Pope Francis left Christians up in arms with one bizarre betrayal

Pope Francis is in hot water.

The leader of the Catholic Church created a massive crisis as the Vatican prepares for Lent and the Easter season.

That’s because his bizarre betrayal left Christians around the world up in arms.

Pope Francis exploited the season of Lent to issue a fire and brimstone tract supporting the highly dubious theory of “man-made global warming.”

Breitbart reports:

In that text, the pontiff said that the earth “is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth” as “once beautiful landscapes are now covered with rubbish.”

He also denounced a failure to recycle paper and other resources, while calling climate change “a global problem with grave implications” and “one of the principal challenges facing humanity in our day.”

Citing “scientific studies,” the pontiff said that “most global warming in recent decades is due to the great concentration of greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, methane, nitrogen oxides and others) released mainly as a result of human activity.”

“Every effort to protect and improve our world entails profound changes in lifestyles, models of production and consumption, and the established structures of power which today govern societies,” he warned.

Instead of celebrating the time of year where Christians honor Jesus making the ultimate sacrifice, Francis hijacked Lent to promote his radical left-wing political agenda.

During Lent, Christians give up something meaningful from their lives to honor Jesus spending 40 days fasting in the desert before triumphantly returning for Holy Week.

Francis morphed this sacred time to stage a political rally for his pet policy causes.

Catholics are increasingly fed up with this liberal Pope.

They believe he should be spreading Christ’s teachings and instead he is more concerned with Al Gore’s radical environmental agenda.

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141 Responses

  1. Robert says:

    And just a question for Mr. Ben Eleazar! I’m curious as to why anyone of Jewish faith could align themselves with the current Democratic Party. You claim to follow the two rules, but in mass, your Faith, at least in America, supports the one Political Party that supports government funded genecide (abortion) , maintains slaves (the new plantation is Welfare), the forced loss of Sovereignty ( seen our borders lately, and the destruction of the Jewish faith ( listen to some of the newest Democratic officials spout their anti-Jew comments). Explain ,

  2. Robert says:

    Jesuits are the current Biblical “money lenders” ! As an order, they have done more to plunder nations and cultures by preaching the word of god, while they fill their pockets and that of the Vatican. Francis will do more harm to the Church than all the sex scandals and Crusades combined!

  3. Clydean says:

    Pope Francis is a Jesuit. Read about Jesuits and u won’t be
    so surprised by what he says and does.

  4. Steel Magnolia says:

    Would ? Any0ne Here WANT to /0R Be Interested to Know
    Some Truth re Popes/ Catholic Church &&
    WHY ALL USA Presidents ‘visit’ the ‘infamous
    Visit To a ‘sitting ‘pope’
    An Excellent READ : The Vatican-Moscow-
    Washignton Alliance. (former Cardinal) pen name:
    Avro Manhattan. Free download, If still available.
    > KNOW History ie JESUITS. ( AHEM)

  5. CHRISTIANS … Do not go around hurting people. They are the most Peaceful People on the Planet. They do not teach that people from other religions should convert or deserve to die. America was founded because people wanted a land where you are free to choose your Religion. That is why America is here. Now, we have a movement of people who want to dictate what Religion you must worship with? That is AGAINST everything AMERICA was founded on. SOMETHING is happening in America and it is something that will strip you of every FREEDOM that your fore fathers fought and died for. FREEDOM is not FREE. No matter haw much time goes by? You will always be called to stand up and fight for your FREEDOM. Here we are again allowing a gigantic overflow of folks that are bent on taking your freedom’s away from you. Allowing them into your Country. It is unfortunate that BULLIES always want to push their agenda’s onto others. Instead, of enjoying their God and allowing everyone to live in Peace. Allowing each person to choose their own GOD of choice. You are the only one going to HELL if you choose wrong. Why is it anyone else’s concern? I vote for ALL FREEDOM’S.

    • Bob Fox says:

      A lot has been done in the name of Christianity that is not Christian but one would have to know what Christianity is in order to understand what is and is not Christian. Christians do not have to tell anyone they must convert or deserve to die. The Bible alone talks about the sheep and the goats and where their eternity will be spent. Christian’s are called to be part of the Great Commission where Jesus said to Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all the things Jesus commanded. The Great Commission is the Christians’ marching orders. We can’t make people convert, change or believe but we are called to win those to Christ that are touched by The Holy Spirit and willing to change. Those that won’t listen should be prayed for like they did for me when I was doing my own thing.

  6. Angelo says:

    Its been obvious this pope, and probably the Vatican as a whole, have been bought out or sold out to the New World Order globalist’s agenda. They want their medieval powers restored and will be able to rape, kill, and torture openly as the center of the “One World Religion” . Although i am not Catholic, and do not follow agree with lots of papal dogma, I feel bad for decent Catholics who are being decieved and taken advantage of by Luciferian servants disguised as decent leaders of their faith. Don’t believe me, the signs are in plain sight…start in the basement in the Vatican.

  7. Steel Magnolia says:

    ‘frank’ NEEDS to Brief himself on
    ‘V’ Ice Cores. & STOP his ‘smack’.
    ‘frank knows NOT, HOW to Save
    the Church. Tooo Much ‘pedo’
    In his ‘house’.

  8. Linda H says:

    Milton Wiseman, Praise God . He gave you the right words.

  9. Beverly Parrott says:

    Vote in people want him out with his Libreals agenda.

  10. HE SHOULD STAY OUT AND ALL OF GODS WORK TO SAVE SOULS CHURCH SCANDALS FOR PREDATOR PRIEST RUNS IN ALL TYPES BRING THE YOUNGER PEOPLE BACK TO THE LORD WE HAVE TO COMBINE ALL CATHOLIC CHURCH SCHOOLS UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS IF WE STICK TOGETHER WE CAN START RE MEMBER GOD IS GOING TO JUDGE ALL OF US BE PREPARED

  11. Vasu Murti says:

    Vegetarianism is at the heart of Christianity. Jesus insisted upon the moral standards given by God in the beginning (Matthew 5:31-32, 19:3-9; Mark 10:2-12; Luke 16:18), and this did not go unnoticed by early church fathers such as St. Basil and St. Jerome.

    One of the greatest theologians in the early Christian church, Tertullian, or Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus, was born in Carthage about AD 155-160. Cyprian, the Bishop of Carthage, called him the “Master.”

    Tertullian was one of four early church fathers who wrote extensively on the subject of vegetarianism. According to Tertullian, flesh-eating is not conducive to the highest life, it violates moral law, and it debases man in intellect and emotion.

    Responding to the apparent permissiveness of Paul, Tertullian argued: “and even if he handed over to you the keys of the slaughter house… in permitting you to eat all things… at least he has not made the kingdom of Heaven to consist in butchery: for, says he, eating and drinking is not the Kingdom of God.”

    Tertullian similarly scorned those who would use the gospel to justify gratifying the cravings of the flesh:

    “How unworthily, too, do you press the example of Christ as having come ‘eating and drinking’ into the service of your lusts: He who pronounced not the full but the hungry and thirsty ‘blessed,’ who professed His work to be the completion of His Father’s will, was wont to abstain — instructing them to labor for that ‘meat’ which lasts to eternal life, and enjoining in their common prayers petition not for gross food but for bread only.”

    Tertullian made his case for moderate eating by referring to the history of the Israelites (Numbers 11:4-34): “And if there be ‘One’ who prefers the works of justice, not however, without sacrifice—that is to say, a spirit exercised by abstinence — it is surely that God to whom neither a gluttonous people nor priest was acceptable — monuments of whose concupiscence remain to this day, where lies buried a people greedy and clamorous for flesh-meats, gorging quails even to the point of inducing jaundice.

    “It was divinely proclaimed,” insisted Tertullian, “’Wine and strong liquor shall you not drink, you and your sons after you.’ Now this prohibition of drink is essentially connected with the vegetable diet. Thus, where abstinence from wine is required by the Deity, or is vowed by man, there, too, may be understood suppression of gross feeding, for as is the eating, so is the drinking.

    “It is not consistent with truth that a man should sacrifice half of his stomach only to God—that he should be sober in drinking, but intemperate in eating. Your belly is your God, your liver is your temple, your paunch is your altar, the cook is your priest, and the fat steam is your Holy Spirit; the seasonings and the sauces are your chrisms, and your belchings are your prophesizing…”

    Tertullian sarcastically compared gluttons to Esau, who sold his birthright in exchange for a meal. “I ever recognize Esau, the hunter, as a man of taste and as his were, so are your whole skill and interest given to hunting and trapping… It is in the cooking pots that your love is inflamed—it is in the kitchen that your faith grows fervid — it is in the flesh dishes that all your hopes lie hid… Consistently do you men of the flesh reject the things of the Spirit. But if your prophets are complacent towards such persons, they are not my prophets…Let us openly and boldly vindicate our teaching.

    “We are sure that they who are in the flesh cannot please God…a grossly-feeding Christian is akin to lions and wolves rather than God. Our Lord Jesus called Himself Truth and not habit.”

    In general, Tertullian railed against gluttony, and taught that spiritual life consists of simple living. He explained, “if man could not follow even a simple taboo against eating one fruit, how could he be expected to restrain himself from more demanding restrictions? Instead, after the Flood, man was given the regulation against blood; further details were length to his own strength of will.”

    According to Tertullian, the entire creation prays to God:

    “Cattle and wild beasts pray, and bend their knees, and in coming forth from their stalls and lairs look up to heaven. Moreover the birds taking flight lift themselves up to heaven and instead of hands, spread out the cross of their wings, while saying something which may be supposed to be a prayer.”

    In his commentary on the Book of Daniel, Hippolytus (AD 200) depicted the Biblical hero and his three companions as pious ascetics. Referring to the passage in Scripture which states that these four men did not wish to defile themselves with the king’s meat, Hippolytus equated the purity of their vegetarian diet with the purity of their thoughts:

    “These, though captives in a strange land, were not seduced by delicate meats, nor were they slaves to the pleasures of wine, nor were they caught by the bait of princely glory. But they kept their mouth holy and pure, that pure speech might proceed from pure mouths, and praise with such (mouths) the Heavenly Father.”

