Pope Francis urged his ‘brother’ Muslims never to abuse the name of God through violence. The declaration is quoted in ph.news.yahoo.com article entitled “Pope Francis calls Muslims ‘brothers’ at Dome of the Rock”.
Clearly, based on the above, Pope Francis had spoken the words as if the papacy is not equally guilty of traditionally abusing the name of God through 1) idolatry and 2) sodomy of pedophile priests and opportunistically using the name of God to maintain its status as a world power and as the world’s richest corporation, including murders at the time of the crusade.
Above are aside from usurpation by the Pope of the title of the “Holy Father”.
On the other hand, is the declaration uncalled for? Because it is technically accusing Muslims as enemies of God by abusing God’s name through violence, which accusation, if not attended with cool heads from national leaders, may result in a full-blown world war III.
More specifically, the article is quoted saying as follows:
“JERUSALEM (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday urged his “brother” Muslims to never abuse God’s name through violence as he opened the third and final day of his Mideast pilgrimage with a visit to the Dome of the Rock, the iconic shrine located at the third-holiest spot in Islam.
Francis took off his shoes to step into the gold-topped dome, which enshrines the rock where Muslims believe the Prophet Mohammad ascended to heaven.”
What is the validity of the accusation?
Considering logic and just basing on the scriptural truth, are the Muslims really abusing the name of God through violence? Now, assuming that the accusation is factually supported and valid, does it give the Pope or any Roman Catholic, for that matter, the right to accuse Muslims for abusing the name of God?
Also, as a counter-accusation, are the Muslims not also entitled to accuse the Pope for abusing God’s name by leading the world to kneel before the cross using the name of God in vain and to kneel before and serve Roman Catholic idols, deceptively using the name of Mother Mary, Christ, and the Saints? How about the personal involvement of the Pope in protecting the pedophile priests and in usurping the title of the “Holy Father“?
Finally, assuming the factual validity of the two accusations, in terms of gravity, whose abuse of the name of God is more severe? Is it the abuse of God’s name through violence or the abuse of same name through idolatry, sodomy, opportunism and usurpation?
In fine, is the accusation of the Pope legally, logically, morally and spiritually valid?
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