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ግብጽ | “መሀመድን ከኢየሱስ ጋር አመሳስለሃል” ብለው በመቆጣት ሙስሊሞች የክርስቲያኖችን መንደር አጠቁ

Posted by addisethiopia on July 12, 2018

ከትናንትና ወዲያ በሚኒያ አውራጃ በሺህ የሚቆጠሩ ሙስሊሞች ተጠራርተው የኮፕት ወገኖቻችን ቤተክርስቲያን፣ ቤቶችና ሱቆች “እናንት ኩፋር የመስቀል አምላኪዎች፡ ከነቀሳውስታችሁ ከዚህ ከተማ ገና እናባርራችኋለን፤ አላህ ዋክበር!እያሉ በማውደም ላይ ናቸው። ለዚህ ጥቃታቸው የሰጡት ምክኒያት፦ “በፌስቡክ ላይ መሀመድን ከኢየሱስ ጋር በማመሳሰልህ የነብያችንን ክብር ነክተሃል፣ እስልምናን አንቋሽሸሃል” የሚል ነው።

በሚኒያ አውራጃ የምትገኘው ሜንባል ከተማ እስከ 45ሺህ ነዋሪዎች ሲኖሯት፡ 30% የሚሆኑት ኮፕት ወገኖቻችን ናቸው።

ጥቃቱ አሁንም ቀጥሏል፤ ኮፕቶች ከቤታቸው መውጣት ፈርተዋል፣ የፖሊስ ጥበቃ ቢደረግላቸውም ሙስሊም ጎረቤቶቻቸው “እንገላችኋለን” እያሏቸው ነው፣ ክርስቲያን ህፃናት በመጮህ ላይ ናቸው። ጥቃቱን የሚፈጽሙት እነማን እንደሆኑ ቢታወቅም እስካሁን ለመታሠር የበቃ ሙስሊም የለም።

በሊቢያ ሰማዕት ለመሆን ከበቁት 21 ኮፕቶች መካከል አንዱ ከዚህ ሠፈር ነበር።

መቼ ይሆን ከክርስቲያን ወገኖቻችን ጋር ለመተባበር ሚሊዬን ኢትዮጵያውያን መስቀል አደባባይ የሚወጡት?


Egypt: Copts Attacked After Facebook Post Showing ‘Contempt of Islam


An attack by a Muslim mob on Copts in a village in the Egyptian governorate of Minya on Monday (9 July) has left the Coptic community holed up in their houses, while security forces patrol the streets.

A local source told World Watch Monitor the situation is still very tense in the village of Menbal, 225km south of Cairo, which was also home to Gaber Mounir Adly, one of the 21 men beheaded by Islamic State in Libya in 2015.

Monday’s attack took place after Muslim villagers in Menbal, which has a population of 45,000, 30% of whom are Copts, accused a Coptic Christian of publishing a post on his Facebook page that insulted Islam, said the source, who did not wish to be named. In his post, published last Thursday (5 July), the 35-year-old Abdo Adel had compared Islam’s prophet, Muhammad, with Jesus.

The Muslim villagers filed a complaint with the police in the nearby city of Matay. Adel was arrested the following day (Friday 6 July) on charges of insulting Muhammad and contempt of Islam. He was put in custody pending further investigation.

On the day of his arrest, a group of young Muslim men tried to attack his house and had to be dispersed by police who were guarding the Copt’s home, according to the source.

We will displace you

Three days later, on Monday evening, the police were called in at 11.30pm because a mob was attacking Copts and their properties in the village.

The Muslim extremists in our village and the nearby villages incited the Muslim villagers against us …. They began pelting the Coptic-owned houses with stones and bricks, while shouting ‘Allahu akbar’ [Allah is the greatest] and chanting slogans against Copts, such as ‘We will displace you and the priest from our village, oh kaffir [infidels], oh the worshipers of the cross, oh defiled people’,” Girgis Shawky, a 32-year-old resident told World Watch Monitor.

Windows were smashed and some of the Copts sustained minor injuries. The attackers also attempted to break into the St. Tadros Church and the house of the priest, Fr. Makarious El-Kommas Antoun, but security personnel who were guarding the properties stopped them by firing in the air, he said.

