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An Evangelical Pope?

IsraelFirsterSecond Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 11:35 AM
For not? One of the reasons for thier coming to Christ apart from the RCC was that they were tired of confessing to mere men. As if that does anything. Christ died so that we could confess our sins to HIm directly. Do you pray to Mary and the saints Trog?

The media, including some in the Christian media, throw around the word evangelical with little understanding of its proper definition. Most recently, the media has done this in referring to Pope Benedict XVI as the “Evangelical Pope.”

In an attempt to say he’s a missionary-minded Pope, or a proselytizing Pope, they impart a title that would probably make him most uncomfortable.

I have a deep respect for Pope Benedict. Respect for his impressive intellect. Respect for his strong stand on moral issues. Respect for his belief in the uniqueness of Jesus Christ for salvation. Respect for his levelheadedness in understanding other...