Brother Michael Dimond
Francis’ Recent Heresies
Francis’ April 2, 2014 telegram message to Mor Ignatius Aphrem, the new “Supreme Patriarch” of the Syrian “Orthodox” church:
“I received with joy the news of the election of Your Holiness as Patriarch of Antioch and all the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church. I gladly extend to you and to the clergy and faithful of the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate my good wishes and prayerful solidarity, asking the Holy Spirit to bestow his abundant blessings upon your lofty ministry. It is my prayer that Your Holiness may be a spiritual father for your people…” 
Francis expresses “joy” about the “election” of a new schismatic leader, Mor Ignatius Aphrem. He claims that the schismatic leader is the “Patriarch” of the city of Antioch, Turkey “and all the East”. Antipope Francis calls Mor Ignatius Aphrem’s schismatic followers “faithful”. He also says that it’s a “lofty ministry” to be a leading schismatic.
Francis’ April 7, 2014 Address to “Bishops” of Tanzania:
“I am particularly encouraged to know that Tanzania is committed to ensuring the freedom that followers of various religions enjoy to practice their faith. The ongoing protection and promotion of this fundamental human right strengthens society by enabling believers, in fidelity to the dictates of their conscience and in respect for the dignity and rights of all…”
The apostate Francis is “particularly encouraged to know” that a country ensures freedom for various false religions to publicly practice their “faith”. He says this “strengthens society”. He calls the practitioners of various false religions “believers”.
Francis’ May 3, 2014 address to the “bishops” of Sri Lanka:
“Sri Lanka is a country not only of rich ethnic diversity, but also of various religious traditions; this highlights the importance of interreligious and ecumenical dialog for fostering mutual knowledge and enrichment… I urge you, therefore, to be ever vigilant and to work with governmental authorities and other religious leaders…”
Antipope Francis praises Sri Lanka for its presence of various false religions. He indicates that false religions are a source of “enrichment”.
Francis’ May 5, 2014 letter to Tawadros II, schismatic “pope” of Alexandria, Egypt:
“To His Holiness Tawadros II
Pope of Alexandria and
Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark
As the first anniversary of our fraternal meeting in Rome on 10 May 2013 approaches, I take this opportunity to write to Your Holiness as a way of reliving the joy and gratitude we experienced on that occasion. Our encounter strengthened those spiritual bonds which unite the See of Peter and the See of Mark… we already experience a real communion… Building upon our shared moment of prayer in the course of Your Holiness’s visit to Rome, let us continue to pray to God… From the Vatican, 5 May 2014
Francis says the schismatic leader is the leader of “the See of Mark”. He claims Catholics are united with “spiritual bonds” to the schismatic. He asserts that the Catholic Church “experiences a real communion” with schismatics. The Catholic Church teaches precisely the opposite of the schismatic Antipope Francis.
Pope St. Leo the Great, Sermon 129: “Wherefore, since outside the Catholic Church there is nothing perfect, nothing undefiled… we are in no way likened with those who are divided from the unity of the Body of Christ; we are joined in no communion.”
Francis’ May 8, 2014 address welcoming “His Holiness” Karekin II, schismatic “supreme Patriarch” of the Armenian “Apostolic Church” with whom Francis shared “a moment of prayer”:
Dear Brothers in Christ
I gladly offer a most heartfelt welcome to you and to the distinguished delegation accompanying you… I wish to thank Your Holiness for the effective support given to ecumenical dialog, and in particular to the work of the joint commission for theological dialog between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches, and for the skillful theological contributions offered by representatives… Let us pray for each other: may the Holy Spirit enlighten us and lead us…”
Francis asks the schismatic leader to pray for him. He says that schismatic theologians are “skillful” and thanks them for their schismatic contributions.
Francis’ May 19, 2014 message sent to the “Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialog”, “Cardinal” Jean-Louis Tauran:
“To My Venerable Brother
Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran
President of the Pontifical Council
For Interreligious Dialog
On the occasion of this important commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialog, I am pleased to convey my warm greeting to you, Venerable Brother… As I had the chance to recall in the very first days of my ministry as the Bishop of Rome, ‘the Catholic Church is conscious of the importance of promoting friendship and respect between men and women of different religious traditions’…
“Cardinal” Jean-Louis Tauran is the apostate who sends out greetings to various false religions every year. Those greetings of apostasy are published in the Vatican’s newspaper, L’ Osservatore Romano. As we can see, Francis fully endorses Tauran’s “ministry” of apostasy.