However the police were unable to disperse the crowd. Only at about 1am on Tuesday morning (10 July), when regional security forces arrived, was order restored, although none of the attackers were arrested, said Shawky.

He added that “security forces have cordoned off the houses owned by Christians and the church”, while a curfew has been imposed from 8pm until 8am.

A state of panic

We lived very terrible moments while the mob were attacking our homes. Our children were screaming,” said Hany Adly, a Copt who owns an electrical-supplies shop in the village.

All of us [Copts] have stayed in our homes. We are afraid to get out to the village streets. There is a state of panic and fear among all of us here. I cannot open my shop. Despite the presence of security forces in the village, we are still receiving threats from our Muslim neighbours. They say they will take revenge on all of us as soon as the security forces leave the village. We are afraid that they will attack us this Friday after their noon prayers.”

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የኃይሌ ገ. “ሳይካትሪስት” አባ ግርማን ደገፉ | “እርኩሳን መናፍሥት በሰው ዘር ላይ ዘምተዋል ፣ አጋንንት ሰዎችን በርግጥ እየለከፉ ነው!”፡ በማለት፡ ታዋቂው “ሳይካትሪስት” ያስጠነቅቃሉ

Posted by addisethiopia on June 15, 2018

የ ፕሪንስተን እና ዬል ዩርኒቨርስቲዎች ምሩቅ የሆኑት ታዋቂ አሜሪካዊ የስነልቦና ሊቅ፡ ዶ/ር ሪቻርድ ጋልጋር ዛሬ በዓለም ላይ እየጨመረ የመጣ የአጋንንት ወረርሽኝ መኖሩን ያምናሉ፦

አብዛኛዎቹ ሰዎች በአሁን ጊዜ በዕለት ተዕለት ኑሯቸው የዚህ አስፈሪ ሁኔታ ጨለማ እውነታ መገንዘብ ጀምረዋል።”

ይላሉ ባለሙያው።

/ር ሪቻርድ ጋልጋር እንደሚሉት ዋና በሆነው የሕክምና ሳይን ዓለም እርስ በርስ የሚጋጩ አስተያየቶች ቢኖሩም፣ የአጋንንታዊ ይዞታ እውን እውነተኛ ነው፤ እርኩሳን መናፍሥት በሰው ዘር ላይ ዘምተዋል።

25 ዓመታት ያህል በኒው ዮርክ ሆስፒታል ኮሌጅ እና በኮሎምቢያ ዩኒቨርሲቲ ውስጥ የሁለቱን የማስተማሪያ ቦታዎች፡ እንደ አንድ የግል ስነአእምሮ ሐኪም የልምድ ልውውጥ የሚያካሂዱት ዶ/ር ጋልጋር ሰብዓዊ እና ሰብዓዊ ልሆኑ ወይም አጋንንታዊ ባህሪ የያዙ ሁኔታዎችን የማጥናት እድሉ ነበራቸው።

አጋንንትን ለማስወጣት ከክርስቲያኖች በኩል የሚደረገው ሥራ አስፈላጊና ህጋዊም መሆኑን/ ር ጋልጋር አረጋግጠዋል።

/ር ጋልጋር፡ ኃይሌ ገ. በተነፈስ ማግስት፡ ቴሌግራፍ (እንግሊዝ) ከሚባለው ጋዜጣ ጋር ባደረጉት ቃለ ምልልስ ላይ

አጋንንት፡ በጣም በጣም ብልጥ ናቸው ፣ የወደቁት መልአክ ደረጃ ያህል ብልጥ ናቸው፤ ከሰዎች እጅግ የላቀ ብልጠት ስላላቸውም የሰው ልጅን እንዴት ማታለል እንደሚችሉ በደንብ አድረገው ውቁበታል። የገቡባቸውን ወይም የያዟቸውን ሰዎች ተቆጣጥረው ይጠቀሙባቸዋል። ስለዚህም ያዘጋጁትን ሠራዊት በሌሎች ሰዎች እና ህይወት ላይ በማሰማራት የጭካኔ ድርጊቶችን እና ሌሎች ጉዳቶችን እንዲፈጽሙ ያደርጓቸዋል።”

