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bezeichnet rechtskonservative, fundamentalistische Christen als krank
Pope Francis called right-wing Christian fundamentalism a sickness. – brightsblog.wordpress.com
Clearly, Pope Francis isn’t fond of the extreme ideals of the Christian Right.
Now, he’s calling right-wing, fundamentalist Christianity an “illness.”
Pope Francis has been very clear about how he feels about ideological purity in religion. He’s been particularly critical of right-wing Christian fundamentalism. Pope Francis has shifted the focus of the Catholic Church to issues facing the poor and the sick. He has railed against economic inequality and has criticized the anti-gay and anti-abortion strains that have come to dominate the Christian Right here in America. Such ideological extremism is dangerous, not only to Christianity, but to the world. And Pope Francis said as much last Thursday.
During a daily Mass last week, Pope Francis called ideological Christianity “an illness” that doesn’t serve Jesus Christ. Instead, it “frightens” people and pushes them away from religion. …….
- Pope Francis at Mass calls for greater openness – radio vatican