Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Things To Come: Interfaith Covenant


'Universal Peace Document' Pope Francis Signed With Islamic Leader


Back in 2015, when Pope Francis addressed the United Nations, he said a very unusual thing. Speaking to the General Assembly, the Catholic leader said that he had come ‘in my own name‘ to speak with them. Huh?? I thought that the “holy father” was the ‘Vicar of Christ‘, and was the representative of Jesus Christ on the earth? The Bible tells us, of course, that the pope is no such thing, but the Catholic Church says that he is, right? So why on Earth did he not say that he had come ‘in the Name of Jesus of Nazareth’?


Flash-forward to February 2019, and the same pope is signing a ‘peace covenant‘ with the leader of Sunni Islam, Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb. Not only does this document make multiple references to assembling all the world’s religions, it references God in only a generic sense. There are no Bible verses quoted or referred to, no connection between the word ‘god’ and Abraham, Moses, or any of the other Bible patriarchs. Why would the Catholic Church, which claims to be the ‘true church’ only refer to God generically? Simple. Because the document does not invoke or refer to the God of Abraham, Issac and Jacob found in the Holy Bible, it refers to the generic ‘god’ of Islam, otherwise known as Allah. Which is to say no God at all.


Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb is considered to be the most important imam in Sunni Islam, and he arrived at the signing ceremony in Abu Dhabi with Pope Francis “hand-in-hand in a symbol of interfaith brotherhood”. But this wasn’t just a ceremony for Catholics and Muslims. According to a British news source, the signing of this covenant was done “in front of a global audience of religious leaders from Christianity, Islam, Judaism and other faiths”…



THE POPE AND THE GRAND IMAM OF AL-AZHAR HAVE SIGNED A HISTORIC DECLARATION OF FRATERNITY, CALLING FOR PEACE BETWEEN NATIONS, RELIGIONS AND RACES, IN FRONT OF A GLOBAL AUDIENCE OF RELIGIOUS LEADERS FROM CHRISTIANITY, ISLAM, JUDAISM AND OTHER FAITHS.
POPE FRANCIS, THE LEADER OF THE WORLD’S CATHOLICS, AND SHEIKH AHMED AL-TAYEB, THE HEAD OF SUNNI ISLAM’S MOST PRESTIGIOUS SEAT OF LEARNING, ARRIVED AT THE CEREMONY IN ABU DHABI HAND-IN-HAND IN A SYMBOL OF INTERFAITH BROTHERHOOD.

In other words, there was a concerted effort to make sure that all of the religions of the world were represented at this gathering.

According to the official Vatican website, a tremendous amount of preparation went in to the drafting of this document, and it encourages believers from all religions “to shake hands, embrace one another, kiss one another, and even pray” with one another…


THE DOCUMENT, SIGNED BY POPE FRANCIS AND THE GRAND IMAM OF AL-AZHAR, AHMED EL-TAYEB, WAS PREPARED “WITH MUCH REFLECTION AND PRAYER”, THE POPE SAID. THE ONE GREAT DANGER AT THIS MOMENT, HE CONTINUED, IS “DESTRUCTION, WAR, HATRED BETWEEN US.” “IF WE BELIEVERS ARE NOT ABLE TO SHAKE HANDS, EMBRACE ONE ANOTHER, KISS ONE ANOTHER, AND EVEN PRAY, OUR FAITH WILL BE DEFEATED”, HE SAID. THE POPE EXPLAINED THAT THE DOCUMENT “IS BORN OF FAITH IN GOD WHO IS THE FATHER OF ALL AND THE FATHER OF PEACE; IT CONDEMNS ALL DESTRUCTION, ALL TERRORISM, FROM THE FIRST TERRORISM IN HISTORY, THAT OF CAIN.”


On top of that, the document also boldly declares that “the diversity of religions” that we see in the world was “willed by God”…



FREEDOM IS A RIGHT OF EVERY PERSON: EACH INDIVIDUAL ENJOYS THE FREEDOM OF BELIEF, THOUGHT, EXPRESSION AND ACTION. THE PLURALISM AND THE DIVERSITY OF RELIGIONS, COLOUR, SEX, RACE AND LANGUAGE ARE WILLED BY GOD IN HIS WISDOM, THROUGH WHICH HE CREATED HUMAN BEINGS. THIS DIVINE WISDOM IS THE SOURCE FROM WHICH THE RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF BELIEF AND THE FREEDOM TO BE DIFFERENT DERIVES. THEREFORE, THE FACT THAT PEOPLE ARE FORCED TO ADHERE TO A CERTAIN RELIGION OR CULTURE MUST BE REJECTED, AS TOO THE IMPOSITION OF A CULTURAL WAY OF LIFE THAT OTHERS DO NOT ACCEPT;

In essence, this is saying that it is the will of God that there are hundreds of different religions in the world and that they are all acceptable in His sight.
We know that the elite want a one world religion, but to see the most important clerics from both Catholicism and Islam make such a dramatic public push for it is absolutely stunning

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