በማለት የመምህር ግርማን ድንቅ ትምህርትና ተግባር ሙሉ በሙሉ አጽድቀዋል።

/ር ጋልጋር በሚያዝያ ወር ላይ እንዲህ ሲሉ ተናግረው ነበር: –

ዲያብሎስን እንደ ተረት፣ ውክልና፣ ምስል፣ ዘይቤ ወይም ሐሳብ እንደሆነ አድርገን ማሰብ የለብንም፤ ስህተት ነው፤ ይህ ስህተት ይህ ስህተት፡ መከላከያ ጋሻችንን እንድንተው፣ ግድየለሽ እና የበለጠ ተጋላጭ እንድንሆን ያደርገናል። ሕይወታችን የክፉ አለቃበሆነው በዲያብሎስ ላይ የማያቋርጥ ትግል የምናደርግበት ነው።

/ር ጋልጋር በአጋንንት ስለመያዝ የሚናገሩ ብቸኛው የአሜሪካ ሳይካትሪስት አይደሉም – በዚህ ጉዳይ ላይ ምርምር የሚያካሂዱ ብዙ የስነ ልቦና ተመራማሪዎች፡ ወይም፡ እንደ ኃይሌ ገ. “ሳይካትሪስቶች” አሉ። እንደ ዶ/ር ጋልጋር ደፍረው ለመናገር ፈቃደኝነቱን ባያሳዩም።


Demons Really Are Possessing People, Warns Psychiatrist, As Pure Evil Sweeps Over Humanity


An Ivy League-educated psychiatrist is convinced that there’s a growing epidemic of demonic possession in the world today, and that most everyday people now recognize the dark reality of this scary situation.

Dr. Richard Gallagher, who boasts degrees from both Princeton University and Yale University, says that, despite conflicting opinions within mainstream medical science, demonic possession is both real and rampant.

With 25 years of experience under his belt as a private psychiatrist that compliments his two teaching positions at both New York Medical College and Columbia University, Dr. Gallagher believes he holds a unique vantage point in discerning between human and non-human, or satanic, behavior.

He’s also a highly sought-after professional of such things in cases where a determination is being made about the possible need for an exorcism. Having evaluated hundreds of cases of possible demonic possession towards this end, Dr. Gallagher is certain that the phenomenon is legitimate and pressing.

He insinuated to The Telegraph (United Kingdom) during a recent interview that demons know full well how to trick human beings because they possess far more advanced cognitive faculties. They routinely use these mental “smarts” to control the humans they possess, causing many of them to commit atrocities and other evils against other people and lifeforms.

They’re very, very smart,” Dr. Gallagher is quoted as saying about the beings that occupy the demonic realm. “The intelligence level of a fallen angel, which is what I call them, is far superior to human beings.”

In April, he wrote: “Hence, we should not think of the Devil as a myth, a representation, a symbol, a figure of speech or an idea. This mistake would lead us to let down our guard, to grow careless and end up more vulnerable.” He observed that life can be “a constant struggle against the devil, the prince of evil”

He is not the only American psychiatrist who evaluates for possession – there are many others who consult on discernment. But Dr Gallagher is one of the few who is willing to talk about it. He has also written a forthcoming book on the subject, being published by Harper Collins, called Demonic Foes, A Psychiatrist Investigates Demonic Possession in the Modern United States.

There are many other psychiatrists and mental health care professionals who do what I do – perhaps not to the scope that I do – who seem hesitant to speak out,” he explained. “That’s what gives my work some singularity. That I have had so much experience and that I am willing to speak out. I feel an obligation to speak out. I think that I should.”