Francis’ May 19, 2014 General Audience looking back at his “pilgrimage to the Holy Land”:
“As you know, in the past days I made a pilgrimage to the Holy Land… that blessed Land which saw the historical presence of Jesus and where fundamental events for Judaism, Christianity and Islam took place… my meeting with His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew, our beloved brother in Christ, represented the culminating moment of the visit. Together we prayed at the Sepulchre of Jesus, and with us were the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III and the Apostolic Armenian Patriarch… We are all brothers in Christ and with Patriarch Bartholomew we are friends, brothers, and we have shared the desire to walk together, to do all that we can do from this day forward: pray together, work together for God’s flock… The Spirit allows one to adopt these attitudes in daily life, with people of various cultures and religions, and thus to become ‘craftsmen’ of peace…” 
Antipope Francis praises the fact that the Middle East has seen important events for the false religion of Islam. He calls a schismatic leader “our beloved brother in Christ”, and he mentions how he prayed with schismatic leaders. Praying with the leaders of non-Catholic religions has always been forbidden by the Catholic Church. Francis also says that schismatic leaders are leaders of “God’s flock”.
Francis’ May 21, 2014 “catechesis” at General Audience:
“Once I was in the countryside and I heard a saying from a simple person who had a great love for flowers and took care of them. He said to me: ‘We must take care of the beautiful things that God has given us! Creation is ours so that we can receive good things from it. God forgives always, we men forgive sometimes, but creation never forgives and if you don’t care for it, it will destroy you’. This should make us think…”
Francis speaks about how “creation never forgives”. That is pantheistic nonsense. Francis seems to be saying that creation will judge us, in addition to God. In fact, he seems to indicate that even though God will forgive, one will still have to answer to “creation”.
Francis’ May 24, 2014 address to the Jordanian authorities:
“I also greet the members of the Royal Family, the government and the people of Jordan, this land so rich in history and with such great religious significance for Judaism, Christianity and Islam… I take this opportunity to reiterate my profound respect and esteem for the Muslim community and my appreciation for the leadership of His Majesty the King in promoting a better understanding of the virtues taught by Islam and a climate of serene coexistence between the faithful of the different religions… I am grateful that Jordan has supported a number of important initiatives aimed at advancing interreligious dialog and understanding between Jews, Christians and Muslims. I think in particular of the Amman Message and the support given within the United Nations Organization to the annual celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Week… Religious freedom is in fact a fundamental human right and I cannot fail to express my hope that it will be upheld throughout the Middle East and the entire world. The right to religious freedom ‘includes on the individual and collective levels the freedom to follow one’s conscience in religious matters and, at the same time, freedom of worship… (it also includes) the freedom to choose the religion which one judges to be true and to manifest one’s beliefs in public’ (Ecclesia in Medio Oriente, n. 26)… Salaam!” 
Francis once again praises a country for its historical “religious significance” to the false religion of Islam. Antipope Francis then expresses his desire to “reiterate” his “profound respect and esteem for the Muslim community”. This means that he has “profound esteem” for people who deny the divinity of Jesus Christ and the entire Catholic faith. Antipope Francis announces his “appreciation” for “promoting a better understanding of the virtues taught by Islam”. Francis speaks of “the faithful of the different religions”. Francis then praises “the annual celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Week”. Francis closes this message of apostasy by promoting the condemned heresy of religious liberty.
Pope Gregory XVI, Inter Praecipuas (# 14), May 8, 1844: “Experience shows that there is no more direct way of alienating the populace from fidelity and obedience to their leaders than through that indifference to religion propagated by the sect members under the name of religious liberty.”
Pope Pius IX, Syllabus of Errors, # 78: “Hence in certain regions of Catholic name, it has been laudably sanctioned by law that men immigrating there be allowed to have public exercises of any form of worship of their own.” – Condemned.