    Clement of Alexandria (AD 150-220), or Titus Flavius Clemens, founded the Alexandrian school of Christian Theology and succeeded Pantaenus in AD 190. In his writings, he referred to vegetarian philosophers Pythagoras, Plato, and even Socrates as divinely inspired. But the true teachings, he insisted, are to be found in the Hebrew prophets and in the person of Jesus Christ.

    Clement taught that a life of virtue is one of simplicity, and that the apostle Matthew was a vegetarian. According to Clement, eating flesh and drinking wine “is rather characteristic to a beast and the fumes rising from them, being dense, darken the soul… Destroy not the work of God for the sake of food. Whether ye eat or drink, do all to the glory of God, aiming after true frugality. For it is lawful for me to partake of all things, yet all things are not expedient…neither is the regimen of a Christian formed by indulgence… man is not by nature a gravy eater, but a bread eater.

    “Those who use the most frugal fare are the strongest, the healthiest and the noblest…We must guard against those sorts of food which persuade us to eat when we are not hungry,” warned Clement, “bewitching the appetite…is there not within a temperate simplicity, a wholesome variety of eatables — vegetables, roots, olives, herbs, fruits…?

    “But those who bend around inflammatory tables, nourishing their own diseases, are ruled by a most licentious disease which I shall venture to call the demon of the belly: the worst and most vile of demons. It is far better to be happy than to have a devil dwelling in us, for happiness is found only in the practice of virtue. Accordingly the apostle Matthew lived upon seeds, fruits, grains and nuts and vegetables, without the use of flesh.”

    Clement acknowledged the moral and spiritual advantages of the vegetarian way of life:

    “If any righteous man does not burden his soul by the eating of flesh, he has the advantage of a rational motive… The very ancient altar of Delos was celebrated for its purity, to which alone, as being undefiled by slaughter and death, they say that Pythagoras would permit approach.

    “And they will not believe us when we say that the righteous soul is the truly sacred altar? But I believe that sacrifices were invented by men to be a pretext for eating flesh.”

    St. Basil (AD 320-79) taught, “The steam of meat darkens the light of the spirit. One can hardly have virtue if one enjoys meat meals and feasts… In the earthly paradise, there was no wine, no one sacrificed animals, and no one ate meat. Wine was only invented after the Deluge…

    “With simple living, well being increases in the household, animals are in safety, there is no shedding of blood, nor putting animals to death. The knife of the cook is needless, for the table is spread only with the fruits that nature gives, and with them they are content.”

    St. Basil prayed for universal brotherhood, and an end to human brutality against animals:

    “The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness
    Thereof. Oh, God, enlarge within us the
    Sense of fellowship with all living
    Things, our brothers the animals to
    Whom Thou gavest the earth as
    Their home in common with us

    “We remember with shame that
    In the past we have exercised the
    High dominion of man and ruthless
    Cruelty so that the voice of the earth
    Which should have gone up to Thee in
    Song, has been a groan of travail.

    “May we realize that they live not
    For us alone but for themselves and
    For Thee and that they love the sweetness
    Of life.”

    According to St. Gregory Nazianzen (AD 330-89):

    “The great Son is the glory of the Father
    and shone out from Him like light…
    He assumed a body
    to bring help to suffering creatures…

    “He was sacrifice and celebrant
    sacrificial priest and God Himself.
    He offered blood to God to cleanse
    the entire world.”

    “Holy people are most loving and gentle in their dealings with their fellows, and even with the lower animals: for this reason it was said that ‘A righteous man is merciful to the life of his beast,’” explained St. John Chrysostom (AD 347-407). “Surely we ought to show kindness and gentleness to animals for many reasons and chiefly because they are of the same origin as ourselves.”

    Writing about the Christian saints and ascetics, Chrysostom observed: “No streams of blood are among them; no butchering and cutting of flesh… With their repast of fruits and vegetables even angels from heaven, as they behold it, are delighted and pleased.”

    Chrysostom considered flesh-eating a cruel and unnatural habit for Christians: “We imitate the ways of wolves, the ways of leopards, or rather we are worse than these. For nature has assigned that they should be thus fed, but us God hath honored with speech and a sense of equity, yet we are worse than the wild beasts.”

    In a homily on Matthew 22:1-4, Chrysostom taught: “We the Christian leaders practice abstinence from the flesh of animals to subdue our bodies… the unnatural eating of flesh-meat is of demonical origin… the eating of flesh is polluting.” He added that “flesh-meats and wine serve as materials for sensuality, and are a source of danger, sorrow, and disease.”

    In a homily on II Corinthians 9, Chrysostom distinguished between nourishment and gluttony:

    “No one debars thee from these, nor forbids thee thy daily food. I say ‘food,’ not ‘feasting’; ‘raiment’ not ‘ornament,’… For consider, who should we say more truly feasted — he whose diet is herbs, and who is in sound health and suffered no uneasiness, or he who has the table of a Sybarite and is full of a thousand disorders?

    “Certainly the former. Therefore, let us seek nothing more than these, if we would at once live luxuriously and healthfully. And let him who can be satisfied with pulse, and can keep in good health, seek for nothing more. But let him who is weaker, and needs to be dieted with other vegetable fruits, not be debarred from them.”

    In a homily on the Epistle to Timothy, Chrysostom described the ill effects of becoming a slave to one’s bodily appetites:

    “A man who lives in selfish luxury is dead while he lives, for he lives only to his stomach. In other senses he lives not. He sees not what he ought to see; he hears not what he ought to hear; he speaks not what he ought to speak. Nor does he perform the actions of living.

    “But as he who is stretched upon a bed with his eyes closed and his eyelids fast, perceives nothing that is passing; so is it with this man, or rather not so, but worse. For the one is equally insensible to things good and evil, while the other is sensible to things evil only, but as insensible as the former to things good.

    “Thus he is dead. For nothing relating to the life to come moves or affects him. For intemperance, taking him into her own bosom as into some dark and dismal cavern full of all uncleanliness, causes him to dwell altogether in darkness, like the dead. For, when all his time is spent between feasting and drunkenness, is he not dead, and buried in darkness?

    “Who can describe the storm that comes of luxury, that assails the soul and body? For, as a sky continually clouded admits not the sunbeams to shine through, so the fumes of luxury… envelop his brain…and casting over it a thick mist, suffers not reason to exert itself.

    “If it were possible to bring the soul into view and to behold it with our bodily eyes—it would seem depressed, mournful, miserable, and wasted with leanness; for the more the body grows sleek and gross, the more lean and weakly is the soul. The more one is pampered, the more the other is hampered.”

    The orthodox, 4th century Christian Hieronymus connected vegetarianism with both the original diet given by God and the teachings of Jesus:

    “The eating of animal meat was unknown up to the big Flood, but since the Flood they have pushed the strings and stinking juices of animal meat into our mouths, just as they threw quails in front of the grumbling sensual people in the desert. Jesus Christ, who appeared when the time had been fulfilled, has again joined the end with the beginning, so that it is no longer allowed for us to eat animal meat.”

    St. Jerome (AD 340-420) wrote to a monk in Milan who had abandoned vegetarianism:

    “As to the argument that in God’s second blessing (Genesis 9:3) permission was given to eat flesh—a permission not given in the first blessing (Genesis 1:29)—let him know that just as permission to put away a wife (divorce) was, according to the words of the Saviour, not given from the beginning, but was granted to the human race by Moses because of the hardness of our hearts (Matthew 19:1-12), so also in like manner the eating of flesh was unknown until the Flood, but after the Flood, just as quails were given to the people when they murmured in the desert, so have sinews and the offensiveness been given to our teeth.

    “The Apostle, writing to the Ephesians, teaches us that God had purposed that in the fullness of time he would restore all things, and would draw to their beginning, even to Christ Jesus, all things that are in heaven or that are on earth. Whence also, the Saviour Himself in the Apocalypse of John says, ‘I am the Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end.’ From the beginning of human nature, we neither fed upon flesh nor did we put away our wives, nor were our foreskins taken away from us for a sign. We kept on this course until we arrived at the Flood.

    “But after the Flood, together with the giving of the Law, which no man could fulfill, the eating of flesh was brought in, and the putting away of wives was conceded to hardness of heart… But now that Christ has come in the end of time, and has turned back Omega to Alpha… neither is it permitted to us to put away our wives, nor are we circumcised, nor do we eat flesh.”

    St. Jerome was responsible for the Vulgate, or Latin version of the Bible, still in use today. He felt a vegetarian diet was best for those devoted to the pursuit of wisdom. He once wrote that he was not a follower of Pythagoras or Empodocles “who do not eat any living creature,” but concluded, “And so I too say to you: if you wish to be perfect, it is good not to drink wine and eat flesh.”

    From history, too, we learn that the earliest Christians were vegetarians as well as pacifists. For example, Clemens Prudentius, the first Christian hymn writer, in one of his hymns exhorts his fellow Christians not to pollute their hands and hearts by the slaughter of innocent cows and sheep, and points to the variety of nourishing and pleasant foods obtainable without blood-shedding.

    It’s possible historically that Christianity, like Buddhism, began as a pacifist and vegetarian religion, but was corrupted over the centuries, beginning, perhaps, with the apostle Paul. Secular scholar Keith Akers writes in his as of yet unpublished manuscript, Broken Thread, The Fate of the Jewish Followers of Jesus in Early Christianity:

    “The ‘orthodox’ response to vegetarianism has been somewhat contradictory… The objection to meat consumption has been taken as evidence of heresy when Christians have been faced with outsiders; however, vegetarianism met with a kinder reception among the monastic communities… Vegetarianism does attain a certain status even in orthodox circles.

