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In case you missed it in the FE Twitter feed, there's this, from Vatican News (ready?):



Pope Francis at Mass: Bishops must pray to overcome 'Great Accuser’

At Mass in the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday, Pope Francis invites bishops to overcome the "Great Accuser", who seeks to create scandal, through prayer, humility, and nearness to God’s people.

In his homily at Mass on Tuesday morning, Pope Francis said it seems the "Great Accuser" is attacking the bishops of the Catholic Church to create scandal.

The Pope invited the bishops to remember three things in these troubled times: their strength lies in being men of prayer; they should have the humility to remember they are chosen by God; and they need to remain close to the people.

He reflected on the day’s Gospel (Lk 6:12-19), in which Jesus spends the night in prayer before choosing the Twelve Apostles, whom the Pope called “the first bishops”.


Men of prayer

Pope Francis said bishops must first of all be men of prayer. Prayer, he said, “is a bishop’s consolation in difficult times,” since they know that “Jesus is praying for me and for all bishops.”

Quote:? Jesus is praying for you? Aren't you supposed to be praying to Him? What?
 
The Pope said this will bring consolation and strength to bishops, who are then called to pray for themselves and the people of God. This, the Holy Father said, is a bishop’s first duty.


Humility of being chosen by God

Next, Pope Francis invited bishops to be humble, because they are chosen by God.

“The bishop who loves Jesus is not trying to climb a ladder, advancing his vocation as if it were a mere task or seeking a better placement or promotion. No. A bishop feels chosen, and has the certainty of being chosen. This drives him to speak with the Lord: ‘You chose me, of little importance, a sinner.’ He is humble, because he feels chosen and feels Jesus’ gaze upon his whole being. This gives him strength.”

Quote:Bergoglio, of ALL people, talks about the evils of careerism. 


Remain close to the people

Lastly, Pope Francis said bishops are called to be close to the people of God, and not shut up in an ivory tower.

“The bishop cannot remain distant from the people; he cannot have attitudes that take him away from them… He doesn’t try to find refuge with the powerful or elite. No. The ‘elites’ criticize bishops, while the people has an attitude of love towards the bishop. This is almost a special unction that confirms the bishop in his vocation.”

Quote:Close to the people, eh? Like this? At the 10:18 mark?



And now for the coup de grace:



'Great Accuser' seeks to scandalize

Finally, Pope Francis said bishops need these three attitudes to face the scandal whipped up by the "Great Accuser".

“In these times, it seems like the 'Great Accuser' has been unchained and is attacking bishops. True, we are all sinners, we bishops. He tries to uncover the sins, so they are visible in order to scandalize the people. The 'Great Accuser', as he himself says to God in the first chapter of the Book of Job, 'roams the earth looking for someone to accuse'. A bishop’s strength against the 'Great Accuser' is prayer, that of Jesus and his own, and the humility of being chosen and remaining close to the people of God, without seeking an aristocratic life that removes this unction. Let us pray, today, for our bishops: for me, for those who are here, and for all the bishops throughout the world.”

Quote:Yup, it's not the Bishops who are doing wrong, it's those who uncover their sins for good and important reasons. It's the victims who are doing Satan's work, the work of The Great Accuser, by shining light into dark places and not remaining silent while the men who tortured and abused them are lauded and feted. The Bishops are the real victims! They are under attack, poor souls!
My comment:

Another take on Francis accusing those who are exposing the filthy corruption of his Den of Perverts of working for Satan. I think he has it backwards. It is he and his pets that are the lickspittle toadies of the Evil One!
I think the "Great Accuser" in the minds of Francis and his fellow cabal members is God in the Garden of Eden.

According to Luciferian/Freemason/Kabbalah, the God of the garden is mean and strict and accusing, and the Serpent, Lucifer, came to open their eyes and promise them they will be like gods.  They will decide what is good and what is evil.

"The christ"  according to their belief system is one of the ascended masters, not God.

They believe in ascending the Tree of Life sefirot to become gods and open their "third eye", and sodomy is a method of Kundalini which allows them to make this ascent.
Those who live in darkness often accuse those who live in the light which they cannot bear of living in the darkness.
We actually have people in the world, and I've encountered a few, who believe the acting Pope is being unjustly persecuted, BECAUSE, he want's to help the poor and the marginalized.
Thats it I can not take anymore of this anti-christ. I am praying for a new pope in whatever way god chooses too get rid of frank the homo
The great accuser is God accusing this fag of a pope
The Pope's "great accuser" can't accuse anyone and cause scandal if the men have not sinned and created scandal.
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I think the Pope is playing on the wrong team.
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Please, God, strike this Pope with a thunderbolt that makes him realize the problem.  Or, please, give us a new Pope, soon.
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In the mean time, since we don't know God's timetable, keep going, keep bringing in the sunshine, keep the pressure up, keep cooperating with the various state agencies.  Help clean up our Church.
(09-11-2018, 08:13 PM)Eddo36 Wrote: [ -> ]The great accuser is God accusing this fag of a pope

Read the rules! When speaking about the current Holy Father or any previous Pope, he will be spoken of respectfully. 

I know it's difficult in some cases, but please follow the rules.