Papal fallibility

Who could not like such an appealing face? Our hearts are moved to pity. But getting past human emotion, we have to see that his words are wrong, leading men and women down the broad way to destruction.

Proverbs 17:15


He who justifies the wicked, and he who condemns the just,
Both of them alike are an abomination to the Lord.



In his widely acclaimed 2013 Exhortation The Joy of the Gospel, the programmatic document of his pontificate, Francis writes that “Non-Christians, by God’s gracious initiative, when they are faithful to their own consciences, can live justified by the grace of God” (n. 254).

Where Does Pope Francis Stand on the Doctrine of Justification?

Leonardo De Chirico

Romans 3:10-12

10 As it is written:

“There is none righteous, no, not one;
11 There is none who understands;
There is none who seeks after God.
12 They have all turned aside;
They have together become unprofitable;
There is none who does good, no, not one.”


Keeping informed: About Rome

2016-06-10 Vatican Radio


Today I read the following at The Antipas Chroniclesfrom a NEWS.VA (Official Vatican Network) article: 

“Pope Francis I quoted in a June 10 news article: Today, we must above all be grateful to God for our rediscovered brotherhood… There is urgent need for an ecumenism that, along with theologic…”

Source: Pope Urges Reformed Churches To Join Him

Quoting Vatican: Pope urges Reformed Churches to promote shared mission of service