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Scalfari: Pope Francis Told Me That
Jesus Incarnate Was a 'Man ...
Not at All a God'

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Posted By: M2, 10/9/2019 11:40:57 AM

In the latest edition of La Repubblica, Pope Francis' longtime atheist friend and interviewer, Eugenio Scalfari, claims that the Pope told him that once Jesus Christ became incarnate, he was a man, a "man of exceptional virtues" but "not at all a God." The teaching of the Catholic Church and most Christian churches is that Jesus Christ, the Son of God, was incarnated as fully man and fully God. As the Catechism of the Catholic Church states, "The unique and altogether singular event of the Incarnation of the Son of God does not mean that Jesus Christ is part God and part man, nor does it imply that he is the result

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 10/9/2019 11:43:32 AM (No. 202293)
I didn't think I could hate this Pope any more but yet... Here I am.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: abuela10 10/9/2019 11:47:04 AM (No. 202298)
This so-called friend always misquotes the pope. He should quit talking to this commie.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Hazymac 10/9/2019 11:49:55 AM (No. 202299)
This statement tags Pope Francis as a non-Christian. He should not be believed, even
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Reply 4 - Posted by: winmag 10/9/2019 11:53:30 AM (No. 202303)
He would have been tortured and burned at the stake for this in 1300's
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Reply 5 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts 10/9/2019 11:55:21 AM (No. 202308)
There have been too many examples of heretical statements by this Pope for us to dismiss them all as "misquotes."
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Reply 6 - Posted by: john56 10/9/2019 11:56:55 AM (No. 202311)
Well, out of the 266 popes, that means the vote on "Was Jesus God?" is 265 to 1.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Namma 10/9/2019 12:03:40 PM (No. 202321)
this guy never tells the truth about what the Pope says. I'll wait and read what was really said. Scalfari must be a democrat.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: JHHolliday 10/9/2019 12:05:49 PM (No. 202325)
This is no surprise. Most of our liberal Protestant ministers are basically atheists now. They only want to push social justice themes and have no interest in saving souls.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: BarryNo 10/9/2019 12:09:32 PM (No. 202328)
If true, the current Pope is not competent to lead his church... ...oh, never mind. We knew that, already.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: ARKfamily 10/9/2019 12:24:25 PM (No. 202340)
I get my information from the Bible. . .
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Highlander 10/9/2019 12:30:59 PM (No. 202348)
I have always been a protestant and never in the fold of the Catholic church. I have met good people here and in Mexico who are practicing Catholics and I respect them highly as individuals. There are two in my sister's family. Given that, I will say it is no surprise to me that this pope does not believe in God nor the Son; definitely not a Christian for sure.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: couchguy 10/9/2019 12:43:24 PM (No. 202357)
Of course, the Soros/Clinton pope is a disciple of Satin.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DVC 10/9/2019 1:04:37 PM (No. 202396)
Born of woman, Son of God.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Smart11344 10/9/2019 1:06:48 PM (No. 202398)
Hey Poop, I meant Pope, with friends like that who needs enemies. Is Francis the first Commie Pope to head the Catholic Church???? Or what is left of the Catholic church?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Moritz55 10/9/2019 2:00:44 PM (No. 202466)
I am not a Catholic, and I dislike Pope Francis for so many reasons, but in this case i think it is possible that Scalfari got it wrong.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Luandir 10/9/2019 2:17:58 PM (No. 202483)
If this is indeed yet another misquote, it is so substantial that Francis should publicly disown Scalfari and never sit down with him again. If Francis is not willing to do that, we have no choice but to accept his reported statements as representing his genuine beliefs. Fool me once...
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Reply 17 - Posted by: gramma b 10/9/2019 3:20:00 PM (No. 202533)
I feel bad for my faithful Catholic friends who have to deal with this guy.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: kono 10/9/2019 3:46:31 PM (No. 202545)
Fake news is considered credible if it says what we are predisposed to believe (or what we hope is true). It's more likely just the latest in a long line of steaming piles...
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Reply 19 - Posted by: columba 10/9/2019 3:55:18 PM (No. 202554)
May I offer the Nicene Creed as evidence that Jesus Christ is "of the same essence" of The Father and is in fact God as well as Man. I would also expect that an atheist would have a different opinion - until he dies.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: MickTurn 10/9/2019 6:04:16 PM (No. 202666)
One Word...Excommunicate!
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Reply 21 - Posted by: preciosodrogas 10/9/2019 6:11:20 PM (No. 202674)
I would like Pope Francis clarify this matter. I'm not buying it but, for the record and because so many trust in his word, he should be addressed ... promptly.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: RochFireball 10/9/2019 6:31:52 PM (No. 202693)
Q. "Is the Pope Catholic?" A. Looks like he isn't Catholic anymore However, little brown bears still poop in the woods. :)
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Reply 23 - Posted by: The Remnants 10/10/2019 6:18:20 AM (No. 202964)
Time for Pope Francis to retire and be replaced by Cardinal Sarah and maybe we can begin the healing process in the Church. Similar to the world of politics in the United States, there are too many people in the upper hierarchy who should retire as well so we can start fresh.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: tisHimself 10/10/2019 6:33:58 AM (No. 202975)
Saint Michael, Help us out here.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: jlw509 10/10/2019 7:58:19 AM (No. 203025)
This is the SIXTH time Pope Francis has "reached out" to Scalfari and been interviewed, although he knows that Scalfari does not record or even take notes, and that what emerges is always Scalfari's unreliable guess at what Francis possibly said or meant. I do not believe that Pope Francis fully and formally denies Jesus is God. But I do believe the ambiguity and equivocation are intentional. If now, why would Pope Francis favor Scalfari with interviews over and over again? By the way, it's 1,115 days since Francis has refused to answer legitimate theological questions (dubia) from his own cardinals. He can't be bothered to deliver a "Yes" that means "Yes" or a "No" that means "No." And the Bible says God is not the author of confusion.
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