Pope Pius IX, Quanta Cura (#’s 3-6), Dec. 8, 1864, ex cathedra: “From which totally false idea of social government they do not fear to foster that erroneous opinion, most fatal in its effects on the Catholic Church and the salvation of souls, called by Our predecessor, Gregory XVI, an insanity, NAMELY, THAT ‘LIBERTY OF CONSCIENCE AND WORSHIP IS EACH MAN’S PERSONAL RIGHT, WHICH OUGHT TO BE LEGALLY PROCLAIMED AND ASSERTED IN EVERY RIGHTLY CONSTITUTED SOCIETY; and that a right resides in the citizens to an absolute liberty, which should be restrained by no authority whether ecclesiastical or civil, WHEREBY THEY MAY BE ABLE OPENLY AND PUBLICLY TO MANIFEST AND DECLARE ANY OF THEIR IDEAS WHATEVER, EITHER BY WORD OF MOUTH, BY THE PRESS, OR IN ANY OTHER WAY.’ But while they rashly affirm this, they do not understand and note that they are preaching ‘liberty of perdition’… Therefore, BY OUR APOSTOLIC AUTHORITY, WE REPROBATE, PROSCRIBE, AND CONDEMN ALL THE SINGULAR AND EVIL OPINIONS AND DOCTRINES SPECIALLY MENTIONED IN THIS LETTER, AND WILL AND COMMAND THAT THEY BE THOROUGHLY HELD BY ALL THE CHILDREN OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AS REPROBATED, PROSCRIBED AND CONDEMNED.” (Denz. 1690; 1699)
Francis’ May 24, 2014 Address to the Palestinian authorities:
“… religious freedom. Respect for this fundamental human right is, in fact, one of the essential conditions for peace, fraternity and harmony. It tells the world that it is possible and necessary to build harmony and understanding between different cultures and religions. It also testifies to the fact that, since the important things we share are so many, it is possible to find a means of serene, ordered and peaceful coexistence, accepting our differences and rejoicing that, as children of the one God, we are all brothers and sisters… Salaam!” 
Francis calls for “harmony” with religions that reject Jesus and the Catholic faith. Francis proclaims that we must go about “accepting our differences”. That is a clear promotion of religious indifferentism. Francis says that all the people adhering to these false religions are “children of the one God”. The Catholic Church teaches that people only become children of God through baptism and the true Catholic faith.
Francis’ May 24, 2014 “Homily” at “Mass” in Amman:
“Let us ask the Spirit to prepare our hearts to encounter our brothers and sisters, so that we may overcome our differences rooted in political thinking, language, culture and religion.” 
Antipope Francis wants people to overcome differences in religion. He asks “the Holy Spirit” to prepare hearts to accept false religions and their false beliefs.
Francis’ May 25, 2014 address to Israeli government at their airport in Lod, near Tel Aviv:
“… I have come as a pilgrim to the Holy Land, rich in history and home to the principle events in the origin and growth of the three great monotheistic religions, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. As such, it is of immense spiritual significance for a great part of humanity.”
Francis once again praises a land because it has witnessed events that started and helped grow false religions like Islam! Antipope Francis calls this something “of immense spiritual significance”. He is a complete apostate.
Francis’ May 25, 2014 common declaration with “Orthodox Patriarch” of Constantinople, Bartholomew:
“… only the Holy Spirit can lead us, that of communion in legitimate diversity… The embrace exchanged between Pope Paul VI and Patriarch Athenagoras here in Jerusalem, after many centuries of silence, paved the way for a momentous gesture, the removal from the memory and from the midst of the Church of the acts of mutual excommunication of 1054… Over these years, God, the source of all peace and love, has taught us to regard one another as members of the same Christian family… so that we may confess our faith in the same Gospel of Christ, as received by the Apostles and expressed and transmitted to us by the Ecumenical Councils and the Church Fathers… There is likewise an urgent need for effective and committed cooperation of Christians in order to safeguard everywhere the right to express publicly one’s faith… In this regard, we invite all Christians to promote an authentic dialog with Judaism, Islam and other religious traditions… We encourage all parties regardless of their religious convictions to continue to work for reconciliation… United in our intentions, and recalling the example, 50 years ago here in Jerusalem, of Pope Paul VI and Patriarch Athenagoras, we call upon all Christians, together with believers of every religious tradition and all people of good will, to recognize the urgency of the hour that compels us to seek the reconciliation and unity of the human family… ” 
Francis speaks of “communion in diversity” with schismatics as a work of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit only leads people to communion in the true Catholic faith, not in diversity. That’s another example of Francis teaching that schismatics don’t need conversion. Francis also clearly teaches that the schismatics are in the Church of Christ by stating that they are part of the “same Christian family”. That is totally heretical. Francis then declares that a true pope’s excommunication of the schismatics in 1054 was removed by Antipope Paul VI.
