Sunday thoughts #35: Pope Francis says Fundamentalism is an illness

Posted: May 25, 2014 in believing, sunday thoughts

From the Francis:

In ideologies there is not Jesus: in his tenderness, his love, his meekness. And ideologies are rigid, always. Of every sign: rigid. Pope Francis radical cartoonAnd when a Christian becomes a disciple of the ideology, he has lost the faith: he is no longer a disciple of Jesus, he is a disciple of this attitude of thought. The knowledge of Jesus is transformed into an ideological and moralistic knowledge, because these close the door with many requirements. The faith becomes ideology and ideology frightens, ideology chases away the people and distances the people.  It is a serious illness, this of ideological Christians. It is an illness, but it is not new, eh?

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