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.


The Coming One World Religion

“And the angel said unto me, Wherefore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carrieth her, which hath the seven heads and ten horns.” Revelation 17:7

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

  • NTEB News Desk

    Still looking into that…

    • I was thrown out of the catholic church in trinidad,co yesterday for talking about the LORD OUR GOD,the catholic church has been taken over by LUCIFER AND HIS DEMONIC SPAWN…………………………….

  • Matt

    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 get that Islamists care nothing for peace overtures from Xian leaders.  To them, it’s a sign of weakness and only emboldens them.  Islamists have a singular goal; creation of a world where their kind Islam and only their kind of Islam exists, and regulates everyone’s lives.  I don’t think either mainstream Muslims nor anyone else have truly grasped this fact or accepted it.  Like the Terminator, they “absolutely will not stop” until their goals are achieved.  There is no deal-making or appealing to them that is practical or workable.  They can only be stopped by refusing to allow them to succeed.  Throwing political sops at them out of fear disguised as olive branch-extending not only won’t work but it’ll have the opposite effect.  If he is worried about the treatment of Xians in predominantly Muslim Middle Eastern lands, he just made it worse for them.

    All in all, bad idea.  Stick to Latin and Greek.

  • 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

    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. The body that is sown is perishable, it is raised imperishable; it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power; it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body. So it is written: “The first man Adam became a living being”; the last Adam, a life-giving spirit. The spiritual did not come first, but the natural, and after that the spiritual. The first man was of the dust of the earth; the second man is of heaven. As was the earthly man, so are those who are of the earth; and as is the heavenly man, so also are those who are of heaven. And just as we have borne the image of the earthly man, so shall we bear the image of the heavenly man. I declare to you, brothers and sisters, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable. Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed— in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    • 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.

  • A lot of “evangelicals” have already done that.

  • Both groups are also very into pedophiles

  • Ronald Warren Morgenthaler

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

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    Isaiah 24:6 New International Version



    Therefore a curse consumes the earth; 6 its people must bear their guilt. Therefore earth’s inhabitants are burned up, and very few are left.

  • Let’s not forget the JW’s, Mormons, NCC, WCC, many Protestants and evangelicals, and those in eastern religions. The cataclysmic events to come will bring together many strange bedfellows .

  • Ronald Warren Morgenthaler

    Sorry, please delete my previous post. My computer decided to do it’s own thing. What I meant to do was post the verse I found that renders “alah” as curse in:
    Isaiah 24:6 Therefore a curse consumes the earth; its people must bear their guilt.

  • Who in the hell pays any attention to Catholics , they are the helpers of the anti-christ . Like I said all along , put a bounty on all Muslims , they are a plague on this earth !!!!

  • This is Big next this Pope will deny the Divinity of Christ by calling him the Son of Mary just like the Muslims..Is this him telling the Muslim’s that he and Catholicism is ready for the One World Religion were he’ll take his throne to the Temple Mount and become head (maybe as a puppet) of a Chrislam religion…We know that there’s to be an evil pope could he be the one for the 12th one to come… The Antichrist and False Prophet…Fulfilling BIBLICAL Scripture…

  • I watched a video where the Four Horsemen of the Apocaylpse where the White horsemen represent’s Catholicism,being that the Pope dresses in white robes gets driven around with the Pope mobile which is white he flies to other countries in his white aeroplane,The Red horsemen represent’s Communism as in Red China and Red Russia..The Black horsemen represent Capitalism the horsemen held Balances = Trade and Commerce…..These are three Geo-Political powers that have ruled the world..Now the Fourth this is were it gets interesting is the Pale horsemen but if you look at the Greek word for pale is Chloros = Green = the color of Islam and he had been given the power of Death followed by Hell i.e Suicide Bomber straight to Hell…When Communism was that was the Enemy of Capitalism with its fall we saw the Emergence of Islam rising taking all this into account Revelation Prophecy is here we are living in the End Times maybe entering the 5th or 6th seal……Amen…..

  • [Thanks, NTEB. Saw this snippet on the net.]

    Catholicism Invented the Rapture? C’mon!

