Germany to relocate Islamist, seal streets during papal visit
Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Germany next week will be accompanied by tight security measures, police announced Thursday, including the relocation of an outspoken Islamist and forcing residents to seal windows along the pontiff's motorcade routes.
Benedict is to pay a state visit to Berlin and two other cities Sept. 22-25. Since becoming pope, he has visited his homeland twice in his capacity as a religious leader, but this time he will be honored as head of state of the Vatican.
A 26-year-old man who served jail time for assisting an Islamist terrorist plot - but who is now is free on parole in the southern city of Freiburg - was served an order requiring him to relocate while the pope is in the city on Sept. 25, a court official said....
It would appear from history and Scripture: "The first four trumpets subverted the Roman Empire in the West in the later part of the 6th century. This made way for the bishop of Rome, in process of time, to acquire a great accession of ecclesiastical power. The civil and ecclesiastical powers equally as unscrupulous were at this period on terms of comparative intimacy, and occasionally disposed to reciprocate good offices. Phocus having waded through the blood of the citizens to supreme civil power, in order to secure his position declared Bonifice III, bishop of Rome, head of the universal church. This impious public act took place in 606 AD. The Pope became also a temporal prince in 756 AD [or as the article states [head of state of the Vatican; a smaller kingdom these days thanks to Luther, Knox and Calvin]." quote from 'Notes on the Apocalypse' David Steele 1870 Daniel 7:25 "And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time." 1260 years
"Myth # 1: The Crusades Represented an Unprovoked Attack by Western Christians on the Muslim World."
Fact #1: Islam attacked Christianity (11th Century).
If Islam and 11th Century Christianity (AKA the Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches) are all of Satan (i.e., And if Satan rise up against himself, and be divided, he cannot stand, but hath an end), how does this even make sense? Likewise, how does it make sense that the 21st Century Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches and Islam are all of Satan? Why would Satan have himself relocated during a visit somewhere? Ludicrous.
The lesson from history is that Satan is much more likely to attack a divided Church which he did via the Islamic attack on the West just following the Great Schism in A.D. 1054. Truly, our Christian house has been divided and at risk for 1,000 years. Each of the three parts of Christianity (Roman Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant Churches) is now fewer in number than Islam.
While we've been at war with each other (against Christ's command that we be "one"), the adversary has surpassed us.
The article states: "Since becoming pope, he has visited his homeland twice in his capacity as a religious leader, but this time he will be honored as head of state of the Vatican."
A Reformed from Papal Rome paraphrase: Since becoming the most recently elected man whom the cardinals create and they worship, the man of sin has visited his homeland twice in his capacity of being a visible representation of an apostate church but this time he will be honored as the image of the beast.
GNP wrote: Even an antichrist like Ağca can come to faith in Christ through God's grace alone. Thanks be to God!
I'm glad you can perceive this GNP. Now will you leave the idolatrous blasphemous Roman Catholic apostate fallacy - and become a REAL Christian? Please!!
Because GOD has commanded:: Ex 20:4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth: 5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;"
Martin Luther wrote: Those who do not know God in Christ arrive at this erroneous conclusion: "I will serve God in such and such a way. I will join this or that order. I will be active in this or that charitable endeavor. God will sanction my good intentions and reward me with everlasting life. For is He not a merciful and generous Father who gives good things even to the unworthy and ungrateful? How much more will He grant unto me everlasting life as a due payment in return for my many good deeds and merits." This is the religion of reason. This is the natural religion of the world. "The natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God. ( 1Co 2:14 .)...Hence, there is really no difference between a Jew, a Mohammedan, and any other old or new heretic.
It is just a case of two dogs fighting over the same bone. (people)
Kardle wrote: I thought [Pope Benedict XVI] was on the same side as the muslims now? Surely Satan wouldn't allow his muslims to attack his papal antichrist?
"If Satan rise up against himself, and be divided, he cannot stand, but hath an end." (Mark 3:26)
Islam attacked the Pope on May 13, 1980. Mr. Ağca, acting as an antichrist, shot the Pope four times and intended to detonate a bomb. However, the Pope eventually developed a friendship with him and while in prison, "[Ağca] converted to Christianity in 2007."
Even an antichrist like Ağca can come to faith in Christ through God's grace alone. Thanks be to God!
Kurdle, you forget, that Muhammadans even kill their own, which just shows an Inadequacy of Islam. But these people haven't forgotten one of the few times that Benny spoke the truth about Islam, and his now famous quote,
"Pope Benedict XVI said,
Stressing that they were not his own words, he quoted Emperor Manual II Paleologos of the Byzantine Empire, the Orthodox Christian empire which had its capital in what is now the Turkish city of Istanbul...."
Emperor Manual II Paleologos of the Byzantine Empire wrote: Show me just what Muhammad brought that was new and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached.
"including the relocation of an outspoken Islamist and forcing residents to seal windows along the pontiff's motorcade routes"
I thought Bene16 was on the same side as the muslims now?
Surely Satan wouldn't allow his muslims to attack his papal antichrist?
BTW Talking about blasphemous idolatrous practices... "I find no difficulty in answering this question. I feel no hesitation in affirming that idolatry never yet assumed a more glaring form than it does in the Roman Catholic Church in this present day." J.C.Ryle A Study on Idolatry. by J.C.Ryle