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Posted on 03/03/2018 4:52:44 PM PST by ebb tide
Catholic Church sets out a vision for closer ties with Islam
Cardinal Vincent Nichols planting a sapling at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
How can dialogue between faiths lead to a deeper spiritual understanding? Is there not always a danger that both sides will talk across each other without listening or just agree on the bare minimum they have in common?
These questions were raised this week by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, when he made the first visit by the head of the Roman Catholic Church in Britain to the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, the dazzling new college that aims to become the countrys principal centre for the academic study of Islam.
The cardinal admitted that he had limited experience of dialogue with Muslim leaders, but said that a meeting between faith leaders, called to show solidarity in the citys central mosque after the 9/11 attacks in America, had led to lasting personal relationships and communal solidarity.
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If you are a Catholic then you cannot believe Islam is God-inspired since it recognizes Christ’s existence, but denies His divinity. If it is not God-inspired that leaves only one other possibility in a Catholic’s world-view.
Closer ties with who?
Pope John Paul II
VISIT TO WADI AL-KHARRAR
PRAYER OF THE HOLY FATHER
Tuesday, 21 March 2000
This is what you get when you get a Jesuit anywhere near the Vatican.
The Crusaders that shed their blood to drive the invading Muslim savages out of Europe must be spinning in their graves.
Islam is of an anti-Christ deceiver. Rewritten text. Denies the divinity of Christ. Denies His sacrifice for our sins, our redemption, and His resurrection.
It leads the flock astray and enslaves over a billion.
It’s the death cult of an ancient conquering warlord.
I’d like to think they are in heaven for their defense of Christianity so there would be no spinning in their graves.
That would be the last thing the one who said “Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world” would do.
Making nice with incorrigible devils who want to chop off your head?
This is throwing pearls to the swine.
Preparing the flock for slaughter.
Christians shouldn’t affirm a death cult.
Yeah, you’re right.
It’s just an expression, “spinning in their graves”.
The true believers are in the presence of the Lord and, as the preacher says in Ecclesiastes, they have no knowledge of what’s happening here on Earth.
Sickening! There are hundreds of religions on earth. Many of them have some positive things to say. Islam is the Only one major group is patently Satanic, evil, and seeks to conquer subjugate or murder Christians. It is disgusting for church leaders ( who. After all, must know better!) to kiss up to Muslim powers and potentates Disgusting.
You mean Catholics are screwed up people?
Whats next? Seeking closer ties with Satan?
Cardinal Nichols looks a bit like the priest in the movie The Omen...
“It’s a trap!”
I mean the Vatican is acting pretty messed up - you can kiss up or make friends with lots of different sorts of people. Just not this one group who are taught from birth to hate and want to attack, conquer, subjugate , murder Christians etc
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