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ታላቅ የእጅ ጽሑፍ ግኝት | በ፰ኛው መቶ ክፍለዘመን መሀመዳውያኑ የኮፕቶችን መጽሐፍ ቅዱስ ደልዘው ቁርአንን ጽፈውበታል

Posted by addisethiopia on April 27, 2018

ፈረንሳዊው ምሁር ዶክተር ኤሎነር ዋልድ ይህን ግኝት አሁን በይፋ አሳውቀዋል። ይህ በብራና ላይ የተጻፈ ዘጠኝ የእጅ ጽሑፍ ቁርጥራጮች ስብስብ በትናንትናው ዕለት በለንደን የጨረታ ሽያጭ ማዕከል በሆነው  ክሪስቲበጨረታ ቀርቦ ነበር

ዝርዝሩ ከክርስቶስ ልደት በኋላ በስምንተኛው፡ መቶ ክፍለ ዘመን በክርስቲያኖች ጽሑፍ ላይ ተደለዞ የተጻፈበት የቁርአን ቅጂዎች ቁርጥራጮችንም ያካተተ ነው።

በግብፅ የኮፕቲክ ማኅበረሰብ በስምንተኛው ክፍለ ዘመን ላይ አርብ ሙስሊሞች በተወረሩ ጊዜ ክርስቲያናዊ መጻሕፍታቸውን ሁሉ ተነጥቀው ነበር።

በዚህ የእጅ ጽሑፍ በኮፕትኛ ቋንቋ ተጽፎ የነበረው መጽሐፍ ቅዱሳዊ ጽሑፍ ተደልዞ በላዩ ላይ የቁርአንን ጽሁፍ በአረብኛ አስፍርውበት ይነበባል።

8ኛው መቶ ክፍለዘመን እስልምና ወደ ግብጽ በወረራ ገብቶ የኮፕት ህዝቦችን ሲያስር ክርስቲያን ኮፕቶች በሙስሊሞች ፊት የራሳቸውን የኮፕቲክ ቋንቋ መናገር እንኳን ተከልክለው ነበር፤ በኮፕትኛ የተናገሩ ምላሶቻቸው ተቆረጠው ይወጡባቸው ነበር። በዚህ መልክ ቁንቋቸውን ሙሉ በሙሉ አጥፍተውባቸዋል፤ በኮፕት ቋንቋ ፈንታ አረብኛን ተክተውባቸዋል።

የመጽሐፍ ቅዱስ ጽሑፍን በድፍረት መደለዛቸው ክርስትናን ለመዋጋትና ለማጥፋት የመጡ መሆናቸውን ብሎም መሀመድ ሀሰተኛ ነብይ መሆኑን ነው የሚያረጋግጠው።

በተጨማሪም መሀመዳውያኑ በበላይነት የእብደት ስሜት መጠመዳቸውን፣ ለክርስቲያኖች አምላክ እንዲሁም ለመጽሐፍ ቅዱስ ያላቸውን ድፍረት፣ ንቀትና ጥላቻ፤ ባጠቃላይ ዲያብሎሳዊ እብሪተኛነታቸውን ነው የሚያሳየን።

በቁርአን ጽሁፍ የተደለዘው የመጽሐፍ ቅዱስ ክፍለ ጽሑፍ ይህ ነው፦

[ኦሪት ዘዳግም ምዕራፍ ፲፰]

፲፬ የምትወርሳቸው እነዚህ አሕዛብ ሞራ ገላጮችንና ምዋርተኞችን ያዳምጣሉ፤ አንተ ግን እንዲሁ ታደርግ ዘንድ አምላክህ እግዚአብሔር ከልክሎሃል።

፲፭፤፲፮ አምላክህን እግዚአብሔርን በኮሬብ ስብሰባ ተደርጎ በነበረበት ቀን። እንዳልሞት የአምላኬን የእግዚአብሔርን ድምፅ ደግሞ አልስማ፥ ይህችን ታላቅ እሳት ደግሞ አልይ ብለህ እንደ ለመንኸው ሁሉ፥ አምላክህ እግዚአብሔር ከአንተ መካከል ከወንድሞችህ እንደ እኔ ያለ ነቢይ ያስነሣልሃል፤ እርሱንም ታደምጣለህ።

