It is my humble opinion that Marxist Pope Francis is ruining the Catholic Church and harming Catholics across the globe. He’s now proposing that “ecological sin” be added to the list of sins in the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Not kidding… not stopping climate change would now be a sin if the Pope got his way and Greta Thunberg will be named a saint. Not farfetched as a local Swedish pastor has already declared the young climate activist as the successor to Jesus. This is simply insanity on a global scale.
Speaking at the 20th World Congress of the International Association of Penal Law in Rome, the Holy Father said Christians have a duty to preserve the environment. “We have to introduce – we are thinking about it – to the Catechism of the Catholic Church the sin against ecology, the ‘ecological sin’ against our common home, because a duty is at stake,” Pope Francis said, as reported by LifeSiteNews. Currently, he’s in Japan speaking on the evils of nuclear weapons. No word on the thousands Japan killed before they were nuked. I guess that’s not much of a sin. Those who were at Pearl Harbor might think otherwise.
From The Daily Wire:
“So how exactly would a “sin against ecology” work on a theological scale? According to Catholic author Dr. Peter Kwasniewski, the language would have to be framed in a way that illustrates that the sin would be against God rather than an inanimate object.
“There is no possible sin against planet Earth,” Kwasniewski told the outlet. “All sins are ultimately against God or those who are in God’s image. As all theologians have explained prior to the post-conciliar decline of theology, when we abuse the natural world or animals or plants, we are sinning against God their creator, who gave them to us to use for the right purposes and in accordance with their nature and ours.”
“The only ‘targets’ of sin are persons since they are either divine persons who deserve our total obedience, or angelic or human persons who deserve our reverence as images of God,” he continued.
“If a person were to abuse a tree or an animal, Kwasniewski said that the person would be in grave violation against God due to the natural order, not because an animal or a tree has any basic rights.
“Someone who tortures an animal or burns down a forest for fun is a sinner not because the animal or the forest has rights, but because he offends God, the great king over all the earth, from whom all things come for our benefit and to whom they are ordered,” he said. “Man is obliged in justice to respect God’s gift and the order He has established; man must also respect the common destination of material goods, i.e., that God has made the earth for the benefit of all, not for the selfish benefit of a few,” he continued.
“If Pope Francis were to frame “ecological sin” in this light if the Cathechism were to ever be amended, it would stand in line with Catholic tradition, which has always stated human beings have a moral obligation to preserve the environment as a gift sent from God. In fact, Pope Benedict XVI made that very argument in his “God and the World.”
“Certainly, a sort of industrial use of creatures, so that geese are fed in such a way as to produce as large a liver as possible, or hens living so packed together that they become just caricatures of birds, this degrading of living creatures to a commodity seems to me in fact to contradict the relationship of mutuality that comes across in the Bible,” Benedict wrote. “Animals, too, are God’s creatures and even if they do not have the same direct relationship to God that human beings have, they are still creatures of God’s will, creatures we must respect as companions in creation.”’
Climate change is not a sin… it is weather and is a natural cyclical occurrence on this planet. Trying to label it a sin in my book is a sin. But then again, I’m not Catholic.
The Pope called climate change a “global problem with grave implications” and pushed for a reduction in the use of fossil fuels in an encyclical, “Laudato Si,” published in 2015. In 2016, the pope added environmentalism, or “care for our common home,” to the Catholic Church’s traditional seven works of mercy, which include feeding the hungry, giving drink to the thirsty, and sheltering the homeless. He also added it to the Beatitudes, which are eight blessings enunciated by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount and describe core principles of the Christian faith. The newly introduced beatitude reads: “Blessed are those who protect and care for our common home.”
Make no mistake, Pope Francis is a Marxist and his every move screams it.
The Wall Street Journal also noted that this would not be Pope Francis’ first change to the Catechism, published in 1992 under St. John Paul II, In 2018, he strengthened language on capital punishment to state that the death penalty is “an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person.” No word on what he says concerning the victims of those that have so richly earned the death penalty.
Dr. Peter Kwasniewski also criticized the Pope’s bid to advocate for new theological interpretations by using Catholicism’s most prominent summary of religious doctrines as the platform. “A pope is not supposed to use a catechism as a launching pad for his personal favorite ideas,” Kwasniewski added. So very true.
RedState asks tongue-in-cheek: “Perhaps it could be said of other sins as well, but isn’t the notion of ecological sin too vague? What would constitute such? Drying your hands with a paper towel? Using Charmin instead of a corn cob? Voting Republican?” That’s exactly the nub of all this. It gives power to the elite to declare what is a sin and what isn’t instead of God. And you can bet being a Republican would be deemed a sin.
At the very same event, the Pope also said that politicians who rage against homosexuals, gypsies, and Jews remind him of H*tler. Gee, I wonder who he aimed that at? “It is not coincidental that at times there is a resurgence of symbols typical of N*zism,” Francis said in an address to participants of an international conference on criminal law.
“And I must confess to you that when I hear a speech someone responsible for order or for a government, I think of speeches by H*tler in 1934, 1936,” he said, departing from his prepared address. “With the persecution of Jews, gypsies, and people with homosexual tendencies, today these actions are typical (and) represent “par excellence” a culture of waste and hate. That is what was done in those days and today it is happening again.”
The word ‘waste’ is key here. It sure looks to me as though he’s equating climate deniers to the N*zis and H*tler. You see how all of this is being manipulated for the masses right? This is a very dangerous pope and I pray for the Catholic Church these days.