Pope throws down gauntlet to religions: No killing in God’s name


#1

In his annual address on Monday to the diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy See, Pope Francis signaled that 2017 will be a year in which his press for peace gathers steam, and laid down a clear challenge to all religions to reject killing in the name of God.

cruxnow.com/vatican/2017/01/09/pope-throws-gauntlet-religions-no-killing-gods-name/


#2

I am glad to hear him make this declaration.


#3

Its time for the message of Fatima to be emphasized. Didn’t Mary say if people stopped offending God,there would be peace? So many things that are offending him right now - the breakdown of the family is one!

fatima.org/essentials/requests/plan.asp


#4

I really with Pope Francis would get away from speaking in platitudes and bromides.


#5

Okay, I’ll tell him.


#6

Somewhere in Heaven, Pius XII and Benedict XV are sighing. Nothing has really changed since their time. :o


#7

I’m not sure jihadis really care about what he says…

They’re probably targeting the Vatican as we speak…


#8

is this a position the church needs to clarify its stance on now?
Will it save a single life? I appreciate and agree with the pope, but I’m not sure those who would kill in the name of God are swayed by such a declaration.


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