Christmas, Nativity, CHRIST's birth in Bethlehem

What Is Truth? - What Hath The LORD Answered Thee, What Hath The LORD Spoken Unto Thee?

"Pilate therefore said unto Him, Art thou a king then?  JESUS answered, Thou sayest that I am a king, To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth.  Every one that is of the truth heareth My Voice. [!]  Pilate saith unto Him, What is truth?" John 18:37-38  

[What Is Truth? Treatise hyperlink list.]


When In Rome, do as the Monkeys do!  Bowing down to Darwin & the anti-God squad!

Don't let the Papacy make a monkey of you!

The papacy's direction regarding the Creation of this earth, of man and woman...is as fatally flawed and errant as its direction regarding all of the other principal questions addressed in the What Is Truth? chapter.

Whether the leadership is that of the blind leading the blind, i.e., hirelings herding the blind sheep, or the wicked leading the blind, i.e., wolves in sheep's clothing herding the blind sheep, that is the question; but the result is the same - for a great many disaster, ruin, destruction, death, and condemnation.


Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger) said the debate raging in some countries between creationism and evolution was an “absurdity,” saying that evolution can coexist with faith.

He said that while there is much scientific proof to support evolution, the theory could not exclude a role by God.

“They are presented as alternatives that exclude each other,” the pope said. “This clash is an absurdity because on one hand there is much scientific proof in favor of evolution, which appears as a reality that we must see and which enriches our understanding of life and being as such.”

He said evolution did not answer all the questions: “Above all it does not answer the great philosophical question, ‘Where does everything come from?’”


Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger) in his contribution to Schoepfung und Evolution (the proceedings of a seminar on creation and evolution that he conducted with his former doctoral students in September 2006), defended what is known as "theistic evolution."  So-called "theistic evolution" is the idea that God created life through evolution, and that this so-called "science" can go hand-in-hand with religion.  "Theistic evolution" is embraced by Roman Catholic, Orthodox, and (many) mainline Protestant church denominations.


In 1996, Pope John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla) as quoted in the Vatican's newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, from his address to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, stated that evolution is "more than a hypothesis."  

The context of these words:

"Today, almost half a century after publication of the encyclical, new knowledge has led to the recognition of the theory of evolution as more than a hypothesis.  It is indeed remarkable that this theory has been progressively accepted by researchers, following a series of discoveries in various fields of knowledge.  The convergence, neither sought nor fabricated, of the results of work that was conducted independently is in itself a significant argument in favor of the theory."

Evolution, he said, is “an essential subject which deeply interests the Church.”  With regard to "apparent contradictions" between science and Scripture, he said that when this happens, a “solution” must be found because “truth cannot contradict truth.”


In 1950, more than a half century ago, Pope Pius XII in the encyclical Humani generis said:

"The Teaching Authority of the Church does not forbid that, in conformity with the present state of human sciences and sacred theology, research and discussions, on the part of men experienced in both fields, take place with regard to the doctrine of evolution, insofar as it inquiries into the origin of the human body as coming from pre-existent and living matter."


(How can such errors be?, and what do these say about the institutional Roman Catholic 'Church' and popery?)


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What Is Truth? Treatise hyperlink list

Roman Catholic error & wrongs


Another Gospel!

Martin Luther & the Reformation

Marianism: Are you a Christian or a Marian; can you truly be both, or are they mutually exclusive?

Mary, 'Mother of GOD'!!!, 'Co-Redeemer'!!!

Peter, Peter....

Worshipping with Pagans, Heathens, Infidels: The Blind Leading, Following, and Flattering the Blind

Dunkin' Babies

Eternally Single 'Fathers'

Rape of children, especially "Man-boy love"!

Purga-Story

Con-fessions

Indulging Caesar, er Rome, er Papa

When in Rome, Do as the Monkeys Do?, Bow down to Darwin and the Anti-GOD squad

Papa Says, Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery With Thy Wife!  (according to John Paul II)

Holy Annulment, Vat-Man!

Holy Monopoly

Catholic Scribes, Pharisees, hypocrites...what the Lord of glory has to say of "holy Rome," and the "holy See"

Current Holy Idolatry & the Soon-coming Anti-Christ!

"Catholics Can Always Come Home"

"The Sanctity of Life," "Pro-Life," "All Life is Sacred" Doctrine, & the anti-Biblical Flaw which fatally undermines it!

Canonization, Sainthood, & the 'Miracles' required to be ascribed to the 'Sainted' ones, including 'miracles' occurring many hundreds of years or more after the death of the 'Saints'!


Catholic (Roman Catholic & Eastern Orthodox) error & wrongs


Don't be conned by Icons, 'holy' relics, & other assorted trappings, contrary to God's Word and true religion


Catholic (Roman Catholic & Eastern Orthodox) & Protestant Christian error & wrongs


"TO THE UNKNOWN GOD"

How Many Apostles Can Fit on the Head of a Pin?


Jewry, Jewish wrongs


Don't Blame Us, We Didn't Crucify Jesus, The Romans Did!

Scribes, Pharisees, hypocrites...what the Lord of glory has to say of the Jewish hierarchy


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