Francis’ May 25, 2014 “ecumenical celebration” with “Patriarch” Bartholomew:
“Here I reiterate the hope already expressed by my predecessors for a continued dialog with our brothers and sisters in Christ, aimed at finding a means of exercising the specific ministry of the Bishop of Rome which, in fidelity to his mission, can be open to a new situation and can be, in the present context, a service of love and of communion acknowledged by all (cf. John Paul II, Ut Unum Sint, n. 95-96)… When Christians of different confessions suffer together, side by side, and assist one another with fraternal charity, there is born an ecumenism of suffering, an ecumenism of blood, which proves particularly powerful not only for those situations in which it occurs, but also, by virtue of the communion of the saints, for the whole Church as well. Those who kill, persecute Christians out of hatred, do not ask if they are Orthodox or Catholics: they are Christians. The blood of Christians is the same.” 
Francis once again says schismatics are “our brothers and sisters in Christ”. Antipope Francis then speaks of “finding a means of exercising the specific ministry” of the “Papacy” that “can be open to a new situation”. This means that Francis is open to dramatic changes to the Catholic Church’s infallible teaching on the Papacy. Antipope John Paul II had previously promoted that completely heretical idea. With his statement about the “ecumenism of blood”, Antipope Francis also indicates that he believes there are non-Catholic martyrs. That is heresy.
Francis’ May 26, 2014 meeting with Muslim community during a visit to the Dome of the Rock.
Francis addressed the “Grand Mufti” of Jerusalem:
Dear Muslim Faithful,
I am grateful for the opportunity to meet with you in this sacred place. I thank you for the courteous invitation you have extended to me and, in particular, I wish to thank the Grand Mufti and the President of the Supreme Muslim Council… I am particularly happy, therefore, to be with you, dear Muslim faithful, brothers… Dear brothers, dear friends, from this holy place I make a heartfelt plea to all people and to all communities who look to Abraham: may we respect and love one another as brothers and sisters!… May we work together for justice and peace! Salaam!”
Francis gave this heretical address to the Islamic leader at the Dome of the Rock. He calls the Islamic Dome of the Rock site “this holy place” and “sacred”! That is incredible apostasy. It is actually to worship a false god. The Dome of the Rock is considered the third holiest site in the false religion of Islam. Antipope Francis states that Muslims should be called the “faithful”. The Catholic Church only considers baptized Catholics “faithful”. Francis’ statement is heresy. Francis calls Muslims our “brothers and sisters”, but Catholics are not part of the same family with members of false religions.
Francis’ May 26, 2014 address to the chief rabbis of Israel:
“Distinguished Chief Rabbis of Israel
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
I am particularly pleased to be here with you today… As you know, from the time I was Archbishop of Buenos Aires, I have counted many Jews among my friends. Today two friends who are rabbis are here with us. Together we organized rewarding occasions of encounter and dialog; with them I also experienced significant moments of sharing on a spiritual level. In the first months of my pontificate, I was able to receive various organizations and representatives from the Jewish community worldwide… these testify to our mutual desire to know one another better, to listen to each other and to build bonds of true fraternity… Here I would like to mention in particular the growing importance of the dialog between the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and the Holy See’s Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews. Inspired by the visit of Pope John Paul II to the Holy Land, this dialog was inaugurated in 2002 and is already in its twelfth year. I would like to think that, in terms of the Jewish tradition of the Bar Mitzvah, it is just coming of age. I am confident that it will continue and have a bright future in years to come. We need to do more than simply establish reciprocal and respectful relations on a human level: we are also called, as Christians and Jews, to reflect deeply on the spiritual significance of the bond existing between us. It is a bond whose origins are from on high… Mutual understanding of our spiritual heritage, appreciation for what we have in common and respect in matters on which we disagree: all these can help to guide us to a closer relationship, an intention which we put in God’s hands. Together, we can make a great contribution to the cause of peace; together, we can bear witness… Shalom!”
