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Revelation 13 & Current Events

A Jesuit Pope, ecumenism, Donald Trump, changes in American politics, Protestants and Catholics joining hands 500 years after the Reformation. Join this three part study series, going through Revelation 13 verse by verse, in relation to current events in the world. Are you ready for the last conflict? 1. Two beasts Rising 2. Setting up a New…

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Trump to Catholics: “I will Stand with You”

In a letter to the Catholic Leadership Conference, in Denver October 2016, Trump writes: “I look forward to working with these two respected leaders of the Catholic Church in America, their brother bishops, and Congress, on issues of critical importance to the Catholic Church and Catholics.” He continues to say: “I have a message for…

Protestants join Together with the Pope

On Thursday 13/10 2016, Pope Francis met about one thousand pilgrims, mostly Lutherans, in the Vatican, preparing for the 500 years anniversary of the reformation. “What unites us is much more than what divides us!” Pope Francis said Thursday morning, followed by an applause. The pilgrims were gathered in Rome as part of ecumenical preparations…

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Should Catholics and Protestants Unite?

October 31, 2017 isn’t just about Halloween. Ghosts, Dracula, and witches aside, this special date marks the 500-year anniversary of an event that altered the course of history. “Bang, bang, bang,” pounded the hammer of Augustinian monk Martin Luther as he nailed his famous “95 Theses on the Power of Indulgences” on the door of…

Newton’s Forgotten Discovery

Isaac Newton, known for making many groundbreaking discoveries in science, mathematics, and astronomy, is in fact, “considered by many to be the greatest and most influential scientist who ever lived. (1)” A lesser known fact about Isaac Newton is his discoveries in the areas of religion, including his belief that the system of Roman Catholicism…

Daniel 7 References

References to different articles, such as Newton’s Forgotten Discovery. 1.  Burt, Daniel S. (2001). The biography book: a reader’s guide to nonfiction, fictional, and film biographies of more than 500 of the most fascinating individuals of all time. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 315. ISBN 1-57356-256-4., Extract of page 315   2. Isaac Newton A.    “But it was a kingdom of…

Pope Francis to visit Sweden for Reformation Commemoration

Pope Francis is going to Lund, Sweden the 31st of October 2016 for a joint ecumenical commemoration of the start of the Reformation, Catholic Herald reports. The Pope will be accompanied by Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and representatives of other Churches. The one day event is a result of the joint document and strategy made…

Pope Urges Inter-Religious Dialogue in Prayer Video

Pope Francis is the first Pope using video for his monthly prayer intentions. The prayer initiative, that started earlier this week, comes from the Jesuit-run global prayer network Apostleship of Prayer. [1] In the video you see a Buddhist, Catholic, Jew and Muslim, as Pope Francis is encouraging inter religious dialogue and Christian unity. The…

Pope Francis Pleads for Unity in US Congress

Pope Francis barely got started with his speech to the US congress yesterday, before he got standing ovations by seemingly everyone present in the hall with US leaders. This is the first time ever that a pope addresses the US congress. New York times calls it “a milestone in the journey of the Roman Catholic…

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