፲፯ እግዚአብሔርም አለኝ። የተናገሩት መልካም ነው፤

፲፰ ከወንድሞቻቸው መካከል እንደ አንተ ያለ ነቢይ አስነሣላቸዋለሁ፤ ቃሌንም በአፉ አደርጋለሁ፥ ያዘዝሁትንም ቃል ሁሉ ይነግራቸዋል፤

፲፱ በስሜም የሚናገረውን ቃሌን የማይሰማውን ሰው እኔ እበቀልለታለሁ።

ነገር ግን ይናገር ዘንድ ያላዘዝሁትን በስሜ በድፍረት የሚናገር ወይም በሌላ አማልክት ስም የሚናገር ነቢይ፥ እርሱ ይገደል።

፳፩ በልብህም። እግዚአብሔር ያልተናገውን ቃል እናውቅ ዘንድ እንዴት ይቻለናል? ብትል፥

፳፪ ነቢዩ በእግዚአብሔር ስም በተናገረ ጊዜ የተናገረው ነገር ባይሆን ባይመጣም፥ ያ ነገር እግዚአብሔር ያልተናገረው ነው፤ ነቢዩ በድፍረቱ ተናግሮታል እርሱን አትፍራው።

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የጥፋት ርኩሰት | ኢሉሚናቲው ጳጳስ ፍራንቸስኮ ‘ሲዖል የለም!’ አሉ

Posted by addisethiopia on March 30, 2018

አቤት ቅሌት!

ኢሉሚናቲው ጳጳ ፍራንቸስኮ እንዳሉት ከሆነ “ንስሐ የማይገቡ ኃጢአተኞች ከሞት በኋላ አይቀጡም ይልቁንም ነፍሳቸው ጨርሳ ትጠፋለች እንጂ”።

አንድ አማኝ ፈላስፋ ጋር ባደረጉት ቃለ መጠይቅ “የኃጢአተኞች ነፍስ ከሞቱ በኋላ ምን ይሆናል?” ለሚለው ጥያቄ መልስ ሲሰጡ ነበር ይህን ቅሌታማ ነገር የተናገሩት።

ይህ አባባላቸው በዓለም ዙሪያ በሚሊዮኖች የሚቆጠሩ ካቶሊኮችን አስቆጥቷል

በሁኔታው የተደናገጠቸው ቫቲካን በሪፖርቱ ውስጥ የተጠቀሱት ጥቅሶች አጠያያቂ እንደሆኑ በማስተባበል ላይ ትገኛለች።

ተጨማሪ ለማንበብ

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፶ሺህ የዘንዶ መቅበሪያ ‘ቸርቾችን’ ለመሥራት ሲሉ ፡ ሃገረ እግዚአብሔር ኢትዮጵያን፡ ክርስቲያኖች በዓለም በጣም የሚበደሉባት 6ኛዋ ሃገር ነች አሉ

Posted by addisethiopia on February 26, 2018

ሜሪላንድ ጋይርዶር ብሔራዊ ምርምር እና ስብሰባ ማእከል ፕሬዝደንት ትራምፕ መርቀው በከፈቱበት ዓመታዊው የአሜሪካ “ሲፓክ” Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) / ወግ አጥባቂ ፖለቲካ ተግባር ስብሰባ ላይ ነበር ትናንትና ይህን ተካፋዮቹ የተናገሩ

ቀደም ሲል ክርስቲያኖች “በይበልጥ የሚበደሉባቸው አገሮችን” የሚመለከተው ስምዝርዝር የወጣው በግራክንፈኛው ግብዝ የፕሮቴስታንት „OPEN DOORS / ክፍት በሮች” ድርጅት ነው።

ይህ ድርጅት የክርስቲያኖች ጠበቃ ነኝ በማለት፤ ሁሌ በአንደኛ ደረጃ የሚያስቀምጠው ሰሜን ኮርያ ነው። ይህም በመላው ዓለም 95% ክርስቲያን በዳዮች የሆኑት የእስላም አገሮች ስለሆኑ ሰሜን ኮርያን አንደኛ በማድረግ የሙስሊሞችን ጭካኔ ለመሸፈን የተፈጠረ ተንኮል ነው።

