The Antichrist first thoughts about the False Prophet? Oct 2, 2013
This is the first indication of the union that will exist between the 666 and the False Prophet both seen in detail in Rev 13.
Until this article the union was only in the Bible and yet future, but it was easy to reason as the Pope has given declarations on homosexuality and salvation that were bound to snare the attention of the man of sin.
President Obama is a fan of Pope Francis
President Obama tells cnbc’s John Harwood that he’s “hugely impressed” with Pope Francis’s “incredible” humility and empathy.
POTUS digs the pontiff.
President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he is “hugely impressed” with Pope Francis’ humble style.
In an interview with CNBC, Obama was asked what he thought about the Roman Catholic leader’s recent comments that the church has become too focused on issues like gay rights and abortions.
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Pope Francis, seen here in St. Peter’s Square, gets high marks from President Obama.
“I tell you, I have been hugely impressed with the pope’s pronouncements. Not because of any particular issue,” said Obama, who is Protestant.
“First of all, he seems somebody who lives out the teachings of Christ,” he added. “Incredible humility, an incredible sense of empathy to the least of these, the poor.
“He’s also someone who is first and foremost thinking about how to embrace people as opposed to push them away,” Obama continued. “For any religious leader, that’s a quality I admire.”
Obama has not met Francis, who succeeded Pope Benedict XVI in March and has been praised for his down-to-earth, non-judgmental approach.
In an interview with an Italian newspaper this week, Benedict condemned a “Vatican-centric view” of the church and said its leaders have too often been narcissists, “flattered and sickeningly excited by their courtiers.”
An interview with Jesuit journals published two weeks ago quoted him as saying the church needed to find a “new balance” and branch out beyond the hot-button issues of abortion, contraception and homosexuality.