Pope Francis is opposed to proselytism. How does he identify it?
Key: tactics to avoid,
Deception, Force, coercion, emotional manipulation, threats, bribery
Or another inappropriate tactics
Don’t Violate free choice
Using motives, contrary to the spirit of the Gospel;
I use NONE of that
Divisions FROM the Catholic Church is the issue.
The bible is a Catholic Church set of canonized documents . Written in by and for the CC.
I quoted primarily from Jesus, and Paul, and in a secondary manner, the CCC. The CCC sections I quoted from, summarizes the previous 2 on the issue being discussed.
Again you didn’t open the links given.
I will add another link that you probably won’t open either. So I’ll quote from #'s 3 & 4
"3. In Christian literature, the expression begins to be used in the East when, from the fifth century, the idea of the Pentarchy gained ground, … only a primacy of honour be accorded to the See of Rome.It should be noted too that this patriarchal structure typical of the East never developed in the West.
4. The expression appears again in two letters of the Metropolitan Nicetas of Nicodemia (in the year 1136) and the Patriarch John X Camaterus (in office from 1198 to 1206), in which they protested that Rome…
Back in the early days of the old forum, Fr Ambrose a Russian Orthodox priest had the following answer.
Oct 20, '06, 6:13 pm
I would appreciate a modern or ancient analogy of how one is first among equals
Fr Ambrose answer
"There is no such thing as a first among equals; this is a nonsensical term. If someone is first, the others are not equal; if all are equal, then none is first."