Merging With Islam? Pope Prays In Arabic For First Time Ever

Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday pronounced a blessing in Arabic in front of 20,000 pilgrims on St Peter's Square -- the first time the language has been used...
Pope Says Blessing In Arabic For First Time Ever
Students of bible prophecy have long suspected that in the last days before the start of the Great Tribulation, that there would be a merger of the Vatican with Islam. Looks like we are well on our way to seeing that becoming a reality.


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AFP – Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday pronounced a blessing in Arabic at his weekly audience in front of 20,000 pilgrims on St Peter’s Square — the first time the language has been used at such an event.

Pope Says Blessing In Arabic For First Time Ever

Students of bible prophecy have long suspected that in the last days before the start of the Great Tribulation, that there would be a merger of the Vatican with Islam. Looks like we are well on our way to seeing that becoming a reality.

“The pope prays for all Arabic speakers. May God bless you all!” the pope said in Arabic at the audience, after a bishop read out an Arabic translation of the pope’s comments praising the results of the Second Vatican Council.

The landmark Council, which began 50 years ago this week, is a “compass” for the Catholic Church “in the middle of the storms”, the pope said.

As a young reformer, the then Joseph Ratzinger took part in the Council, better known as Vatican II, which revolutionised Catholic rituals.

The Council brought together 2,250 bishops and lasted from 1962 until 1965.

The pope has always defended the 15 “constitutions” adopted by the Council despite complaints from traditionalists in the Church over several reforms.

Benedict will celebrate mass on St Peter’s Square on Thursday to launch a “Year of Faith” on the exact anniversary of the start of Vatican II. source – France 24


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October 10, 2012 6:33 pm

Did the pope say “Allah”? I think this is a VERY important point.

October 10, 2012 6:55 pm

Way to win friends and influence people, Papa Ratzi.  Did he even think the prayer through:  “All Arabic speakers”, including any Taliban who might be out there?  Does he think this act will win hearts/minds of Muslims/Arabs?  My guess is no, it’ll have 0 effect on them.  It may in fact give them more reason to not like him or what he represents (has he forgotten the Crusades?  The Arabs haven’t, and like everyone else, they pay attention only to what evil was done to them, much less so the evil they did to others).  And, they can spot a political sop as well as anyone else.

Now will praying in Arabic do anything to endear him to Europeans?  No.  Not even Arab-speaking ones.  And as for Europeans speaking European languages, esp. Italians, this will only piss them off.  Now on to Americans– remember 9/11, your Holiness?  Americans do.  And like it or not, Arabic is heavily associated with the 9/11 terrorists whose one remarkable trait (aside from being sociopaths and Islamists) was that they spoke Arabic.

He just doesn’t seem to get how such an act will be interpreted.  He thinks it shows the extension of an olive branch.  He doesn’t… Read more »

October 10, 2012 8:31 pm

Perhaps, we have been understanding the prophecy, and it is the next to last Pope that messes up, and the last Pope, Peter, that fights a losing battle to regain Catholicism.
The Pope would have to use the term ‘Allah,’ or the Muslims would be rioting around the world by now.
Here we stand at Tribulation door,
Wondering if there still be more,
World is rotten, shore to shore,
Salvation is the Rapture core.
‘Snatch-away,’ Lord, Jesus.

Ronald Warren Morgenthaler
October 10, 2012 8:35 pm

His speaking in Arabic is irrelavant, what he said would be relavant . By the way, not all of us believe in a pre-tribulation rapture. I believe we are already in the tribulation and our resurrection occures at the end .

1 Corinthians 15:35-52. But someone will ask, “How are the dead raised? With what kind of body will they come?” How foolish! What you sow does not come to life unless it dies. When you sow, you do not plant the body that will be, but just a seed, perhaps of wheat or of something else. But God gives it a body as he has determined, and to each kind of seed he gives its own body. Not all flesh is the same: People have one kind of flesh, animals have another, birds another and fish another. There are also heavenly bodies and there are earthly bodies; but the splendor of the heavenly bodies is one kind, and the splendor of the earthly bodies is another. The sun has one kind of splendor, the moon another and the stars another; and star differs from star in splendor. So will it be with the resurrection of the dead.… Read more »

October 10, 2012 8:45 pm

True Christians know that Catholics are lost. We don’t pay much mind to the Pope. We pray for our R.C. brethren, and share the Good News whenever we can. Matt has it right: this Pope has only shown weakness in the eyes of the Arab world. He has pandered to them, tried to win favour, like a dog with his tail between his legs. They will look upon this with scorn and derision. His motives may have been pure; their’s are not. The radical Muslims’ plans include taking over the world, by violence, by sheer numbers, by any means possible. This sign of weakness will just serve to encourage them.

October 10, 2012 8:49 pm

It’s true that speaking in Arabic is more irrelevant that what he actually said, but what was the point? Was that a mostly Arab crowd? I don’t know enough but if it was at St. Peter’s square then I doubt it, should have been mostly Italians right? So what’s the point of speaking in Arabic?

From what I know Allah means cursing in Hebrew too for what that’s worth.

March 15, 2013 11:05 am

No, in Hebrew they mentioned Ello-him (referring to Allah The Almighty) as well as Mohammed-im (referring to Muhammad PBUH).

Changes in your faith, goes beyond any logic thinking. Please read more, and you’ll come to it sooner or later.

October 10, 2012 9:32 pm

A lot of “evangelicals” have already done that.

October 10, 2012 9:33 pm

Both groups are also very into pedophiles

Ronald Warren Morgenthaler
October 10, 2012 9:37 pm

You are right. Alla is curse in Hebrew. Isaiah ional Version (NIV)

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