    “Indeed, a list of known vegetarians among the church leaders reads very much like a Who’s Who in the early church. Peter is described as a vegetarian in the Recognitions and Homilies. Hegesippus, quoted by Eusebius, said that James (the brother of Jesus) was a vegetarian and was raised as a vegetarian. Clement of Alexandria thought that Matthew was a vegetarian…

    “According to Eusebius, the apostles — all the apostles, and not just James — abstained from both meat and wine, thus making them vegetarians and teetotalers, just like James. Clement of Alexandria, Origen, Basil, Gregory of Nanziance, John Chrysostom, and Tertullian were all probably vegetarians, based on their writings… they themselves are evidently vegetarian and can be counted on to say a few kind words about vegetarianism. On the other hand, there are practically no references to any Christians eating fish or meat before the council of Nicaea.

    “The rule of Benedict forbade eating any four-legged animals, unless one was sick. Columbanus allowed vegetables, lentil porridge, flour, and bread only, at all times, even for the sick. A fifth-century Irish rule forbids meat, fish, cheese, and butter at all times, though the sick, elderly, travel-weary, or even monks on holidays may eat cheese or butter, but no one may ever eat meat.

    “The Carthusians were especially strict about vegetarianism. The origin of their order is related by the story of St. Bruno and his companions, who on the Sunday before Lent are sitting before some meat and are debating whether they should eat meat at all.

    “During the debate, numerous examples of vegetarians among their monastic predecessors are mentioned–the Desert Fathers, Paul (the Hermit), Antony, Hilarion, Macharius, and Arsenius, are all cited as vegetarian examples. After much discussion, they fall asleep — and remain asleep for 45 days, waking up when Archbishop Hugh shows up on Wednesday of Holy Week! When they wake up, the meat miraculously turns to ashes, and they fall on their knees and determine never to eat meat again.

    “It is true that the church rejected the requirement for vegetarianism, following the dicta of Paul. However, it is interesting under these circumstances that there are so many vegetarians. In fact, outside of the references to Jesus eating fish in the New Testament, there are hardly any references to any early Christians eating meat.

    “Thus vegetarianism was practiced by the apostles, by James the brother of Jesus, Clement of Alexandria, Origen, Basil, Gregory of Nanziance, John Chrysostom, Tertullian, Bonaventure, Arnobius, Cassian, Jerome, the Desert Fathers, Paul (the Hermit), Antony, Hilarion, Machrius, Columbanus, and Aresenius — but not by Jesus himself!

    “It is as if everyone in the early church understood the message except the messenger. This is extremely implausible. The much more likely explanation is that the original tradition was vegetarian, but that under the pressure of expediency and the popularity of Paul’s writings in the second century, the tradition was first dropped as a requirement and finally dropped even as a desideratum.”

    In her 2004 book, Vegetarian Christian Saints: Mystics, Ascetics & Monks, Jewish scholar Dr. Holly Roberts (she has a Master’s degree in Christian theology) documents the lives and teachings of over 150 canonized vegetarian saints:

    St. Anthony of Egypt; St. Hilarion; St. Macarius the Elder; St. Palaemon; St. Pachomius; St. Paul the Hermit; St. Marcian; St. Macarius the Younger; St. Aphraates; St. James of Nisibis; St. Ammon; St. Julian Sabas; St. Apollo; St. John of Egypt; St. Porphyry of Gaza; St. Dorotheus the Theban; St. Theodosius the Cenobiarch; St. Sabas; St. Fugentius of Ruspe; St. Gerasimus; St. Mary of Egypt; St. Dositheus; St. Abraham Kidunaja; St. John the Silent; St. Theodore of Sykeon; St. Lups of Troyes; St. Lupicinus; St. Romanus; St. Gudelinis; St. Liphardus; St. Maurus of Glanfeuil; St. Urbicius; St. Senoch; St. Hospitius; St. Winwaloe; St. Kertigan; St. Fintan; St. Molua; St. Amatus; St. Guthlac; St. Joannicus; St. Theodore the Studite; St. Lioba; St. Euthymius the Younger; St. Luke the Younger; St. Paul of Latros; St. Antony of the Caves of Kiev; St. Theodosius Pechersky; St. Fantinus; St. Wulfstan; St. Gregory of Makar; St. Elphege; St. Theobald of Provins; St. Stephen of Grandmont; St. Henry of Coquet; St. William of Malavalle; St. Godric; St. Stephen of Obazine; St. William of Bourges; St. Humility of Florence; St. Simon Stock; St. Agnes of Montepulciano; St. Laurence Justinian; St. Herculanus of Piegaro; St. Francis of Assisi; St. Clare of Assisi; St. Aventine of Troyes; st. Felix of Cantalice; St. Joseph of Cupertino; St. Benedict; St. Bruno; St. Alberic; St. Robert of Molesme; St. Stephen Harding; St. Gilbert of Sempringham; St. Dominic; St. John of Matha; St. Albert of Jerusalem; St. Angela Merici; St. Paula; St. Genevieve; St. David; St. Leonard of Noblac; St. Kevin; St. Anskar; St. Ulrich; St. Yvo; St. Laurence O’Toole; St. Hedwig; St. Mary of Onigines; St. Elizabeth of Hungary; St. Ivo Helory; St. Philip Benizi; St. Albert of Trapani; St. Nicholas of Tolentino; St. Rita of Cascia; St. Francis of Paola; St. John Capistrano; St. John of Kanti; St. Peter of Alcantara; St. Francis Xavier; St. Philip Neri; St. Mary Magdalen of Pazzi; St. Jean-Marie Vianney; St. Basil the Great; St. Jerome; St. Ephraem; St. Peter Damian; St. Bernard; St. Catherine of Siena; St. Robert Bellarmine; St. Peter Celestine; St. Olympias; St. Publius; St. Malchus; St. Asella; St. Sulpicius Severus; St. Maxentius; St. Monegundis; St. Paul Aurelian; St. Coleman of Kilmacduagh; St. Bavo; St. Amandus; St. Giles; St. Silvin; St. Benedict of Aniane; St. Aybert; St. Dominic Loricatus; St. Richard of Wyche; St. Margaret of Cortona; St. Clare of Rimini; St. Frances of Rome; St. James de la Marca; St. Michael of Giedroyc; St. Mariana of Quito; St. John de Britto; St. Callistratus; St. Marianus; St. Brendon of Clonfert; St. Kieran (Carian); St. Stephen of Mar Saba; St. Anselm; St. Martin de Porres; St. Procpius; St. Boniface of Tarsus; St. Serenus.

    In the (updated) 1986 edition of A Vegetarian Sourcebook, Keith Akers similarly observes:

    “But many others, both orthodox and heterodox, testified to the vegetarian origins of Christianity. Both Athanasius and his opponent Arius were strict vegetarians. Many early church fathers were vegetarian, including Clement of Alexandria, Tertullian, Heironymus, Boniface, and John Chrysostom.

    “Many of the monasteries both in ancient times and at the present day practiced vegetarianism… The requirement to be vegetarian has been diluted considerably since the earliest days, but the practice of vegetarianism was continued by many saints, monks, and laymen. Vegetarianism is at the heart of Christianity.”

    According to Father Ambrose Agius:

    “Many of the saints understood God’s creatures, and together they shared the pattern of obedience to law and praise of God that still leaves us wondering. The quickest way to understand is surely to bring our own lives as closely as possible into line with the intention of the Giver of all life, animate and inanimate.”

    The Reverend Alvin Hart, an Episcopal priest in New York, says:

    “Many Georgian saints were distinguished by their love for animals. St. John Zedazneli made friends with bears near his hermitage; St. Shio befriended a wolf; St. David of Garesja protected deer and birds from hunters, proclaiming, ‘He whom I believe in and worship looks after and feds all these creatures, to whom He has given birth.’ Early Celtic saints, too, favored compassion for animals. Saints Wales, Cornwall and Brittany of Ireland in the 5th and 6th centuries AD went to great pains for their animal friends, healing them and praying for them as well.”

    St. Benedict, who founded the Benedictine Order in AD 529, permitted meat only in times of sickness, and made vegetarian foods the staple for his monks, teaching, “Nothing is more contrary to the Christian spirit than gluttony.” The Rule of St. Benedict itself is a composite of ascetic teachings from previous traditions, such as St. Anthony’s monasticism in Egypt, which called for abstinence from meat and wine.

    According to E. Eyre-Smith, in an article from The Ark, “Montalembert’s Monks of the West records in Vita Columbani, the Chronicler Jonas, writing within 25 years of the death of St. Columba, relates that this saint spent long periods in solitary contemplation and communion with the wild creatures of the forest, and insisted on his monks living, like himself, on the fruits of the earth, herbs and pulses. This indicates that in making rules for his followers in regard to non-meat eating, he was moved by his love and regard for the rest of God’s creation.”

    (The Ark is a bulletin published by the Catholic Study Circle for Animal Welfare.)

    Aegidius (c. 700) was a vegetarian who lived on herbs, water and the milk of a deer God sent to him. Boniface (672-754) wrote to Pope Zacharias that he had begun a monastery which followed the rules of strict abstinence, whose monks do not eat meat nor enjoy wine or other intoxicating drinks. St. Andrew lived on herbs, olives, oil and bread. He lived to be 105.

    St. Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109) “was moved to feelings of compassion for animals, and he wept for them when he saw them caught in the hunter’s net.” St. Richard of Wyche, a vegetarian, was moved by the sight of animals taken to slaughter. “Poor innocent little creatures,” he observed. “If you were reasoning beings and could speak, you would curse us. For we are the cause of your death, and what have you done to deserve it?”

    Vegetarian writer Steven Rosen (Satyaraja dasa) explains:

    “…over the centuries, there has arisen two distinct schools of Christian thought. The Aristotelian-Thomistic school and the Augustinian-Franciscan school. The Aristotelian-Thomistic school has, as its fundamental basis, the premise that animals are here for our pleasure—they have no purpose of their own. We can eat them, torture them in laboratories—anything… Unfortunately, modern Christianity embraces this form of their religion.

