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Pope Francis likens Jesus to ISIS

The perverted Christian understanding could not be more prevalent today than is in what the Pope just said. He speaks of “Christian roots of Europe”, but does not tell you Western Europe has lost touch with true Chriatianity in 1054 when it separated from Orthodoxy and adopted a new doctrine soon after (Pope Gregory VII (r. 1073-1085) initiates a new conception of the Church and the role of the papacy within it. According to Gregory, the Church is obligated to create “right order in the world” rather than withdraw from it. Gregory seeks to create a papal monarchy with moral authority over the “temporal sword” and rule over the clergy. Gregory’s claims are enunciated in the “Dictates of the Pope”. First Crusade followed a short few years after). He dares portray Christ’s Disciples as “conquers”, a false ideology rooted in the history of crusades Catolicism raised to “spread Christ’s word”. Orthodoxy never promoted such aberrations. On the contrary, Christ taught his Disciples to shake the dust of their feet while leaving those who were not willing to listen, not to take the sword to convince them …

“Today, I don’t think that there is a fear of Islam as such but of ISIS and its war of conquest, which is partly drawn from Islam,” he told French newspaper La Croix. “It is true that the idea of conquest is inherent in the soul of Islam, however, it is also possible to interpret the objective in Matthew’s Gospel, where Jesus sends his disciples to all nations, in terms of the same idea of conquest.”


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