Skip to comments.The Vatican and the Poor [Vatican Insider Newspaper reports on Rush Limbaugh vs. Pope Francis]
Posted on 12/07/2013 3:47:41 PM PST by Moseley
The Vatican Insider newspaper in Italy reported my comments responding to Pope Francis that Jesus Christ is weeping in heaven hearing Christians espouse a socialist philosophy that has created suffering and poverty around the world. It is impossible to love ones neighbor as yourself without fighting against socialism, I hope to explain further and propose solutions.
Initially, at least this new Pope Francis is trying. Francis obviously cares. News reports say that Francis is sending the Vatican guards and other staff to go out at night within the City of Rome to help the homeless and the poor. This is more than what many Catholic leaders have done. It is light years ahead of what most Protestant leaders are doing.
As a Protestant myself, I will say that many Protestant Church leaders are no more than pop culture media stars and celebrities who promote themselves, tickle the ears of shallow people, and forget about Christ. Surveys show that most Church leaders do not pray routinely. The Book of Jude warns us against them. We should wish and pray that more leaders in all corners throughout the church will become as sincere and caring as Francis. Of course, the conditions in Argentina and much of Latin America must change.
Catholic Church has officially warned against the dangers of dependence upon government.
But the Catholic Church has officially warned against the dangers of dependence upon government. Trusting in government is to reject God and to insult God. God gives us the power to create wealth, we are told in Deuteronomy 8:18. Jesus teaches us to expect God to provide for us. It is a seductive lure and addictive narcotic to expect government to do the work of God or of Gods church.
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First, the Vatican is wealthy. Let the Catholic Church loan money to the poor or to middle class in poor regions to start businesses or expand businesses. Impersonal banks cannot provide the continuing pastoral care, help, counseling, and advice to help people succeed that a Catholic Opportunity Fund could provide. Naturally, Catholics can steer funds to businesses that will hire those who need jobs on fair terms and behave morally.
Second, lack of education or practical skills (vocational) training is one of the greatest causes of poverty. No institution has done more than the Catholic Church to improve education. But this priority has been forgotten, it seems. The United States spends more money for each student than any other country, and receives very bad results. In the past in the U.S.A., non-Catholics often sent their children to Catholic schools to ensure a good, quality future for their children. But proven techniques are being discarded for the latest experimental fantasies. In some cases, training on practical skills is more important. Jesus of course, was a carpenter.
The Media is so stupid in regards to commen sense and history.
Francis is "Peter the Roman"shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach
By succumbing to the socialist tide, the RCC has proven itself to be nothing more than another worthless human institution.
There is nothing holy or special about it.