    “The Augustinian-Franciscan school, however, teaches that we are all brothers and sisters under God’s Fatherhood. Based largely on the world view of St. Francis and being platonic in nature, this school fits in very neatly with the vegetarian perspective.”

    It is said that St. Francis of Assisi (1182-1226) bought two lambs from a butcher and gave them the coat on his back to keep them warm; and that he bought two fish from a fishwoman and threw them back into the water. He even paid to ransom lambs that were being taken to their death, recalling the gentle Lamb who willingly went to slaughter (Isaiah 53:7; John 1:29) to pay the ransom of sinners.

    “Be conscious, O man, of the wondrous state in which the Lord God has placed you,” instructed Francis in his Admonitions (4), “for He created and formed you to the image of His beloved Son — and (yet) all the creatures under heaven, each according to its nature, serve know, and obey their Creator better than you.” St. Francis felt a deep kinship with all creatures. He called them “brother,” and “sister,” knowing they came from the same Source as himself.

    Francis revealed his fraternal love for the animal world during Christmas time 1223: “If I ever have the opportunity to talk with the emperor,” he explained, “I’ll beg him, for the love of God and me, to enact a special law: no one is to capture or kill our sisters the larks or do them any harm. Furthermore, all mayors and lords of castles and towns are required to scatter wheat and other grain on the roads outside the walls so that our sisters the larks and other birds might have something to eat on so festive a day.

    “And on Christmas Eve, out of reverence for the Son of God, whom on that night the Virgin Mary placed in a manger between the ox and the ass, anyone having an ox or an ass is to feed it a generous portion of choice fodder. And, on Christmas Day, the rich are to give the poor the finest food in abundance.”

    Francis removed worms from a busy road and placed them on the roadside so they would not be crushed under human traffic. Once when he was sick and almost blind, mice ran over his table as he took his meals and over him while he slept. He regarded their disturbance as a “diabolical temptation,” which he met with patience and restraint, indicating his compassion towards other living creatures.

    St. Francis was once given a wild pheasant to eat, but he chose instead to keep it as a companion. On another occasion, he was given a fish, and on yet another, a waterfowl to eat, but he was moved by the natural beauty of these creatures and chose to set them free.

    “Dearly beloved!” said Francis beginning a sermon after a severe illness, “I have to confess to God and you that… I have eaten cakes made with lard.”

    The Catholic Encyclopedia comments on this incident as follows: “St. Francis’ gift of sympathy seems to have been wider even than St. Paul’s, for we find to evidence in the great Apostle of a love for nature or for animals…

    “Francis’ love of creatures was not simply the offspring of a soft sentimental disposition. It arose from that deep and abiding sense of the presence of God. To him all are from one Father and all are real kin…hence, his deep sense of personal responsibility towards fellow creatures: the loving friend of all God’s creatures.”

    Francis taught: “All things of creation are children of the Father and thus brothers of man… God wants us to help animals, if they need help. Every creature in distress has the same right to be protected.”

    According to Francis, a lack of mercy towards animals leads to a lack of mercy towards men: “If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.”

    One Franciscan monk, St. Anthony of Padua (1195-1231), who preached throughout France and Italy, is said to have attracted a group of fish that came to hear him preach. St. James of Venice, who lived during the 13th century, bought and released the birds sold in Italy as toys for children. It is said he “pitied the little birds of the Lord… his tender charity recoiled from all cruelty, even to the most diminutive of animals.”

    St. Bonaventure was a scholar and theologian who joined the Franciscan Order in 1243. He wrote The Soul’s Journey into God and The Life of St. Francis, the latter documenting St. Francis’ miracles with animals and love for all creation. Bonaventure taught that all creatures come from God and return to Him, and that the light of God shines through His different creatures in different ways:

    “…For every creature is by its nature a kind of effigy and likeness of the eternal Wisdom. Therefore, open your eyes, alert the ears of your spirit, open your lips and apply your heart so that in all creatures you may see, hear, praise, love and worship, glorify and honor your God.”

    St. Bridget (1303?-1373) of Sweden, founder of the Brigittine Order, wrote in her Revelations:

    “Let a man fear, above all, Me his God, and so much the gentler will he become towards My creatures and animals, on whom, on account of Me, their Creator, he ought to have compassion.”

    She raised pigs, and a wild boar is even said to have left its home in the forest to become her pet.

    “The reason why God’s servants love His creatures so deeply is that they realize how deeply Christ loves them,” explained St. Catherine of Siena (1347-1380). “And this is the very character of love to love what is loved by those we love.”

    “Here I saw a great unity between Christ and us…” wrote Julian of Norwich (1360-?), “for when he was in pain we were in pain, and all creatures able to suffer pain suffered with him.”

    Christian mystic, Thomas A’ Kempis (1380-1471) wrote in his devotional classic, The Imitation of Christ, that the soul desiring communion with God must be open to seeing, respecting and learning from all of God’s creatures, including the nonhumans:

    “…and if thy heart be straight with God,” he wrote, “then every creature shall be to thee a mirror of life and a book of holy doctrine, for there is no creature so little or vile, but that showeth and representeth the goodness of God.”

    St. Filippo Neri spent his entire life protecting and rescuing other living creatures. Born in Florence in 1515, he went to Rome as a young man, and tried to live as an ascetic. He sold his books, giving away the money to the poor. He worked without pay in the city hospital, tending to the sick and the poor. He gave whatever he possessed to others.

    St. Filippo loved the animals and could not bear to see them suffer. He took the mice caught in traps away from people’s homes and set them free in the fields and stables. A vegetarian, he could not endure walking past a butcher shop. “Ah,” he exclaimed. “If everyone were like me, no one would kill animals!”

    St. Martin de Porres was born in 1579 in Lima, Peru, as the child of a Spaniard and Ana Velasquez, a black washerwoman. He joined the Dominican Order at the age of 24, and later established orphanages, hospitals and other charitable institutions. On one occasion, he told his superior, “charity knows no rules!” St. Martin’s compassion extended to the lower animals, including even rats and mice. St. Martin healed and cared for stray dogs, cats, a mule, and even a vulture. He sometimes allowed the mosquitos to bite him, so that they might be fed, saying, “They, too, are God’s creatures.”

    The Trappist monks of the Catholic Church practiced vegetarianism from the founding of their Order until the Second Vatican Council in the late 1960s. According to the Trappist rules, as formulated by Armand Jean de Rance (1626-1700), “in the dining hall nothing is layed out except: pulse, roots, cabbages, or milk, but never any fish… I hope I will move you more and more rigorously, when you discover that the use of simple and rough food has its origin with the holy apostles (James, Peter, Matthew).

    “We can assure you that we have written nothing about this subject which was not believed, observed, proved good through antiquity, proved by historians and tradition, preserved and kept up to us by the holy monks.”

    Roman Catholic Cardinal John Henry Newman (1801-90), wrote in 1870 that “cruelty to animals is as if a man did not love God.” On another occasion, he asked:

    “Now what is it that moves our very heart and sickens us so much at cruelty shown to poor brutes? I suppose this: first, that they have done us no harm; next, that they have no power whatever of resistance; it is the cowardice and tyranny of which they are the victims which make their sufferings so especially touching… there is something so very dreadful, so satanic, in tormenting those who have never harmed us and who cannot defend themselves; who are utterly in our power.”

    Cardinal Newman compared injustices against animals to the sacrifice, agony and death of Christ upon the cross:

    “Think of your feelings at cruelty practiced upon brute animals and you will gain the sort of feeling which the history of Christ’s cross and passion ought to excite within you. And let me add, this is in all cases one good use to which you may turn any… wanton and unfeeling acts shown towards the…animals; let them remind you, as a picture of Christ’s sufferings. He who is higher than the angels, deigned to humble Himself even to the state of the brute creation…”

    Another cardinal, Henry Edward Manning (1808-92), spoke out against cruelty to animals, especially experimentation upon animals. In a letter dated July 13, 1891, he wrote: “We owe ourselves the duty not to be brutal or cruel; and we owe to God the duty of treating all His creatures according to His own perfections of love and mercy.”

    Bishop Westcott wrote, “Animals are in our power in a peculiar sense; they are committed by God to our sovereignty and we owe them a considerate regard for their rights. No animal life can be treated as a THING. Willful disrespect of the sanctities of physical life in one sphere bears its fruit in other and higher spheres.”

    Cardinal Francis Bourne (1861-1934) told children in Westminster Cathedral in April 1931: “There is even in kindness to animals a special merit in remembering that this kindness is obligatory upon us because God made the animals, and is therefore their creator, and, in a measure, His Fatherhood extends to them.”

    Cardinal Arthur Hinsley (1865-1943), the former archbishop of Westminster, wrote that “the spirit of St. Francis is the Catholic spirit.” According to Cardinal Hinsley, “Cruelty to animals is the degrading attitude of paganism.”

    Reverend Jean Gautier, a doctor in canon law, a director of the Grand Seminary in Paris (St. Sulpice), and a noted French authority on Roman Catholic philosophy, wrote in his book A Priest and his Dog: “For cruelty to defenseless beings we shall one day have to answer before Him who trieth the heart and the reins. Not with impunity is the weakness of animals abused.”

    In his 1957 book, The Status of Animals in the Christian Religion, author C.W. Hume wrote that the catechism children use for their first Communion and for their confirmation in France contains the answer, “it is not permissible for me to cause suffering to animals without good reason, to hurt them unnecessarily is an act of cruelty.” British Jesuit Father John Bligh observed, “A man is not likely to be much of a Christian if he is not kind to animals.”

    A Roman Catholic priest, Msgr. LeRoy McWilliams of North Arlington, New Jersey, testified in October 1962 in favor of legislation to reduce the sufferings of laboratory animals. He told congressional representatives:

    “The first book of the Bible tell us that God created the animals and the birds, so they have the same Father as we do. God’s Fatherhood extends to our ‘lesser brethren.’ All animals belong to God; He alone is their absolute owner. In our relations with them, we must emulate the divine attributes, the highest of which is mercy. God, their Father and Creator, loves them tenderly. He lends them to us and adjures us to use them as He Himself would do.””

