Friday, October 25, 2013

Pope Francis Attacks Ideology, Warning Against Turning Christian Faith Into "Christian Ideology."

This blog is dedicated to attacking rigid ideology that counters reason and facts. Ideology detaches one from reality and so 93% of Tea Party members believe the federal deficit is rising, when it has fallen an astonishing $450 billion in just one year.

While ideology is the enemy of reason, Pope Francis states ideology also harms faith. In truly remarkable comments, Pope Francis warns against turning Christian Faith into Christian Ideology:

“The faith passes, so to speak, through a distiller and becomes ideology,” he said, according toRadio Vatican. “And ideology does not beckon [people]. In ideologies there is not Jesus: in his tenderness, his love, his meekness. And ideologies are rigid, always. Of every sign: rigid."
Pope Francis goes on to say this:
“And when a Christian becomes a disciple of the ideology, he has lost the faith: he is no longer a disciple of Jesus, he is a disciple of this attitude of thought… For this reason Jesus said to them: ‘You have taken away the key of knowledge.’ The knowledge of Jesus is transformed into an ideological and also moralistic knowledge, because these close the door with many requirements.”

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