Broken traditions and betrayals
Pope Francis has broken with Church tradition a significant number of times given his short three-year reign.
There are numerous examples of Pope Francis breaking with tradition. Of themselves, each occurrence may not be a contradiction of dogma and doctrine but the sheer volume becomes a problem in such a short period of time sows confusion among the faithful. For 2 millenia, the Church developed tradition slowly.
Washing of feet: The tradition holds that the significance of Jesus washing His disciples' feet was an act of sending forth his priests to be servants of their flock. The washing of feet of women and children is not representative of this tradition. Additionally, pope Francis has displayed no difficulty in kneeling for washing feet but is unable to genuflect at mass?!?
Holy Thursday, 2013: Francis goes to youth prison and washes feet of 12 persons including 2 females and 2 muslims. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/mar/28/pope-francis-women-feet-washing
Holy Thursday, 2014: Francis performs feet washing ceremony at elderly home by washing feet of 12 disabled persons, the majority women and included one muslim man.
Holy Thursday, 2015: Francis washes feet of 12 prisoners, male and female, and one toddler at Italian prison. http://www.cruxnow.com/church/2015/04/02/pope-francis-celebrates-holy-thursday-by-washing-prisoners-feet/
Holy Thursday, 2016: Francis washes feet of 8 male and 4 female refugees including Muslims, Hindus and Coptic Christians. Jan 21, 2016: Pope Francis changes rite of feet washing to include women and girls. http://www.cruxnow.com/church/2016/01/21/francis-changes-the-rules-women-can-have-their-feet-washed-on-holy-thursday/
Stations of the Cross:
2016 papal Stations of the Cross will focus on “the tragedy in our families, the situation of our families and young people,” the problem of employment and a lack of meaning in life”.
Vatican used as big-screen for climate change and environment concerns
Dec 2015: For three hours on Dec 8, the Vatican walls were used to present images of endangered species and wildlife. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/12/151208-vatican-photo-ark-wildlife-photos-cop21/
Romans 1: 21For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened. 22Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools 23and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made to look like a mortal human being and birds and animals and reptiles.
Book of Truth prophecy:
“There will be great confusion, great sorrow and a sense of helplessness, on the part of those who will remain true to the Teachings of My Church. The traditional teachings will no longer be tolerated.”1
–Apr 24, 2014
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