Francis says he experienced “significant moments of sharing on a spiritual level” with rabbis who reject Jesus and the Catholic faith. Francis talks about a spiritual “bond existing” with Christ-rejecting Jews. There is no existing bond that Catholics have with people who reject Jesus and the Catholic faith. Francis declares that Jews “bear witness”. Jews only “bear witness” to the fact that they have rejected Jesus and embraced a false religion that leads to damnation.
Francis’ May 26, 2014 address to the President of Israel Shimon Peres:
“I am grateful to you, Mr President, for your kind and sage words of greeting and your warm welcome. I am happy to be able to meet you once again, this time in Jerusalem, the city which preserves the Holy Places dear to the three great religions which worship the God who called Abraham. The Holy Places are not monuments or museums for tourists, but places where communities of believers daily express their faith and culture, and carry out their works of charity. Precisely for this reason, their sacred character must be perpetually maintained and protection given not only to the legacy of the past but also to all those who will visit these sites today and to those who will visit them in the future… Peacemaking demands first and foremost respect for the dignity and freedom of every human person, which Jews, Christians and Muslims alike believe to be created by God and destined to eternal life… There is likewise need for a firm rejection of all that is opposed to the cultivation of peace and respectful relations between Jews, Christians and Muslims. We think, for example, of recourse to violence and terrorism, all forms of discrimination on the basis of race or religion… and signs of intolerance directed against individuals or places of worship, be they Jewish, Christian or Muslim…The presence of these communities and respect for their rights – as for the rights of all other religious groups and minorities – are the guarantee of a healthy pluralism and proof of the vitality of democratic values as they are authentically embodied in the daily life and workings of the State. Mr President, you know that I pray for you and I know that you are praying for me… Shalom!”
Francis is glad that Jerusalem “preserves the Holy Places dear to the three great religions”. Concerning those “Holy Places” of false religions, Francis even says that “their sacred character must be perpetually maintained” so that people in the future can use them! Francis clearly teaches that Islam and Judaism, along with their evil places of worship, are “sacred”! That is apostasy and idolatry. Francis calls those false religions “great”. Francis says their followers worship God and calls them “believers”. He is glad that people can “daily express their faith” at their “Holy Places”. Antipope Francis also teaches that “every human person” is “destined to eternal life”. That is to teach universal salvation. Francis then denounces any kind of discrimination or “intolerance” of false religions and their evil teachings. He ends his heretical address to the Christ-rejecting President of Israel by thanking him for praying for him.
Pope Gregory XVI, Mirari Vos (# 13), Aug. 15, 1832: “With the admonition of the apostle that ‘there is one God, one faith, one baptism’ (Eph. 4:5) may those fear who contrive the notion that the safe harbor of salvation is open to persons of any religion whatever. They should consider the testimony of Christ Himself that ‘those who are not with Christ are against Him,’ (Lk. 11:23) and that they disperse unhappily who do not gather with Him. Therefore, ‘without a doubt, they will perish forever, unless they hold the Catholic faith whole and inviolate’” (Athanasian Creed).
Francis’ May 26, 2014 answers to questions from representatives from the international media:
Question for Francis: “Thank you, Your Holiness. During your pilgrimage, you spoke at length, and on a number of occasions met with Patriarch Bartholomaios. We were wondering if you also spoke about concrete means of rapprochement, if you also had occasion to speak about this. I wonder also if perhaps the Catholic Church could be able to learn something from the Orthodox Churches – I am speaking of married priests, a question which many Catholics in Germany consider urgent.”
Francis: “But the Catholic Church has married priests, no? Greek Catholics, Coptic Catholics, no? They exist, in the Eastern rites, there are married priests. Because celibacy is not a dogma of faith… Since it is not a dogma of faith, the door is always open: at this time we have not spoken about this, as a program, at least not now… With Bartholomaios, this subject was not broached because it is secondary, really, in our relations with the Orthodox… Bartholomaios himself told me so in these days. To walk together, to pray together, to cooperate on the many things we can do together, to join in helping one another. For example, with our churches. In Rome, and in numerous other cities, many Orthodox communities use Catholic churches at certain times as a help in this moving forward… And with Bartholomaios we spoke as brothers. We like each other, we tell each other about our difficulties in governance.”
Francis talks about his mortally sinful activity of praying with a schismatic leader of a non-Catholic church. Antipope Francis boasts that schismatics use “Catholic Churches” for their sinful and schismatic masses, etc. He thinks it’s great.
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