Pope Francis says belief in God not necessary to go to heaven...

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  1. Bob Gray Deadlights Belt Platinum Member

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  2. IceAndFire** Purple Belt

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    And what if you don't believe in God or Heaven or Hell or The Tooth Fairy or the Easter Bunny or Unicorns or Gnomes? I tend to fall under this category.
     
  3. Osculater Black Belt

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    This pope has gone that the Vatican will attempt to throw him out haha but he sounds legit tho.
     
  4. Bob Gray Deadlights Belt Platinum Member

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    Well, that was quick.

    According to what he's saying, you still get your harp.
     
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    I've always believed this, so it's nothing new to me.
     
  6. IceAndFire** Purple Belt

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    Cool, I've always wanted to learn to play the harp............LOL no not really.
     
  7. kjg1672 Brown Belt

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    Damn, this pope's really interesting. He must really be frosting a lot of asses in Rome. Just hope he's not a war criminal.
     
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    This pope is one abstract cat.
     
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    That's only fair. I've always said Catholics face eternal oblivion just like everyone else.
     
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    What if their conscience tells them to choke hookers?
     
  11. Xantastical Orange Belt

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    I've always believed this. An athiest who helps out their entire life and isn't a dick doesn't get into heaven but a serial killer who repents on death row and "finds god" does? Fugdat.
     
  12. Thai Domi Silver Belt

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    Romans gonna Rome.

    Faith in the Son of God is the ONLY way to heaven.
     
  13. europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    There have been theological arguments within catholicism - as well as Christianity in general - that the way to Heaven is though good deeds, rather than through correct faith or adherence to ritual praxis.

    You have to remember, that in Christianity, when a person dies, they are confronted with God (thus proving his existence). Then God will judge you. So in this line of reasoning, God judges primarely upon your good deeds, rather than on your faith/ritual praxis.

    Of course, this line of reasoning tends to not be the dominant one.

    EDIT: Not saying it's this line that the Pope necessarily adheers to.
     
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    There's still hope for me!! :)
     
  15. ventrue Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    Pope Francis going to hell, dawg

    How can you not believe in God and go to Heaven? That is retarded, imo.
     
  16. Thai Domi Silver Belt

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    No. Good deeds are a dung heap. Only faith in Christ's sacrifice on the cross can get you to heaven.
     
  17. IndyCovaHart Gold Belt

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    This Pope is gonna get himself capped if he doesn't cut out this extreme liberalism.
     
  18. europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    I wasn't making a factual statement.

    I was reporting on what some people belive.
     
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    Meh everyone is an atheist to a certain degree, even the most hardcore Christians. For instance, they maybe a believer of the Judeo-Christian god, but they are certainly atheists when it comes to Zeus, Odin, Thor, Krishna, Poseidon, Hades and the Chinese Monkey King.
     
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    Suspect #1 added to the list...
     

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