    Msgr. McWilliams also issued a letter to all seventeen thousand Catholic pastors in the United States, calling upon them to understand “what Christianity imposes on humans as their clear obligation to animals.”

    Reverend Basil Wrighton, the chairman of the Catholic Study Circle for Animal Welfare in London, wrote in a 1965 article entitled, “The Golden Age Must Return: A Catholic’s Views on Vegetarianism,” that a vegetarian diet is not only consistent with, but actually required by the tenets of Christianity. He concluded that the killing of animals for food not only violates religious tenets, but brutalizes humans to the point where violence and warfare against other humans becomes inevitable.

    In 1969, Reverend Kevin Daley, as chairman of the CSCAW in London, wrote that “the work of animal welfare” is an “essential part of the work of a Christian.”

    A strong condemnation of cruelty towards animals appeared in the March 10, 1966 issue of L’Osserevatore della Domenica, the official Vatican weekly newspaper. Written by the respected theologian, Msgr. Ferdinando Lambruschini, it read in part:

    “Man’s conduct with regard to animals should be regulated by right reason, which prohibits the infliction of purposeless pain and suffering on them. To ill treat them, and make them suffer without reason, is an act of deplorable cruelty to be condemned from a Christian point of view. To make them suffer for one’s own pleasure is an exhibition of sadism which every moralist must denounce.”

    In his 1970 book God’s Animals Reverend Don Ambrose Agius wrote: “It is a moral obligation for every Christian to fight cruelty to animals because the consequences of cruelty are destructive to the Christian order… The Bible… tells us that cruelty to animals is wicked and that it is opposed to God’s will and intention…The duty of all Christians (is) to emulate God’s attributes, especially that of mercy, in regard to animals. To be kind to animals is to emulate the loving kindness of God.”

    In his foreword to Reverend Agius’ book, Cardinal John Heenan wrote: “Animals… have very positive rights because they are God’s creatures. If we have to speak with absolute accuracy, we must say that God has the right to have all His creatures treated with respect… Only the perverted are guilty of deliberate cruelty to animals or, indeed, to children.”

    Vladimir Lossky wrote about “Cosmic Awareness” and the teachings of St. Maximus in a 1973 religious text: The Mystical Theology of the Eastern Church. According to Lossky, the limitations of the creation are part of its intrinsic nature:

    “they are problems to be resolved, obstacles to be surmounted on the way towards union with God. Man is not a being isolated from the rest of creation; by his very nature, he is bound up with the whole of the universe, and St. Paul bears witness that the whole creation await the future glory which will be revealed in the sons of God (Rom. viii, 18-22). This cosmic awareness has never been absent from Eastern spirituality, and is given expression in theology as well as in liturgical poetry, in iconography and, perhaps above all, in the ascetical writings of the masters of the spiritual life of the Eastern Church…

    “In his way to union with God, man in no way leaves creatures aside, but gathers together in his love the whole cosmos disordered by sin, that it may at last be transfigured by grace.”

    Father Thomas Berry, a Catholic priest, author, and founder of the Riverdale Center of Religious Research in New York, wrote in 1987 that “vegetarianism is a way of life that we should all move toward for economic survival, physical well-being, and spiritual integrity.”

    In an editorial that appeared on Christmas Day, 1988, Washington Post columnist Colman McCarthy, a prominent Catholic vegan, observed:

    “A long raised but rarely answered question is this: If it was God’s plan for Christ to be born among animals, why have most Christian theologians denied the value and rights of animals? Why no theology of the peaceable kingdom?… Animals in the stable at Bethlehem were a vision of the peaceable kingdom. Among theology’s mysteries, this ought to be the easiest to fathom.”

    Mother Teresa, honored for her work amongst the poor with the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize, wrote in 1992 to Marlene Ryan, a former member of the National Alliance for Animals. Her letter reads:

    “I am praying for you that God’s blessing may be with you in all that you are doing to create concern for the animals which are often subjected to much cruelty. They, too, are created by the same loving Hand of God which created us. As we humans are gifted with intelligence which the animals lack, it is our duty to protect them and to promote their well being.

    “We also owe it to them as they serve us with such wonderful docility and loyalty. A person who shows cruelty to these creatures cannot be kind to other humans also. Let us do all we can to become instruments of peace—where we are—the true peace that comes from loving and caring and respecting each person as a child of God—my brother—my sister.”

    In an article entitled “The Primacy of Nonviolence as a Virtue,” appearing in Embracing Earth: Catholic Approaches to Ecology (1994), Brother Wayne Teasdale wrote: “One key answer to a culture’s preoccupation with violence is to teach, insist on, and *live* the value of nonviolence. It can be done successfully, and it has been done for more than 2,500 years by Jains and Buddhists.

    “Neither Jainism nor Buddhism has ever supported war or personal violence; this nonviolence extends to all sentient beings. Christianity can learn something valuable from these traditions. This teaching on nonviolence has been incarnated in the lives of Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Fourteenth Dalai Lama with significant results…”

    According to Teasdale: “…it is necessary to elevate nonviolence to a noble place in our civilization of loving-compassion because nonviolence as ahimsa in the Hindu tradition, a tradition that seems to possess the most advanced understanding of nonviolence, IS love! Love is the goal and ultimate nature of nonviolence as an inner disposition and commitment of the heart. It is the fulfillment of love and compassion in the social sphere, that is, in the normal course of relations among people in the matrix of society.”

    And in School of Compassion, Deborah M. Jones engages with the Catholic Church’s contemporary attitude towards animals. This is the fullest sustained study of the subject in that faith tradition. It begins by exploring the history of the Church’s ideas about animals. These were drawn largely from significant readings of Old and New Testament passages and inherited elements of classical philosophies.

    Themes emerge, such as the renewal of creation in the apocryphal legends, in the Desert Fathers, and in Celtic monasticism. The spirituality of St Francis of Assisi, the legal status of animals, and liturgies of the Eastern Catholic Churches also shed light on the Church’s thinking.

    The British Catholic tradition – which is relatively favorable to animals – is considered in some detail. The second part of the book provides a forensic examination of the four paragraphs in the Catechism of the Catholic Church which relate particularly to animals. Finally, major contemporary issues are raised – stewardship, anthropocentrism, and gender – as well as key ethical theories. The book revisits some teachings of Aquinas, and explores doctrinal teachings such as that of human beings created in the ‘image of God’, and, with a nod to the Orthodox Tradition, as the ‘priests of creation’. These help form a consistent and authentically Catholic theology which can be viewed as a school of compassion towards animals.

    Deborah M Jones is general secretary of the international organization Catholic Concern for Animals and a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, with a doctorate in animal theology. She has also worked as editor of the Catholic Herald, deputy editor of Priests & People, as a writer and lecturer, and diocesan adviser for adult religious education.

    For Love of Animals: Christian Ethics, Consistent Action offers the reader an introduction to animal rights ethics within a Christian framework alongside directly related sanctity-of-life issues, like the rights of unborn children. The book’s foreword is written by Mary Eberstadt, senior fellow with the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, DC, a devout Catholic who identifies herself as “Pro-Animal, Pro-Life.”

    Author Charles Camosy responds to criticisms from academicians Peter Singer and Lynn White, Jr., that the Christian misinterpretation of “human dominion” (versus compassionate stewardship) is responsible for the current ecological crisis. Camosy indicates that Christianity cannot be blamed if humans with their imperfections distort their own religious teachings, that Christianity did not give rise to the industrial revolution, and that real Christianity — as it was meant to be practiced — is at odds with market-driven ethics and mass consumerism (a point made decades ago by liberal Protestant theologian Dr. Harvey Cox).

    Camosy discusses the the moral status of animals in the Bible from Genesis to the Peaceable Kingdom in Isaiah 11:6-9, reconciling animal sacrifices and Jesus’ miracles like the multiplication of loaves and fishes with the vegetarian view, and downplaying the apostle Paul’s dim view of animals by contrasting Paul’s words on animals with those of Jesus. Camosy discusses early Christian saints and other great figures in the Christian tradition. Camosy discusses current Christian teachings on animals, including animal-friendly statements by recent Popes. Subsequent chapters discuss factory farming, eating meat, research, hunting, and pets.

    In 1992, my pro-life friends in Life Chain couldn’t understand my bringing up the issue of animal rights among pro-lifers, and trying to show that the Bible and the Christian tradition support the vegetarian way of life. They compared it to the Pharisees trying to trap Jesus in his own words, whereas I, having researched the long history of animal advocacy and vegetarianism within Christianity, saw it as reasonable and mainstream as someone from a pro-life Christian denomination discussing sanctity-of-life issues with someone from a pro-choice Christian denomination.

    Charles Camosy writes in his 2013 book: “About ten years ago I became convinced that, if I wanted to be authentically and consistently pro-life, I should give up eating meat.”

    The International Network for Religion and Animals (INRA) was founded in 1985, and since then dozens of books have been written on Christianity and animal rights. There is enough of a long history of concern for animals and vegetarianism in Christianity to provide the basis for Christians to be “Pro-Animal, Pro-Life,” but Camosy merely provides an overview of animal rights and animal ethics within Christianity.

    • Steel Magnolia says:

      Vasu, You NEED a ‘publisher’.
      >I can Almost 99.8% guarantee NO 0ne
      read this. I stopped after 2 sentences.
      > You Eat Meat. If you do not, i can still
      smell meat from the ppl you are w/ & places you go.
      >It is 0n Your Clothing/Skin /The Air You BREATHE
      & Goes to Your ‘brain’. You, Vasu, Cannot Escape MEAT.
      > Try another ‘Galaxy’, In your Next Re-Incarnation. Planet
      Earth Is Not for you. Good luck.

      • Angelo says:

        Lol… you give him too much credit..closer to plagiarism. He/she definitely gets a gold star for mastering the copy/paste function, though =)

    • Don says:

      Blah, blah, blah…..now back to your padded room, child.

