redeemed through Jesus, including atheists.
During his homily at Wednesday Mass in Rome, Francis emphasized the importance of "doing good" as a principle that unites all humanity, and a "culture of encounter" to support peace.
Using scripture from the Gospel of Mark, Francis explained how upset Jesus' disciples were that someone outside their group was doing good, according to a report from Vatican Radio."
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If this is not enough proof that Roman Catholicism is painting a "wide" and "broad" path to Heaven, I don't know what is. Jesus clearly says: “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it." (Matthew 7:13)
The Pope's declaration that even Atheists (people who don't even believe in God) are saved is ridiculous! This is a type of universalism teaching, that all people regardless of their beliefs will get into Heaven.
Jesus was very clear when it came to how a person enters Heaven:
- "Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." (John 14:6)
- "he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit;" (Titus 3:5)
- "For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God." (Ephesians 2:8,9)
Even further and surprisingly, it contradicts traditional Catholic teaching which says: "Outside the Catholic Church" there is no salvation (CCC 846).
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In Christ -Dustin