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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…

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…

Is it time to keep silent?

The Two Ditches of End Time “Speculation”

My favorite author put it this way: “There is in human nature a tendency to run to extremes and from one extreme to another entirely opposite. Many are fanatics.” – Ellen G. White, Testimonies Vol. 5, 305. I believe this is also the case in regards to end time “speculation”. There are two extremes, two…

Obama’s New Climate Speech – Affirms Pope Francis’ Appeal

On June 18, Pope Francis delivered his encyclical on the environment, where one of his last points focused on the Sunday keeping, comparing it with the Biblical Sabbath, the Seventh Day. He said Sunday is important for healing our relationships with God and others, and that it motivates us to take care of the nature…

President Obama Commends Pope Francis’ Recent Encyclical

On June 18, Pope Francis delivered his encyclical on the environment. An encyclical is a papal letter addressed to all bishops of the Roman Catholic Church. But the pope addressed the message to “every person living on this planet”. This message talks about how we all need to improve the environment as our planet is…

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