    • Angelo says:

      You could have made your point then linked us to wtf ever all that says…. nobody is gonna take the time to read all that. Nice waste of a virtual tree lol

      • Tart says:

        I read 2 sentences . After that, I agree with the rest of the comments. Poor misguided veggie freak. BTW, Jesus had fish many times and meat at his LAST supper.

    • So then what would be the purpose for cows, pigs, etc. if not for food? Pets? Taken for walks on a lease? Playing in the yard with our children? And why was the sacrificial meat that God demanded at the alter in the temple ( BBQ’d I might add) given to the Levite Priest as their share for the work they did? God gave us meat to eat. And being good stewards we use the skins and other parts for our benefit as well.

      • zee says:

        Yeah, BACON IS ‘meat candy’.
        I saw a Chef wearing a T-shirt w/
        “Meat Candy”.
        >Then i saw a cartoonie W/ a Corral
        made of Bacon Strips, instead of wood.
        LOL. Eat BACON – Tastes GOOD !

    • Linda H says:

      Vasu Murti, It took me a few days but I finally finished reading your post. I agree all of those foods are good for you. I like them and eat them. All I can say is that God didn’t give us canine teeth so we could eat carrots

  12. Socalist lowlife, american catholics stop funding this clown,.

  13. Les says:

    Still waiting for God to strike this Dope into the next world!!! It does not take a genius or a scientist to understand if you litter or leave the lid off the garbage can bad things will result . . . But why is this guy
    not going to China and disrupting their way of life since that is where the REAL damage is being done to
    the planet??

  14. teo says:

    Pope Francis is not so scientific as he would lead one to believe. Man-made climate change is “unsettled”science, that is to say, there is great disagreement as to what the case is by equally brilliant scientists. So, I say, the jury is still out. I am more concerned with some of the pope’s theology.

    • Don says:

      Yep….but this is what you get when political scientific hacks get involved. Truth be known one volcanic eruption puts out more noxious gases than the human race can in years, and in this past year we had 4 I know of, and now these hacks are going after cow farts so I’m to believe them??? This pope is taking the many in this church who follow him to hell with him.

  15. JOHN P CATALANO SR says:

    All this about the planet is fine, BUT WHAT ABOUT THE PROTECTION OF THE UNBORN AND THE CHILDREN THAT ARE LEFT TO DIE AFTER BEING BORN, THE LATE TERM ABORTION ISSUES. WHAT ABOUT THE FACT THAT THE DEMOCRATS VOTED TO ALLOW SUCH AN IMMORAL ACT!!!!!
    Why haven’t you come down on the democrats for the INFANTICIDE ISSUE

    • ROBERT J ANGELO says:

      This man is not a Pope. Whatever group got OBummer elected got this MUTT in the Papacy. He is a communist agitator and has no right to wear the robes of the Catholic Church. Shut your mouth and tend to your church – but he has no interest in his church, just a platform to air his progressive LIBTARD garbage. DISGRACEFUL.

  16. Eric says:

    Smart people, like the Pope, can do more than one thing at the same time. Dumb people, like Trump supporters, can’t even do one thing well.

    • Who do you think you are you support the left now whose the stupid one

    • Ronald S Mckee says:

      Left wingers like you and that, so called Pope, are pushing for one world leader and that sure is hell isn’t that far left wing nut. I want to know the real reason Benedict resigned. Knowing Francis, Benedict was threatened. If he could take care of more than one thing at a time why hasn’t he done so, like the perverts in his churches. You leftists will curse the day if your wishes come true. Trump supporters believe in people and that includes babies that they want to kill.

  17. Kevin says:

    This publication is a total disgrace. It is full of lies, distortions, most of the articles are fake news here. This one for example straight up lies about the Pope and the millions of Catholics who gain tremendous spiritual support from his Holiness. Who are you to dare to criticize the POPE? Are you out of your minds? What kind of Christians, Catholics are you? Obviously, your puppet masters are forces that have nothing to do with the teachings of Jesus Christ and obviously you fallen for the power of the Mammon. I will pray for you that one day you will discover that Satan lead you astray and acknowledge your sins, like John Boehner did after he met his Highness and resigned shortly after that. This whole publication needs a thorough cleansing from all the sins that you have done in the past who knows how many years. God bless and please stop the lying and sinning.

    • Rita says:

      Me thinks you worship man in robe… not man in heaven. No one is holy on earth! Not until we’re changed in the twinkling of an eye. I’m so saddened that you think any ‘hu-man’ can be Holy, representing God, on Earth. I’m praying for your deceived heart. God bless you & yours.

  18. YOCHANAN BEN ELEAZAR says:

    The pope has always been a demon of Ha Satan , Everybody knows that except the Catholics. they dont care to know that they have been decieved by Satan. He is a Pedophile . Cathalocisim is a made made Religion like all man made religions. Judaism is not a religion , it is a Faith in the only and True Father, out of respect we call him HASHEM. it is Personal and intimate relationship with Hashem , we follow his commands .and his only and true word TORAH , GENESIS thru Deuteronomy .Most of the Laws in there . still apply to us . TORAH is HASHEMS instruction BOOK for us to live a GOOD and HOLY life with HASHEM..

    • Marie says:

      Eleazar: Catholicism is a true Christian religion but many non-catholics have misconceptions about us. Just because there are some bad apples in the barrel, like Pope and some priests, does not mean all Catholics are evil.

      • Rita says:

        I think Catholics are God loving, God fearing, good people. That being said, I also cannot believe anyone that comprehends the 10 commandments, would worship ANY man but God, & pray to anyone or thing other than to God, thru Jesus.

      • Milton Wiseman says:

        I agree with you. If you are a child of God there are 2 rules left to man from our savior Jesus Christ, and I paraphrase, love God with all your heart and all your soul, and love your neighbor as yourself. That covers it, were we get into trouble is when we allow words and directives written by men to creep into our worship of God. Man has been the failure since leaving the garden. It is our nature as sinners. When Christ died on the cross he did everything needed for mankind to be forgiven of his sin, everything. Accept Jesus and he saved, no need to go through man for forgiveness and Christ’ sacrifice and his words of eternal life to those who believes in Him is all that is required to enter into the Kingdom of heaven. And no man, not even the Father can take them from him. The problem with religion is it is man made and profits the men in charge, be it power of money, or the power itself as we have seen in our lives. The word of God, the New Testament is man’s guide to live in a world of challenge, if you love a good steak, eat it up. If you have sinned, seek God’s forgiveness and blessing in Jesus’ name. You don’t need religion, you need Jesus.

    • Eric Miller says:

      He should stick to teaching God’s laws.

  19. Jaeteekae says:

    Thank goodness for global warming ! Just think about how cold and snowy it could have been this winter – February had many near record cold days – how many would have been record cold if we had not had global warming?? Just curious.

  20. William F F Roady says:

    Pope Francis is very poor example of a true, GOD fearing Pope. He wants to be a POLITICAL WORLD WIDE POLITICIAN. He and his associates have protected these (THOUSANDS) sexual predictors for 50 plus years. In my opinion, Pope FRANCIS is a
    complete LOOSER and I’ll bet most true Catholic church members agree he’s a WASTE of OXYGEN.

    • Albert Kennerson says:

      Amen, The whole truth and nothing but the truth! Why would any God fearing person choose science over the word of the Living God? Where was science in the beginning? what day was the earth created? and what time? what are the measurements of the heavens and the earth exactly? After the great flood, God promised Noah that he would not flood the world again and that seasons would continue,” While the earth remains seedtime and harvest and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease. Genesis 8:22. Who should we believe God or puny men created by God! I choose God!

    • Marie says:

      William: I agree 100% with you.

  21. Eddy Ebright says:

    YES! He can’t believe in GOD! If he believes in global warming. Because you cannot serve to Gods.

    • Will says:

      The muslims , and big Al gore , note the little { g } are not gods and nether is this D, A { poop }. He is going for the one world leader of the world . and really all he is a fake charlatan , pushing for this one world order scam

  22. Joseph Dobie says:

    Francis wants Western nations to buy I to the climate change like, but has he made any demands of the biggest poluter on earth, the People’s Republic of China? And
    what did Francis do to the Catholics in China? He placed the Church in China into the Patriotic Catholic Association, thus under the control of the Chinese Government.

  23. Michelle says:

    The climate change “scientists” continually pick and choose the research data they use in their apocalyptic predictions. They need to find numbers that will support and not contradict their alarmist stance . Coastal cities, including NYC, were supposed to be underwater by 1994 (of I remember correctly) because of melting polar caps and rising ocean levels. Hasn’t happened yet.
    I am not saying this is free rein to pollute and disregard the beautiful planet God created. I was born and raised in the beautiful state of Montana – grew up on a farm/ranch (cow farts were never an issue!!) where we relied on the earth for our survival – and am now a desert dweller in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. I treat our beautiful earth respectfully.
    I think the Pope should be more concerned about the evil that is corrupting our Church from within. From what I heard, this recent summit was more of the same old song and dance..

    • Janet says:

      I think Pope Francis should stick to teaching about Christ and leave politics alone. Wonder what this world is coming to? Man is destroying himself by poor choices and not talking care of what’s around us. The left is only grasping at straws and trying to destroy our President.

  24. Rob B says:

    Francis is just one of a long line of popes,(church leaders) who is using his world position
    to further his own interests. At least today we don’t hhave the ‘Kings’ picking them out, or do we?
    He better clean up his own messes bfore he attempts to clean up the earth, or there will be no church
    to worry about.

  25. Dolores says:

    Yes Catholics believe in Jesus but it is plus the Catholic Church. I am a born agai.n Christian that changed from the Catholic Church to the Baptist Church thereby making me a heretic that would havebeen burned to the stake

    .

