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2018-03-29 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Pope Francis: 'There Is No Hell'
[CNS] In another interview with his longtime atheist friend, Eugenio Scalfari, Pope Francis claims that Hell does not exist and that condemned souls just "disappear." This is a denial of the 2,000-year-old teaching of the Catholic Church about the reality of Hell and the eternal existence of the soul.

The interview between Scalfari and the Pope was published March 28, 2018 in La Repubblica. The relevant section on Hell was translated by the highly respected web log, Rorate Caeli.

The interview is headlined, "The Pope: It is an honor to be called revolutionary." (Il Papa: “È un onore essere chiamato rivoluzionario.")

Scalfari says to the Pope, "Your Holiness, in our previous meeting you told me that our species will disappear in a certain moment and that God, still out of his creative force, will create new species. You have never spoken to me about the souls who died in sin and will go to hell to suffer it for eternity. You have however spoken to me of good souls, admitted to the contemplation of God. But what about bad souls? Where are they punished?"

Pope Francis says, "They are not punished, those who repent obtain the forgiveness of God and enter the rank of souls who contemplate him, but those who do not repent and cannot therefore be forgiven disappear. There is no hell, there is the disappearance of sinful souls."
Posted by DarthVader 2018-03-29 15:05|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6477 views ]  Top

#1 Confine him with Hillary and Nancy for a few days, then ask for a recount.
Posted by Procopius2k 2018-03-29 15:12||   2018-03-29 15:12|| Front Page Top

#2 This commie pope does not really know anything.
Posted by newc 2018-03-29 16:08||   2018-03-29 16:08|| Front Page Top

#3 Except for racists, sexists, and zionists?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2018-03-29 17:02||   2018-03-29 17:02|| Front Page Top

#4 He'll be saying 'there is no God' next.
Posted by Besoeker 2018-03-29 17:07||   2018-03-29 17:07|| Front Page Top

#5 #4 He'll be saying 'there is no God' next.

Strumming an air guitar and singing "Levon".

"He was born a pauper
To a pawn on a Christmas day
When the New York Times
Said God is dead and the war's begun
Alvin Tostig has a son today"
Posted by Jolet Snamble1696 2018-03-29 17:40||   2018-03-29 17:40|| Front Page Top

#6 His Holiness has obviously not spent time at the DMV.
Posted by Anomalous Sources 2018-03-29 18:18||   2018-03-29 18:18|| Front Page Top

Vatican denies Pope Francis said 'there is no Hell' during interview with atheist Italian journalist after comments spark outrage online
Posted by Anomalous Sources 2018-03-29 18:32||   2018-03-29 18:32|| Front Page Top

#8 Except in socialist states.
Posted by AlmostAnonymous5839 2018-03-29 18:54||   2018-03-29 18:54|| Front Page Top

#9 There is no Pope Francis.

Benedict is still Pope.
Posted by charger 2018-03-29 19:32||   2018-03-29 19:32|| Front Page Top

#10 Well, whomever 'dis guy is is identified as the perp.

Posted by Anomalous Sources 2018-03-29 20:49||   2018-03-29 20:49|| Front Page Top

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