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Pope Francis Comforts Grieving Boy By Telling Him His Atheist Father Is ‘Surely In Heaven’ Because He Was A ‘Good Man’

According to The National Catholic Reporter, Pope Francis told the crowd that Emanuele's father, who had recently passed away, was a 'good man' but hadn't believed in God. And he reassured the heartbroken boy that his late father was in heaven because God is 'surely proud of him'.  The touching moment took place when Emanuele broke down while crying.
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Watch as the Pope comforts a grieving boy who feared his atheist father isn’t in heaven – and tells him that God is ‘surely proud’ of his dad, and that God wouldn’t leave a ‘good man’ out of Heaven’

“For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.” Ephesians 2:8,9 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Over the years we’ve brought you stories about some of the spiritually horrific acts committed by various popes, past and present, not limited to and including Pope Francis warning people against have a ‘personal relationship’ with Jesus Christ. But this story, in my opinion, is far and away the worst one because not only did the pope lie about the very clear Bible teaching on salvation, he also gave this young boy and all the others presents a false hope on how people get to Heaven. Unsaved people do not and cannot go to Heaven because Heaven is only for believers redeemed by the shed blood of Jesus Christ. People do not go to Heaven because they are ‘good’, and they don’t go to Hell because they were ‘bad’. Heaven is for saved people and Hell is for the unsaved. That’s what the Bible teaches. It is for reasons exactly like this that we continue to believe and teach that the Roman Catholic Church is not only not the church that Jesus started, it is not even Christian by any Biblical standard.

“But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.” Hebrews 11:6 (KJV)

This is the touching moment Pope Francis comforted a grieving boy who was worried his father didn’t go to heaven as he was an atheist. The boy, known only as Emanuele, broke down in tears as he approached the microphone to take part in a Q&A session with the pontiff who visited the St. Paul of the Cross parish on the outskirts of Rome on Sunday.

According to The National Catholic Reporter, Pope Francis told the crowd that Emanuele’s father, who had recently passed away, was a ‘good man’ but hadn’t believed in God.

And he reassured the heartbroken boy that his late father was in heaven because God is ‘surely proud of him’.  The touching moment took place when Emanuele broke down while crying. Unable to get his words out, the Pope beckoned him to come forward and whisper the question and they pair had a private chat and shared a hug.

With Emanuele’s permission, the Pope told the crowd that the boy had shown ‘courage’ to cry in front of everyone.

‘If that man was able to make his children like that, then it’s true, he was a good man.

“That man did not have the gift of faith, he wasn’t a believer, but he had his children baptized. He had a good heart,” Francis said.

He explained that God makes the decision on who is welcomed into heaven and said that he has ‘a dad’s heart’.

Describing Emanuele’s father, he said: ‘Do you think God would be able to leave him far from himself? Does God abandon his children when they are good?

The children in the crowd shouted back: ‘No.’ ‘There, Emanuele, that is the answer,’ the pope told Emanuele. ‘God surely was proud of your father.’ source

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