashions and fads. I know that you aim high. Is that true, or am I wrong?
Don’t leave it to others to be the protagonists of change.
You, young people, are the ones who hold the future! I ask you to be builders of the world, to work for a better world. It is a challenge, yes it is a challenge. Do you accept it?
Pray with me that young people may respond generously to their own vocation and mobilize for the great causes of the world.”
17. May, 2017: Christians of Africa, witnesses for peace
That Christians in Africa, in imitation of the Merciful Jesus, may give prophetic witness to reconciliation, justice, and peace.
“When we look at Africa, we see much more than its great natural richness.
We see its joie de vivre, and above all, we see grounds for hope in Africa’s rich intellectual, cultural and religious heritage.
But we cannot fail to see the fratricidal wars decimating peoples and destroying these natural and cultural resources.
Let us join with our brothers and sisters of this great continent, and pray together that Christians in Africa, in imitation of the Merciful Jesus, may give prophetic witness to reconciliation, justice, and peace.”
N.B. Does this mean that they don’t? that they perhaps are causing the trouble? Who are the ones being slaughtered?
18. June 2017: Eliminate arms trade
Let us pray all together that national leaders may firmly commit themselves to ending the arms trade which victimizes so many innocent people.
It is an absurd contradiction to speak of peace, to negotiate peace, and at the same time, promote or permit the arms trade.
Is this war or that war really a war to solve problems or is it a commercial war for selling weapons in illegal trade and so that the merchants of death get rich?
Let us put an end to this situation. Let us pray all together that national leaders may firmly commit themselves to ending the arms trade which victimizes so many innocent people.
Is this to ensure that the majority are unarmed, except for the military doing whatever the government agenda tells them to? What about when the NWO owns all governments – which they arguably already do, and commands evil, turning against good (or all) people? It seems like another strategy for control in the future NWO.