  26. Cg says:

    The catholic church is satans breading ground. If you pay attention all their little idols and the statue above the satanic popes chair is the statue of satan himself. The crooked croos on staff us a satanic symbols, the pinecine on his staff is a satanic symbol all you have to do is look.

  27. Gerry Johnson says:

    No surprise that the Pope prefers the old world. People were more obedient.

  28. Harvey Popp says:

    Does he not have more than enough CHURCH problems to take care of. I am 67 year old life time Catholic. I have had no respect for this Pope since the day he was elected. I honestly believe God is testing us to stay strong and remove this person from his position. I really feel bad about what our world has become and only can stay strong and pray that GOD while help guide us.

    • Kat says:

      The Pope should stay out of politics….worry abouts the thousands of sex abuse cases against the catholic church, the people starving in Venezuela, the babies who will be victims of infanticide. Stop speaking about scientific issues he has no proof or knowledge about. Humanitarian concerns is supposed to be his main agenda.

  29. barbara says:

    regardless of how you believe about global warming, we should all practice earth
    renewing practices. Plant trees, recycle paper, use less plastic, do all we can to keep our
    planet clean. Avoid pollution,(including pollution by filthy language) ans love and respect
    God’s good earth.

    • Lunchladie says:

      The Pope has plenty of crisis within the Catholic Church. He is constantly stepping in politics especially that in the US. I question his ability to rule over the Catholic Church and his ethics and morals.

      • Boys and Men continue to report how they have been defiled by Priests and call it circumcision. God circumcised the heart not the anus. This is the sort of things the Pope needs to focus on and Give Real Spiritual Food to those he leads in the Catholic Church. I gotta Pray. Making a mockery of the Church!

    • Clayton J Lonetree says:

      What’s with all the phoney outrage? I am a Christian, and the world is heating up. Even though we received plenty of snow and I am thankful for that, but summer isn’t here yet, and I am not looking forward to that. Seems every year we are breaking records!
      In the Book of Revelations, it does say that that mankind will die from intense heat from the sun. Sure sounds like global warming to me. I don’t listen to politicians, or political pundants from the extreme left or right. Pope Francis is right to say anything he likes, and the best thing is he is purging the rank and file of the Catholic Church of pedophiles!
      All other Protestant denominations, including the Mormans, Jewish faith, have committed the same exact thing.
      I am a Methodist. Just a few days ago the United Methodist voted to reject same-sex marriage! Thank God!
      People of the Christian faith; we are under attack!

      • Will says:

        If Revelations , says that man will die from heat , why worry about it ??? if God has proclaimed it,, it will be done !!!! and there is nothing MAN , or this D A poop can do about it . So I say stop listening to these charlatans

      • Quiller says:

        It’s the man made part that is the issue. CO2, really, that’s the problem? If the US cut it’s CO2 production to zero, it would have almost zero effect on global warming (and that’s using the very questionable models the climatologists have created). Every prediction they have made in the past has been fake news! When the climate had cooled a bit in the 70’s the next ice age was coming. Didn’t happen. Al Gore said the coasts would be under water by now. Didn’t happen. And on and on. . .

  30. Nunyer Binnis says:

    Puck the Fope. He is a a tool of satan. The RC “church” has been the biggest temporal power scam in history.

  31. N says:

    Treason is a badge of honor for the Godless NAZI Commie liberal Racist Demoncrat Party and RINOs! The party of hate, hypocrisy, lies, deception, Fake News (Russian Collusion and Jussie M hoax) the list is endless! And the clueless minions that follow them!

  32. dlmstl says:

    The RCC has a sordid past in regards to lousy pontif’s. This one is sure to add to that total. Sadly, the priestly crowd and Princes of the church have been infested the ‘lavender mafia’ of homosexuals. Would not be surprised to see something similar with the nuns. The Crime of 20th Century continues to wreak havoc on a world wide basis.

  33. Russ says:

    Keeping the earth free of trash is good and needs to be done. Global warming is a hoax and is bad. the absence of trees is bad. the trees keep the air clean and cool. Emissions control is not the answer, planting more trees and stop clearing forests is.

  34. Doug says:

    Global warming & pope francis. Both are hoaxes

    • Sandra Lee Smith says:

      Francis is a JESUIT; and he was raised in Juan Peron’s Argentina; his communist/globalist behaviors and anti-Christian acts make PERFECT sense if you keep those facts firmly in mind. Further, if you read the book of the Revelation, his role in our modern world makes even MORE sense; particularly his connections to Islam.

  35. Judy says:

    I can’t believe the democratic disease got into the church! Keep your political views to yourself. That’s not your job! What’s next? You probably agree with late term abortion too! Your discussting. Get out of our church , we don’t need a Pope like you! Jesus is mad at you!

    • Nunyer Binnis says:

      It’s not just the pope or the rcc. I believe it was Dr. J. Vernon McGee who said, and I might be paraphrasing,
      “When they come to persecute the True Christians, the charge will be led by the main Protestant denominations”.

  36. Bob Fox says:

    What does the Bible say. It says to trust in God not man. The Pope is just a man who claims to speak for God on earth. Where did that claim come from. If you say Peter then you bought into one of the many Catholic false interpretations of Scripture. That’s OK, Catholics can still be saved if they believe in essential Christine doctrine and live out their faith.

    • John says:

      What the hell are you saying, you blithering idiot? Catholics can still be saved? What are you, an idiot fundamentalist or baptist? Catholics are generally baptized right have birth, whereas Protestants aren’t until they supposedly “feel” that they have been saved. Bob Fox, when you’ve gathered a little smarts by reading a book or two, come back.

      • Bob Fox says:

        John, name calling is not nice. Now be a nice Catholic and apologize. I have read 66 Books several times, taught Protestants and Catholics in New believers classes and Apologetics in Bible College. Christianity is what it is John and don’t let man’s futile attempt to gain God’s acceptance get in your way of understanding the Truth. The truth does not change just because you don’t like it.

      • Bishop J says:

        Your an idiot if you think you’re saved because your parents baptised you at birth. There is no scriptures to support infant baptism

      • Dolores says:

        Yes Catholics believe in Jesus but it is plus the Catholic Church. I am a born agai.n Christian that changed from the Catholic Church to the Baptist Church thereby making me a heretic that would havebeen burned to the stake

        .

      • Stella Honeycutt says:

        Who are you talking about? Of course anyone can be saved by accepting Jesus Christ by claiming Jesus as Savior. I am a Baptist and I know no one who believes as you say. I am 83 Tears Old. Been Saved by Jesus Christ since I was 14. My Husband was a Baptist Pastor. Bob Fox is not an idiot. Your Parents had you Baptized according to Catholic Ideas not what The Bible really says. You must be saved through The Blood of Jesus Christ God’s Only Begotten Son. The Apostles were Baptized in running water. My husband baptized a lady that was in a Wheelchair by taking her into her kitchen and getting a bucket and poured water from her head to over the Wheelchair. Your parents made the decision for you because that was the Way they were taught, Nothing wrong with that. Now you have to decide for yourself to accept Jesus as He is the only door into Heaven. Nothing wrong with being a Catholic either as long as you ask Jesus to save you.

    • Stella Honeycutt says:

      Amen

      • Bob Fox says:

        Water Baptism is an act of obedience before God and man and symbolic of one’s willingness to put off the old person and put on the new. Water is symbolic of being washed clean and rising up from the water as a new creation willing to serve Jesus and try to walk in His ways. Jesus did not command the thief to jump down off the cross and be baptized. He told the thief he would be with Jesus in Paradise and this was based on the thief’s belief in Christ. Water Baptism does not save anyone. An infant or any human being not arriving at the age of accountability does not understand the purpose of Water Baptism so it would serve no purpose. Baby dedications would be in order and indicate the parents would raise the child in a Christian environment and dedicate the baby for that purpose.

  37. You do realize the Catholic Church is soul-ly responsible for all of the migrants in Europe and America and Canada and Everywhere? Right? Because, in America the Catholic Church received 1,500. dollars a head to accept immigrants. they only had to house them for up to 90 days. Long enough to put them on American Public Assistance. This is how OBAMA sneaked so many into America. Right under our noses through the Catholic Church under the guise of humanitarianism. What a bunch of BS. Shame on their greed. Can you add up ONE MILION times 1,500. That is a ton of GREED folks!!!

  38. Juan says:

    He’s using the political weapon of pivoting to steer the public eye away from his home in Sodom and GomoROME.

  39. Mike says:

    Francis is evil.

  40. pete says:

    What Pope Francis needs are a few volcanoes spewing debris and gases into the atmosphere to demonstrate that man’s role in global warming is miniscule!

    • Dr. J. D. says:

      close to 100% of the world’s experts on climate science back what the Pope said about it. YOU and THE OTHER FLAT Earthers are wrong and are denying reality, causing the world to be worse off for future generations.

      • What an exaggeration that is….and how long have you been on this planet? Probably no where near to see how far the USA has come to combating pollution and emissions. The rest of the planets inhabitants could give a crap about emission. Look at the Middle East and China alone. Go preach to them you dimwit. Most of the illegals jumping our borders could also give a crap about emissions, conservation, litter and filth. After all when you are given everything for free what do you care if you waste it. OPEN your eyes to REALITY. On a side note did you see the Tesla ELECTRIC car that went up in flames on Lake Champlain in VT. How much pollution did that spew into the air, and now the plan is to let it sink to the bottom when the ice melts with all it’s polluting materials. Yea Electric cars that’s the ticket.

        • Jack Handy says:

          Rite, give me that ‘electric’ car. 00ps, damn it,
          ‘Power’ just went out. Brown outs/ black outs/
          storm outs. Ice, Wind. Rain. 0mG. what are we
          to do. ? Buy a ‘canoe’. ___
          >

      • Sandra Lee Smith says:

        No; they don’t ! At least 30 % have stood up and said no way is there global warming let alone anthropogenic global warming or other climate change; but you don’t hear about them because the MSM refuses to publish their statements! The whole global warming/climate change thing is a MASSIVE SCAM and YOU re the intended victim thereof! BTW, I’ve flown high enough to see the curve of the horizon for myself many decades past; most anyone can do so. Not a flat Earther; just someone with a bit of common sense and some Earth science background which tells me the premise is NUTS; add in the Biblical statements that GOD is in control of the UNIVERSE not just Earth and in what ways He is; and you have a sound basis for not buying the lies.

