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Pope Francis Doubles Down: Bishops’ Accusers Are Like Satan, ‘the Great Accuser’
Breitbart ^ | 8/13/18 | Thomas D. Williams

Posted on 09/14/2018 4:43:15 AM PDT by marshmallow

Pope Francis has doubled down in his insistence that accusations and cries for justice and accountability are fruit of a diabolical spirit, saying Thursday that the only legitimate accusation is against oneself.

Before his meeting with the leadership of the U.S. Bishops Conference Thursday to discuss recent allegations of serious mishandling of clerical sex abuse reaching up to the pontiff himself, the pope used his homily at morning Mass to once again condemn accusers as allies of the devil.

Not accusing others “goes against the spirit of the world,” the pope told his small congregation in the chapel of his Santa Marta residence. “Among us is the great accuser, who always goes to accuse us before God, in order to destroy us. Satan: He is the great accuser.”

“When I enter into this logic of accusing, cursing, trying to hurt the other, I enter into the logic of the great accuser who is destructive,” he said, “who does not know the word ‘mercy.’ He does not know it and has never lived it.”

The Christian path always presents a crossroads, Francis said. On the one hand there us “the invitation of the Lord” to be merciful, an invitation that is a grace, a grace of sonship, to resemble the father. On the other hand, there is “the great accuser, Satan, who urges us to accuse others, to destroy them.”

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1 posted on 09/14/2018 4:43:15 AM PDT by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.


2 posted on 09/14/2018 4:44:43 AM PDT by stylin19a ((Best.Election.Of.All-Times.Ever.In.The.History.Of.Ever))
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To: marshmallow

He’s the Obama of popes.


3 posted on 09/14/2018 4:47:58 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: marshmallow

Doesn’t sound like pope pedo is going to step down voluntarily. Can he be overthrown?


4 posted on 09/14/2018 4:50:28 AM PDT by MountainWalker
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To: marshmallow

I never usec to think about the anti-Pope at all. But now the thought passes by weekly.


5 posted on 09/14/2018 4:51:13 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: marshmallow

Papa Franciscus makes ANOTHER ridiculous statement! What will he say tomorrow?


6 posted on 09/14/2018 4:54:46 AM PDT by heterosupremacist (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.)
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To: heterosupremacist

Think truth.

ALWAYS think truth—it is ALL that we have, now.

Lies, and LIARS do not live in the light. They never did.


7 posted on 09/14/2018 5:00:29 AM PDT by Flintlock (The ballot box STOLEN, our soapbox taken away--the BULLET BOX is left to us.)
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To: Flintlock

And how many accusations has this pope made against others whose politics he personally does not agree with?


8 posted on 09/14/2018 5:07:09 AM PDT by GOPe Means Bend Over Spell Run
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To: marshmallow

He needs to go. Period. The victims deserve justice, not denial.


9 posted on 09/14/2018 5:14:36 AM PDT by SueRae (An administration like no other.)
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To: marshmallow
When I enter into this logic of accusing, cursing, trying to hurt the other

You mean like the vicious comments you've made against traditional Catholics, Holiness?

10 posted on 09/14/2018 5:15:12 AM PDT by Campion ((marine dad))
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To: marshmallow

The point is stop future abuse by recognising who the abusers are and making everyone realize they cant get away with it. On the other hand Satan accuses out of spite, not in order to save children from abuse.


11 posted on 09/14/2018 5:15:15 AM PDT by AndyTheBear
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To: marshmallow

I used to think this guy was a diabolical socialist. Now, I am fully convinced he is a simpleton.


12 posted on 09/14/2018 5:20:24 AM PDT by FlipWilson
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To: MountainWalker

My new prediction, it looks more likely he will be removed.


13 posted on 09/14/2018 5:20:59 AM PDT by Biggirl ("One Lord, one faith, one baptism" - Ephesians 4:5)
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To: Campion
You mean like the vicious comments you've made against traditional Catholics, Holiness?

You give him too much credit.

He is so un-holy, I refuse to give him capitalization...he is a pope.

And he is pretty much the reason I have left the Church.

14 posted on 09/14/2018 5:21:05 AM PDT by OldSmaj
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To: SueRae

Now is a time for justice.


15 posted on 09/14/2018 5:22:36 AM PDT by Biggirl ("One Lord, one faith, one baptism" - Ephesians 4:5)
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To: marshmallow

This disgusting, evil, vile villain must go.


16 posted on 09/14/2018 5:26:25 AM PDT by chris37 ("I am everybody." -Mark Robinson)
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To: marshmallow

Somebody needs to loosen the screws that hold up his balcony.


17 posted on 09/14/2018 5:26:47 AM PDT by Preston Manning (When standing on the edge of a cliff, a "giant step forward" is NOT progress!)
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To: OldSmaj

I figured I didn’t need a sarcasm tag.


18 posted on 09/14/2018 5:28:57 AM PDT by Campion ((marine dad))
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To: OldSmaj

BTW, come back. Don’t leave because Judas sits (temporarily) in Peter’s seat.


19 posted on 09/14/2018 5:30:21 AM PDT by Campion ((marine dad))
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To: marshmallow

Worst Pope ever. Besides Jesuits can’t be Pope. Jesuits aren’t even Catholic. This South American SJW moron is not the Pope. He can keep pretending.


20 posted on 09/14/2018 5:52:34 AM PDT by mindburglar (I like spelling it Lazers. It looks cooler.)
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