    Many web sites claim that a 16th century Jesuit Catholic priest named Francisco Ribera taught an early form of the famous evangelical “rapture” that reportedly precedes and is disconnected from the final Second Coming.
    To see the actual thrust of this claim, Google “Francisco Ribera taught a rapture 45 days before the end of Antichrist’s future reign.”
    But no one ever quotes even one sentence from Ribera’s monumental commentary on the Book of Revelation which is said to be the source of the 45-day rapture claim !!
    Claimants are challenged to produce Ribera’s own words on this matter. If they cannot, their names should be blazoned on the web as hysterical historians! (BTW, no other Catholic leader, including Jesuit priest Manuel Lacunza, has ever taught a prior rapture.)
    Curious about the real beginnings of the same mystical “fly-away” belief (a.k.a. the “pre-tribulation rapture”) that has captivated many evangelical leaders including Darby, Scofield, Lindsey, Falwell, LaHaye, and Hagee?
    Google “Pretrib Rapture Diehards,” “X-Raying Margaret,” “Edward Irving is Unnerving,” “The Unoriginal John Darby,” “The Real Manuel Lacunza,” “Roots of Warlike Christian Zionism,” “Pretrib Rapture Politics,” “America’s Pretrib Rapture Traffickers,” “Pretrib Hypocrisy” (rapture promoters are strongly anti-Catholic), and “Pretrib Rapture Dishonesty” (would you buy a used car from these pseudo-scholars?).

  • I don’t have a problem if the pope prays in Arabic. But what did he pray? What was his message? Arabic people are essentially only sinners who need Jesus to save them. Regrettably I have little faith that the Catholic church is the bedrock of salvation it claims to be. Their very delusional doctrines them to be quite self absorbed, and respectful of man rather than God.

    I pray that Jesus visit catholic “lay”men and women with dreams and visions just as He is doing with all over the muslim world! Abba in Jesuas Name I pray! John 1:12; John 15:7

  • Oh goody, I bet lots of Muslim Imams are rushing home to their temples to pray in Latin to prove that Muslims want world peace too!

  • david

    The next pope will be the last. All formal religions have been corrupted and are a deterrent to personal relationship for the birthing of our nine spiritual bodies. The first dragon to defeat is the ego. One must have the leading of the Holy spirit. It should not suprise anyone that a Nazi became pope. Beneath the Vatican is the Gorgon fallen in the flesh who hold demonic ritual sacrifice. These Gorgon also issue orders to rulers in the UN, at their meetings in the D.U.M.B. These same fallen posess the leadership of the NWDisO, like Obama, H Clinton, the black pope and many others.

  • Islam is the common religion of Arabic nations, but there are also Christians of Arabic nationality who most have to hide their faith of fear of persecutions like the hidden Chinese Christians in China. Be warned how you speak….it only reveals who you truly are. and supposed Christians are good at this.

    • Agreed. And how funny when those ppl dreamt of going to heaven when they can’t even protect their bad mouth.

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  • The beginning of the “One World Religion” has begun. Where exactly in the Bible did YHWH (God) or Yeshua HaMashiach (Jesus Christ) tell their followers to “band together with those serving other gods”?? Why is it the Catholic and apostate christian churches seems to have NO problems with this, when YHWH, Yeshua HaMashiach say, “NOT SO”??

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  • A comparative study of religions has become a must for a for all of us. We, no longer can leave religion at the mercy of religious clergy; who interprets it for his own good. We ourselves need to search and research the true message send by God for us. I think the study of any other sculpture/ religion will do us no harm and we will stand wise about the viewpoints of others as well.

  • It is no sin to speak Arabic, God understands Arabic, some Arabs are chistians. The crisis of the Roman church is this:

    “…the deeds of the Nicolaitanes” Revelation 2:6

    THAT, which Jesus hates, led to much of the RCC error we endure today.

  • Not only the ex-pope, most of the big names of Vatican knew that the key to heaven is Syahadah. Study the old testament, study the Torrah, The Barnabas and of course the Holy Quran (with open mind and open heart), then decides yourself.

    Looks can be deceiving, thus leave all the judge-mentalling outside and go beyond your normalities.

    You definitely will be on shock.

    Allahu Akbar !

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