ምክንያቱም፤ ሰሜን ኮርያ፦

1. የክርስቲያኖች አገር አይደለችም።

2. በሰሜን ኮርያ ተበደሉ የሚባሉት ቁጥራቸው በጣም ጥቂት የሆነ ፕሮቴስታንቶቹ ናቸው።

3. እነዚህ ፕሮቴስታንቶች ቢከፋ ቢከፋ ወደ እስር ቤት ይገባሉ እንጅ፡ በሙስሊሞች አገር እንደሚታየው ለግድያ አልተጋለጡም።

እና ነው።

ይህ ድርጅት ኤርትራን 6ኛ ኢትዮጵያን ደግሞ 29ኛ አድርጓቸዋል። በዚህም፡ ከሳዑዲ አረቢያ፣ ግብጽ፣ ቱርክና ሶርያ ይበልጥ ክርስቲያኖች በኤርትራና ኢትዮጵያ ይበደላሉ ማለቱ ነው። እስኪ እናስብ!

ሲፓክ (CPAC) (ቀኝ ክንፍ) ድግሞ ለፓነሉ በቀረበለት ጽሑፋዊ መረጃ ለክርስቲያኖች አስከፊ የሆኑት 10 አገሮች ስም ዝርዝር የሚከተለው ነው፦

1. ሰሜን ኮርያ

2. አፍጋኒስታን

3. ሶማሊያ

4. ሱዳን

5. ፓኪስታን

6. ኢትዮጵያ

7. ኢራቅ

8. የመን

9. ኢራን

10. ህንድ

OPEN DOORS እንዳቀረበው ሳይሆን፡ በራሱ ፈቀድ በኤርትራ ቦታ ኢትዮጵያን 6 አድርጓታል። ይህም በስህተት ወይም ከጥንቃቄ ጉድለት የተነሳ አይደለም፤ ሆን ተብሎ በኢትዮጵያ ኦርቶዶክስ ተዋሕዶ ቤተክርስትያን ላይ ያነጣጠረ ዲያብሎሳዊ ሤራ ነው።

ስብሰባው ላይ የሚታዩት ፕሮቴስታንቶች (ባፕቲስቶች፣ ኤፒስኮፓሎች ወዘተ) ናቸው። እነዚህ አስመሳይ “ክርስቲያኖች” የጥንታውያኑ የመካከለኛው ክርስቲያኖች ተቆርቋሪዎች አይደሉም። ጥንታውያኑ ክርስቲያን ወንድሞቻችን እና እህቶቻችን በግብጽ፣ ሶርያና ኢራቅ ጭፍጨፋ ሲካሄድባቸው ትንፍሽ አላሉም ነበር። እንዲያውም የጭፍጨፋው ተባባሪዎች ናቸው። አሁን እልቂቱ ከተፈጸመ በኋላ ተቆርቆሪ ሆነው መቅረባቸው ግብዝነት ነው።

አገራችንንም እዚህ ሰንጠረዥ ውስጥ ያስገቧት፣ ስሟን አጥፍተውና መንግስትን፡ እንደለመዱት “የሃይማኖት ነፃነት” ፣ “ሰብዓዊ መብት” ቅብርጥሴ እያሉ፡ በማስገደድ የአለሟቸውን 50ሺህ ፕሮቴስታንት ቸርቾች የተዋሕዶ ዓብያተ ክርስትያናት አጠገብ ለመገንባት በማቀድ ነው። ለዚህም ነው ሰርጎ ገቦችን እያዘጋጁ በተቻለ መጠን ስልጣኑን ፕሮቴስታንቶች ወይም እስላሞች እንዲይዙት የሚመኙት/ የሚያደርጉት። እንደነ አቶ አባዱላ (አብደላ) እና አቶ ደመቀ መኮንን የመሳሰሉትን።

እነዚህ ክርስቲያን ነን የሚሉ ድርጅቶች የተቀበሉትን ቃልኪዳን በመተው በ 500 ዓመታት ውስጥ በአውሮፓና አሜሪካ ክርስትናን ሙሉ ለሙሉ ለማጥፋት የበቁ ድርጅቶች ናቸው። ታዲያ አሁን ከእኛ ጋር አብረው ወይም ከእኛ እርዳታ ጠይቀው ነፍሳቸውን ለማዳን እንደመሞከር፣ እንዲያውም ያልተነካውን ድንግል ነፍስ አድኖ ለመብላት ወደ እናት ኢትዮጵያ ይጎርፋሉ።

ታዲያ ይህ የአውሬዉ ዘንዶ መንፈስ አይደለምን?!

