By William Mayer
March 7, 2019 - San Francisco - CA - PipeLineNews.org - In what can only represent the Catholic Church’s final descent into madness, on February 4 the renegade Catholic prelate visited Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt [the oldest jihad school on the planet] and actually kissed Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Mosque [the central locus of al-Azhar] on the lips [!].
Dating from 970, al-Azhar is the second oldest teaching institution in the world and represents the focal point of the Sunni world.
As reported by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty:
“Sheikh Ahmed and Pope Francis addressed the gathering in Abu Dhabi after signing a document calling on world leaders to work together to ‘spread the culture of tolerance.’"[source, Muslims in the Middle East Asked to “Embrace” Christians]
As part of the proceedings, the Vatican produced a suitably duplicitous propaganda document containing the following bizarre language:
“Terrorism is deplorable and threatens the security of people, be they in the East or the West, the North or the South, and disseminates panic, terror and pessimism, but this is not due to religion, even when terrorists instrumentalize it. It is due, rather, to an accumulation of incorrect interpretations of religious texts and to policies linked to hunger, poverty, injustice, oppression and pride.” [Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together, The Vatican]
So under this construction, Islam emerges as a strongly alluded to “religion of peace” from within the bosom of the new internationalist/Marxist version of Catholic “orthodoxy” in Rome.
Francis has made anti-traditionalism, collectivism and a refusal to defend the imperiled Christians in the Middle East and Muslim Africa central in his remaking of the second oldest of the major religions.
For example, in a piece written in 2015, this author reported the following:
“Pope Francis, who assumed the Chair of St. Peter on March 13, 2013 - amidst curious circumstances, the abrupt, some say forced retirement of Pope Benedict XVI - has in two short years stunned traditional Catholics, issuing a series of pronouncements which seem to indicate that he is not only heterodox but a Marxist…
…Throughout the tour [of South America] Francis has spoken in the street language of Marxism
‘Do we realize that something is wrong in a world where there are so many farmworkers without land, so many families without a home, so many laborers without rights, so many persons whose dignity is not respected?...Do we realize something is wrong when the soil, water, air and living creatures of our world are under constant threat?.. let us not be afraid to say it: we want change, real change, structural change. This system is by now intolerable: farmworkers find it intolerable, laborers find it intolerable, communities find it intolerable, peoples find it intolerable … The earth itself – our sister, Mother Earth, as Saint Francis would say – also finds it intolerable.’” [source, William Mayer, The National Security Implications of a Marxist Pope , PipeLineNews.org]
As if to drive home Francis’ schismatic version of Catholic dogma, during the above reference pilgrimage, he drank cocaine tea with the Communist dictator of Bolivia, Evo Morales, who to make matters even more otherworldly, presented Francis with a hybrid Crucifix/Marxist hammer and cycle!
Thus with Francis’ supposed sealing of the breach with the Saudis and revolutionary communists the question remains as to when, if ever, will he rise to the defense of Christianity that is under global siege by both the Islamists as well as the Marxist left?
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