The pontiff’s comments were part of his message, entitled “Good politics is at the service of peace,” sent to governmental leaders for the Catholic Church’s World Day of Peace, which is Jan. 1. Francis chalked up distrust of migrants to attitudes of nationalism and xenophobia that he said threaten peace because they undermine globalism. (RELATED: NYT: ‘Unclear’ What Motivated Gunman Who Yelled ‘Allahu Akbar’ Before Attack)
“Political addresses that tend to blame every evil on migrants and to deprive the poor of hope are unacceptable. Rather, there is a need to reaffirm that peace is based on respect for each person,” Francis said. more …
Opinion: I am going to have to put in for overtime pay. Oh wait, it’s actually me driving me. The news cycle is getting intense this Christmas as opposed to most years when things get quiet. Google traffic to our blog has quadrupled this month.
Pope Francis is working so hard to update his resume I can picture a ‘help wanted’ ad that he is feverishly trying to fulfill:
Global leader is accepting applications for charismatic clergy member. Must have large following – be financially set and ready at a moment’s notice
Six rapid-fire events in order:
- At the rapture, those who have accepted Jesus’ pardon for sin lose the sin nature:
“Behold, I tell you a mystery: We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed— in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed” 1 Corinthians 15:51-52.
2. Their spirits soar to their creator:
“For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always be with the Lord” 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17
3. A global dictator rises in the chaos:
“Then I stood on the sand of the sea. And I saw a beast rising up out of the sea …” Revelation 13:1
4. The dictator receives power:
“The dragon gave him his power, his throne, and great authority …” Revelation 13:2
5. The second in command – high ranking clergy joins in:
“Then I saw another beast coming up out of the earth, and he had two horns like a lamb and spoke like a dragon” Revelation 13:11.
6. The evil trinity, 666, is complete.