Skip to comments.Pope Francis blasts reactionary American Catholics who oppose church reform
Posted on 08/28/2023 9:46:07 AM PDT by rdl6989
Pope Francis blasted what he described as groups of "very strong, reactionary" American Catholics, warning against becoming "backwardists" who oppose change in the Catholic Church.
"The situation in the United States is not easy: There is a very strong, reactionary attitude. It is organized and shapes the way people belong, even emotionally," said the pope. "I want to remind these people that backwardism is useless, and it is necessary to understand that there is a correct evolution in the understanding of questions of faith and morals."
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Thus spake the vicar of Satan.
Jesus: The same yesterday, today and tomorrow............
He didn’t happen to mention Jesus, or salvation, or holiness. I guess those are just “backward” concepts. I’m kinda proud that American Catholics are a thorn in his side.
The understanding of humans develops over time, he says.
Would that be inferring that Jesus did not fully understand people?
Yesterday’s Gospel reading was Jesus telling Peter, who expressed an understanding of who Jesus is, that the netherworld would not prevail against the Church. Jesus appointed Peter the leader. He said nothing about the Vatican
Uh, frank.......sit down and shut up.
1-Emphasis on the 6th Commandment against Adultery.....WHICH INCLUDES HOMOSEXUAL RELATIONS!!!
2-Emphasis on spreading the Gospel and NOT CLIMATE CHANGE!!!
3-Quit pretending that Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, etc. are to be embraced under the banner of "Ecumenism" !!!
I thought this was Babylon Bee satirizing a crazy old nutter that introduced a pagan fertility goddess into his worship rites
American Catholics don’t accept reforms such as rewriting the Catechism, acceptance of homosexuality as normal, same sex marriage, blessing same sex marriages, denying the Latin Mass that has been a standard for 2000 years as handed down by the Apostles, to name a few of Francis’ reforms. Seems his goal is New World Order/One World Gov’t. Next Francis may want to rewrite the Ten Commandments because they don’t meet Societies desires.
Pope Frankie the Heretic, eager to fight the “backwardism” of American Catholics who oppose him.
There's much to emulate for you there: 1) Teaching the faithful that true piety involves honoring and incorporating the wisdom of the past in our present; and 2) being quiet once in a while.
RE: oppose church Reform
Give us examples of these “reforms”.
What happened to welcoming and listening to all voices in a synodal church?
With every word he says, it makes me happier that I became conservative Lutheran. Saint Paul would be arguing with him, just as he did with Saint Peter!
Headline should be: “Pope Francis opposes Catholicism”
Not my fight, but I’m beginning to not like this guy.
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