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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

That All May Be One: The Utopian Dream of a One World Religion

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That All May Be One: The Utopian Dream of a One World Religion
This just in from Charismanews.com: "When Pope Francis met with Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb on Monday, he told him that 'our meeting is the message.' So precisely what kind of 'message' was Pope Francis attempting to convey?

"Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb is the Grand Imam of Cairo's Al-Azhar Mosque, and some have described him as 'the highest figure in Sunni Islam.' The Daily Mail said that the meeting between these two men was a "historic bid to reopen dialogue between the two churches," and as you will see below, this is yet another in a long series of attempts by Pope Francis to build bridges between Catholicism and various other faiths. In the end, what are we to make of all of this? Could it be possible that Pope Francis is laying the groundwork for the 'super world church' and the coming one world religion that David Wilkerson and so many others have warned about? READ ARTICLE HERE


REMNANT COMMENT: As this concern comes from one of the top Protestant/Charismatic news sites in the world, it is clear that the unbridled (and doctrine-lite) ecumenical outreach of Pope Francis is becoming a bit over the top even for our 'separated brethren.'  

As an aside, one can speculate as to whether or not the Pope's bizarre no-strings-attached offer to regularize the Society of St. Pius X isn't also connected to the same old utopian dream of a 'one world religion', in that everyone and anyone--even 'rad trad' traditionalists--must be brought into the circle if this religious component of the New World Order is ever to become a reality.

I don't know about Denmark, but something certainly seems rotten in Rome right now -- even Protestants can see it.

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Michael J. Matt has been an editor of The Remnant since 1990. Since 1994, he has been the newspaper's editor. A graduate of Christendom College, Michael Matt has written hundreds of articles on the state of the Church and the modern world. He is the host of The Remnant Underground and Remnant TV's The Remnant Forum. He's been U.S. Coordinator for Notre Dame de Chrétienté in Paris--the organization responsible for the Pentecost Pilgrimage to Chartres, France--since 2000.  Mr. Matt has led the U.S. contingent on the Pilgrimage to Chartres for the last 24 years. He is a lecturer for the Roman Forum's Summer Symposium in Gardone Riviera, Italy. He is the author of Christian Fables, Legends of Christmas and Gods of Wasteland (Fifty Years of Rock ‘n’ Roll) and regularly delivers addresses and conferences to Catholic groups about the Mass, home-schooling, and the culture question. Together with his wife, Carol Lynn and their seven children, Mr. Matt currently resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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