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Pope Francis Hypocritically Warns Against False Prophets Seeking Money for Salvation

Pope Francis is no doubt a hypocrite.  After declaring that a personal relationship with Christ is dangerous, saying Christians should not own weapons and trying to seek worldwide abolition of capital punishment now he warns of false prophets seeking money for salvation.  WEH?!

I would like to share the article from End Times Headlines where he shows another utter display of hypocrisy:
Pope Francis on Wednesday warned Catholics against fraudsters who would have them pay to pass through “Holy Doors” at cathedrals around the world, a ritual in the Church’s current Jubilee year.  “Be careful. Beware anyone who might be a little fast and very clever who tells you have to pay.  No! You don’t pay for salvation.  It is free,” he said in unscripted remarks to tens of thousands of people in St. Peter’s Square for weekly audience. 
During the year-long celebrations that began last week and are one of the most important events in the 1.2 billion-member Church, the faithful will make pilgrimages to Rome and other religious sites around the world, mostly local cathedrals.  By passing through a holy door of a church, which remains closed except during a Holy Year,  Catholics symbolically pass from sin to grace. Holy Years usually take place only every 25 years and the next one was due in 2025.  But the pope, who wants a more inclusive and less judgmental Church, called an extraordinary one on the theme of mercy, compassion and forgiveness.  More From Charisma 
This information comes after the Vatican recently made a statement that Jews can secure eternal salvation without converting to Christianity!  The report, drawn up by the Church’s “Commission for religious relations with the Jews,” goes further than Benedict however in effectively affirming that Jews can be saved independently of Christ. “Although Jews cannot believe in Jesus Christ as the universal redeemer, they have a part in salvation, because the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable,” the report concludes, according to a summary released to the media.  The belief that the only way to salvation is through belief in Christ is a fundamental tenet of every strand of Christianity.

After reading the history of the Roman Catholic institution with the sales of indulgences, the cry of the Reformation was, "Salvation is for free."  Even before the Reformation started, the Baptists and other Christian groups declared the same old truth even before Martin Luther did.  The Biblical truth is that salvation is for free, you don't pay to get it.  Many true Bible-believing Christians were executed at the mandate of Popes and Councils for simply declaring the truth that salvation is never for sale.  The controversial sales of prayers for the dead by Johannes Tetzel allowed Pope Leo X to amass so much wealth.  Even until today, prayers for the dead still require payment which Masses for dead loved ones is both praying and paying for the dead.

Former Roman Catholic priest turned Baptist pastor Anthony Pezzotta mentioned in "Truth Encounter" pp. 56-57 says:

In 1993 I had the opportunity of visiting the Vatican with my family.  A believer a member of our Conservative Baptist Church in Rome, invited me to see something interesting in a store selling books and souvenirs besides St. Peter's Basilica.  How surprised I was at seeing a priest, seated at a desk, selling pieces of paper that looked like diplomas.  Each one had been signed by Pope John Paul II and declared a plenary indulgence or total forgiveness of the penalty of sins for those Catholics who bought them.  They sold for $ 20.00 or 30,000 lires each.  I was dumbfounded!  I thought that the buying of indulgences had ceased with the Middle Ages!
Unlike the Middle Ages, most indulgences appropriated today are not bought and sold directly.  But many do involve monetary exchanges, such as the purchase of images or prayer beads that are used for prayer and penance.  The most blatant form of "selling" indulgences still being practiced today is the stipend being received by the Church to secure a mass for the living or for the dead.  No priest is allowed to celebrate the sacrifice of the mass unless an intention/stipend has been given.
A mass for said for the dead gains a plenary indulgence.  The soul for whom the mass is offered is supposed to be released from purgatory and sent to Heaven unless of course the soul is already in Heaven or Hell.  Although one mass is supposed to gain a plenary indulgence, priests often accept stipends and say masses for the same soul year after year.
When I was studying in England, I questioned my professor about this.
"If one Mass is a plenary indulgence applicable to the dead, and therefore sufficient and send a soul from Purgatory to Heaven, how is it that we allow the faithful to keep offering Masses for the same soul month after month, year after year?"
"There might be souls in greater need than the one we pray for," he said, "and that would have precedence in God's eyes."
His answer troubled me for years.  A priest is supposed to accept payment for a Mass, knowing that it is not going to accomplish what the giver wishes by it, on the grounds that will help someone else?!  Is that not dishonest?  Should we not be honest enough to respect the designation of a gift?!  I would think that God is! 

Bro. Pezzotta is right to say that it is pretty much disturbing that such a dishonest practice is done where there is no respect for the designation of the gift.  He has also said this statement concerning Purgatory in "Truth Encounter":
I have observed that wealthy Roman Catholics have many masses said for them in several different cathedrals after they die.  I have observed that the poor do not.  They simply cannot afford it!  Do you think that a holy God would endorse such a scheme?  How does such a practice reflect on the justice of God?

Pope Francis has already contradicted himself in his declaration.  I have observed it has always been, "You want us to say masses for your dead friends and loved ones?  Pay up!  Not enough?  Get more money!"  All of the Vatican's scandals have been cleverly covered up for years.  Fortunately, former Roman Catholic priests and nuns have already exposed the well-hidden secrets of Rome.  One after the other, I was not surprised at all with what had to be revealed.  I sincerely hope that this message will force Roman Catholics to see how the Vatican has contradicted itself for years, Jesus is calling them to come out and true Christians love them enough to tell them the truth!

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