Call to Conversion
On Aug 17, 2014, Pope Francis stated that he does not promote conversion. He prefers to just walk with people [of other faiths] as they are. He advises that we should do same. Is it not expected that the representative of Jesus Christ would respect the instructions clearly given by Jesus Himself?
To set the parameters, this is not about coercing others to the Catholic faith. This is about abiding to Jesus' instructions by living as a Christian example and sharing the belief that the way to the Father [and Heaven] is through Jesus Christ. Does Francis not believe that the way to salvation is by accepting Jesus Christ as Saviour? If he does, would he not want to help save others. If he doesn't then is he Catholic?
We are called to conversion, individually and of others. Mark 16:15 [see below] clearly indicates it is a work that Our Lord promotes and wishes all faithful to do…to go out and share the Good News.
Meanwhile Pope Francis states: …“And so, with my identity and my empathy, my openness, I walk with the other. I don’t try to make him come over to me, I don’t proselytize.”…- Aug 17, 2014, Korea1
Proselytize: verb, convert or attempt to convert (someone) from one religion, belief, or opinion to another.
Holy Bible: Mark 16 15He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation. 16Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned."
True Catholics believe that there is only one path to salvation and that is through Jesus Christ. When the Vicar of Christ, that representative on earth of Jesus denies the call to reach out to others and proclaim the Good News…one needs to question. Is there a problem with whom is designated as the person who is to lead the Catholics in closer union with God?
His proclamation that he will not seek to convert others appears to be one more indicator of a greater strategy...to weaken the Catholic faith and unify religions.
Book of Truth prophecy:
"My children, you must convert others at every opportunity. The more you explain and the more you show those weak souls the love in your heart, then the final outcome will be achieved when you convert another soul. I will shower you with great blessings. This is a very special Gift from Me and represents an act of great mercy on your part. Conversion, My children, will save souls. When a conversion takes place, this then spreads to those friends and acquaintances of the person who has been converted. Conversion spreads conversion."2
- April 24th, 2011
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