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The statements of the man sitting on the throne of Peter display:
- heretical and scandalizing statements,
- an inability or rather, refusal to clarify any dogmatic Truth,as well as
- his approval of sinful situations, despite what the church teaches.
Some examples are: (From “ https://thewildvoice.org/pope-francis-bad-fruits/)
Of the Holy Spirit – ‘Pope Francis’ says:
Of the Most Holy Trinity – ‘Pope Francis’ jokes:
‘Inside the Holy Trinity they’re all arguing behind closed doors, but on the outside they give the picture of unity.‘ (MARCH 25, 2017 – CRUX)
Of God the Father– ‘Pope Francis’ says:
‘God cannot be God without man… Let us also think of the Father, of our Father who cannot be without us, and who is watching us at this moment.‘ (JUNE 7, 2017 – ROME REPORTS/VIDEO)
Of the Blessed Virgin Mary – ‘Pope Francis’ says:
‘She was silent, but in her heart, how many things she told the Lord! ‘You, that day, this and the other that we read, you had told me that he would be great, you had told me that you would have given him the throne of David, his forefather, that he would have reigned forever and now I see him there!’ Our Lady was human! And perhaps she even had the desire to say: ‘Lies! I was deceived!‘ (DECEMBER 20, 2013 – VATICAN RADIO)
On Jesus Pope Francis said:
‘Pope Francis’ said that Jesus “had to beg forgiveness of his parents“ and that the Virgin Mary reproached Christ. (when lost in the temple)
‘Pope Francis’ taught that the miracle of Jesus multiplying the bread and fish was really a miracle of “sharing“.
Other statements from this pope:
Lost souls do not go to Hell, saying “there is no punishment, but the annihilation of that soul. All the others will participate in the beatitude of living in the presence of the Father. The souls that are annihilated will not take part in that banquet; with the death of the body their journey is finished.”
‘Pope Francis’ said that “Mother Earth“ is the one who ‘gave us life and safeguards us‘.
‘Pope Francis’ approved of contraception in certain circumstances.
Francis issued a stamp featuring Luther and put out a document saying Catholics now recognize Martin Luther as a “witness to the Gospel”. The stamp features Luther and Philip Melanchthon, – one of the founders of Lutheranism. In the image, Luther holds a Bible, and Melanchthon holds a copy of the Augsburg Confession, the primary confession of faith for the Lutheran church.
Pope cautioned Catholics against “breeding like rabbits” (Jan 19, 2015)
On Pentecost Sunday – June 8, 2014, he hosted Jewish prayers and Koran readings at the Vatican.
St Catherine of Siena said in a letter to Pope Gregory: “Don’t believe in the counsels of the devil!”
She also said: “And I, poor, miserable woman, can wait no more; living, I seem to die in my pain, seeing God thus reviled.”
Note: The final post in this series to be posted tomorrow.