        • Thank you Sandra for being a realist. They still think if you tel a lie long enough we all will believe it.

        • Dr. J. D. says:

          That statement is patently not true. The increasing evidence even changed former Repub. Rep. Bridenstein, who did not believe in climate change, then became director of NASA, read the evidence then completely changed his mind in like 10 days. Have you not read the two major reports out on climate change put out by American experts and one based on 42 of the world’s experts, both climate change supporters who have shown many of the serious effects could be happening in 12 short years.

          The earth cannot afford the ignorance and foolishness of people that are heading it towards a crisis.

          • Stella Honeycutt says:

            DR. J.D. What re you doing to stop it. New Technology only adds to it. Are you going to quit flying places, quit driving cars and other convivences.?

          • Steel Magnolia says:

            ”pope frank’ /jd NEEd Desparately
            Review/Study ‘V’ Cores.
            Please edumacate yourselves.

          • Steel Magnolia says:

            To jd person. & SAID: [ ” i taught in college Info on
            “How to Lie With Statistics “] , This
            Subject ‘matter’ IS, Way 0ut of your ‘league’.

      • Nunyer Binnis says:

        Idiot.

    • Sandra Lee Smith says:

      Criminy, the whole ring of fire and half the rest of the dormant volcanoes have been acting up for the past half decade at least; what more do you want? Yellowstone or another supervolcano to erupt too? NEVER, in my life have I seen this much volcanic and seismic activity and I’ve been watching since the uptick began in the mid ’70s of increasing frequency and intensity!

      • Will says:

        Yes but can that hold a candle to a farting cow ??? These people are fools , stop wasting your time on them .To argue with a fool is to bring your self to their level. Ignore them and they will go away, and find some other stupid thing to promote

  41. Wayne Miller says:

    what an idiotic,things to say. global warming has been proven to be a hoax

    • Dr. JD says:

      That, Wayne is COMPLETELY WRONG. You probably do not read the scientific literature like I do, but more and more evidence comes in everyday to prove that climate change is real and caused predominantly by natural trends and human actions. The only ones putting out theories to the contrary are generally those paid off by the gas and oil people so they can continue to pollute the earth.

      • How about the man made chem trails that have been appearing overhead for the last decade. The NWO trying to change the climate to prove their lies. Maybe you don’t read what is rally published about them. If you can answer this ,,,,,why when the atmosphere is identical and temperatures are identical and everything else is identical….why are chem trails not identical. After all they don’t stop the airports from running. But today there are dozens above us here. But NONE for the last week. When we grew up those contrail….disappeared as the planes advanced. NOW, they just grow larger and block out the sun and widen and fall to Earth. wake up or just quit spreading your lies

        • Sandra Lee Smith says:

          That’s because those are not natural contrails at all; not even the old “water wagons” (early water cooled jet engines) produced contrails that did that; thick and black as they were, especially on take off.

      • Sandra Lee Smith says:

        Stop reading the reports that are “bought and paid for” and you might actually get some real science news for a change. If it comes from a gov’t grant funded program you can BET it’s a LIE: that the result was 1 of the strings attached to getting that grant!

      • And the only ones giving out you lies are the scientists paid off by the likes of Soros and the rest of the NWO billionaires. After all give a man enough money he will lie for you forever. Until like Cohen…you are going to jail, but then if that happens in the NWO Deep State world you suddenly commit Clinton suicide.

        • reality check says:

          You need some medication for your paranoia and some help with your conspiracy addiction. Good Lord, read a real book every once and awhile!

      • Juan says:

        You reading all the scientific literature in the world means dookie. You should read the settled global cooling scientific literature of the 70s and explain what happened. You know that we only have 12 years of life left on Earth starting on 12/08/2018. So why worry when there’s nothing we can do now, it’s too late! You have been Chicken Littled by the Wizard of Oz!!! LOLLOLOLOLOLOLOL

        • Juan says:

          Remember when eggs were scientifically proven to be deadly and increased cholesterol? Now the scientists say, “Our bad, we were kidding, you can eat as many as you like because they are actually good for you and do not increase cholesterol.” Remember Dr. JD? All the literature you read was dead wrong as is your global warming, climate change and now extreme weather settled science. The world is dead as of December 08, 2030, I read it in scientific literature.

      • Nunyer Binnis says:

        “Most scientists are button sorters and bottle washers” Robert A Heinlein

        Follow the GRANT MONEY, moron.

  42. Alan Gates says:

    I agree with all that he said

  43. Linda H says:

    I believe he is the false profit of revelations. I feel the end is near and he will only get stronger. I am not afraid because I believe in the Rapture. I fear for those that don’t believe. Tribulation will be hell on earth. This is my opinion and I believe everyone has a right to theirs.

    • Dr. J. D. says:

      So, why aren’t most of those on this site willing to grant the Pope that right – – you calling him a “false prophet.” Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but opinion is not the same as scientific EVIDENCE. Once some believed that health in humans was due to balancing the “founr humors,” so when people got sick,
      they bled them. Science showed that bleeding a person not only was not helpful, but made the patient WORSE.

      • Sandra Lee Smith says:

        That was real science ; no one bought or paid for it. Docs learned from doing autopsies, mostly; how the body was put together and worked. As they learned, and it wasn’t a smooth process; old timers didn’t want to accept new evidence based on facts; what you want us to believe is based on a contrived LIE; and that has been proven repeatedly. We were supposed to have an ice age in the ’70s; missed that; climate was supposedly warming; but it’s been getting cooler, because we’re in a grand solar minimum, and the SUN is the engine that drives Earth’s climate not “greenhouse gases”; CO2 is PLANT FOOD!

      • Linda H says:

        Dr J D, I didn’t call him a false prophet. I said I believe he is the false prophet. I still believe everyone has a right to their own opinion. Bar none. I worship God and you worship science. That is your right. Are you saying the people on this site don’t have a right to their opinion? I heard a joke on T.V. They said, What is the difference between a Dr. and God? God don’t think he is a Dr. My opinion is that it is true. I have a right to it and you can’t take that away from me no matter what you say. This is a free Country after all.

    • Sandra Lee Smith says:

      The end is near; and I agree about his position as false prophet. If not that, then the last harbinger thereof; but there’s also a prophecy within the Catholic church itself that speaks of the last pope and he’s it. There’s another that speaks of the pope, issued by one of the earlier Pius’ about a pope fleeing the burning Vatican over the bodies of his fallen priests; it came out somewhere fairly early in the 19th century; so couldn’t relate to the last occupation of Islam and attacks on the Vatican, since that ended in the 17th century. I suspect it’s also yet to come and very likely due to a Muslim attack, now that they’re infesting Europe again.

      • Lola says:

        If the end is near, it is due to ignorant people and cultists like you.

        • Stella Honeycutt says:

          Lola. I agree with you. God determines the last day on Earth. Rather that we need to watch for Jesus Return, No one knows the end of the world except God, However The Earth will never be done away with. After it is all over, There will be a Righteous Kingdom led by God not man. Mans turn will end with no coming back. Man can no longer rule the Word as they do now.

          • Linda H says:

            Stella Honeycutt, Lola called you an ignorant cultist and you agreed with her. You said in another post that your husband was Gods preacher . Did he believe in the end of time. If he did Lola called him an ignorant cultest. The bible says there will be an end of time. The end of the time when man rules the earth not that the earth is going to explode. You said it yourself, mans turn will end
            That is mans end of time
            Do you still agree with Lola

        • Linda H says:

          Lola, As I said above you have a right to your opinion. Your opinion is that people who believe in God, Jesus and the Bible are ignorant cultists. My opinion is you have never read a bible in your life. You listen to the world and believe. But as for me I would rather be judged by you and stand with God than be judged by God and stand with you. My opinion is the same about anyone else that judges me.

          • Steel Magnolia says:

            Hold 0n. The ‘Signs’ Are Ev’ry Where.
            >Many ‘ppl’s In the Past , ‘thought’
            the Same ie (near end) We Are Still
            Here. HOWEVER, The ‘Signs Today’
            Are Much More ‘Developed’ & 0bvious.
            > ASK for ‘GUIDANCE’ thru the HS (holy spirit) To SEE. & Do NOT be ‘Deceived’.
            > Lucifer IS V. Adept in ‘Deception’. Satan
            Is below Lucifer. How Can You REALLY
            ‘Know’ ??? i dunno. PRAY? for Divine
            Guidance_ YOU WILL KNOW, When ‘that’ Time comes. ps. methinx i have burned up trillions of ‘brain/heart’ Cells
            thinking re this. GOD BLESS. Be Strong.
            goodbye.

        • Bob Fox says:

          Lola, have you ever heard or read about the arguments for the existence of a Creator of the Universe? If not, you are at an extreme disadvantage when talking to someone who has. One of the many arguments is called the Axiological Argument which states that morals and ethics are not what men do but what they should do. Therefore there must be a transcendent being who has revealed morals and ethics to mankind. This does not have to do with anything about religion. If you look around and see what is happening in your immediate environment you will see that everyone does what seems right in their own eyes and what they think they can get away with. What if we all adhered to the same morals and ethics that a transcendent being revealed to mankind? Then there is the question of who determines who the one transcendent being is? It has been done by many people and the answer comes from investigating. Will you investigate or is it easier to say you just can’t know for sure.

      • Linda H says:

        Sandra Lee Smith, Thank you. I knew nothing of the things you said about the Catholic church. I thank you for the info.

    • Nunyer Binnis says:

      Revelation, no s. Just fyi.

  44. James P Hutchins says:

    F the Pope he is a scumbag liberal progressive clown puppet the democrats are he’s a lunatic.

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