ግራኞቹም ቀኞቹም አታላዮች ናቸው

[መጽሐፈ ምሳሌ ምዕራፍ ፬ ፳፯]

ወደ ቀኝም ወደ ግራም አትበል፤ እግርህንም ከክፉ መልስ።

[መጽሐፈ ምሳሌ ምዕራፍ ፩፲፭]

ልጄ ሆይ፥ ከእነርሱ ጋር በመንገድ አትሂድ፥ ከጎዳናቸውም እግርህን ፈቀቅ አድርግ

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Posted by addisethiopia on February 2, 2018

ይህ እጅግ በጣም ትልቅ ግኝት ነው፤ እልልል! እንበል ወገኖች፤ በጥምቀት ማግስት ይህን መሰል ዜና!!!

በባይዛንታይን ዘመን የተሠሩ መጠመቂያ ገንዳዎች እና ፏፏቴ በእስራኤል ውስጥ ተገኝተዋል

ሚስጥራዊ አርኪኦሎጂስቶች የ 1,500 አመት እድሜ ያላቸው የውኃ ማጠራቀሚያዎች እና በጥንታዊው የክርስትና ቦታ ምስሎች ያጌጡ ድንቅየፏፏቴ ኮረብታዎች አግኝተዋል።

በኢየሩሳሌም የሚገኙ አርኪኦሎጂስቶች የክርስትና እምነት እጅግ ታዋቂ ከሆኑት ባሕረ ጥምቀቶች መካከል አንዱ የሆነውን የ 1,500 ዓመታት የውኃ ገንዳ እና የፏፏቴ ውኃ አግኝተዋል

የውኃ ማጠራቀሚያው በአዲስ ኪዳን ውስጥ የተገለጸ ቁልፍ ታሪክ ሆኖ ያገለግል የነበረ ሲሆን ሐዋርያው ፊሊፖስ ኢትዮጵያዊን ጃንደረባ/ በጅሮንድን ያጠመቀበት ገንዳ ነው።

ቦራውና ቅርጻ ቅርጾ የሚገኙት በኢየሩሳሌም ኢንያን ሐና አውራጃ ነው፣ ይህም በይሁዳ ኮረብታዎች ሁለተኛውን ደረጃ የያዘ ነው።

ኢንያን ሐና አካባቢ በአይሁድ ባህል አቅራቢያ በአይሁድ መሐንዲሶች ተገኝተዋል.

ውሃው ገንዳ ለመስኖ ለእጥበት ለመሬት ገጽታ ወይም ምናልባትም ጥምቀት ሥነ ሥርዓቶች ያገለግል ነበር።

አርኪኦሎጂስቶች በ 2012 . እስከ 2016 . ድረስ ቦታውን በቁፋሮ ያገኙት ሲሆን፤ ግን በዚህ ሳምንት መጀመሪያ ላይ ላይ ነው ለሕዝብ ይፋ ሊሆን የበቃው።

አዳዲሶቹ ገንዳዎች ከክርስቶስ ልደት በኋላ ከ4ኛው እስከ 6ኛው ክፍለ ዘመን ባሉት ጊዚያት የተገነቡ ናቸው።

ይህ በባይዛንታይን ዘመን የተገነባው ገንዳ በተለያዩ ምስሎች ሸበረቀ ድንቅፏፏቴ ወደ ማጠራቀሚያ ጣቢያዎች ይጓታል::

የውኃ ማጠራቀሚያ በኢየሩሳሌም ውስጥ ውስጥ የመጀመሪያው እንደሆነ የሳይንስ ሊቃውን ይናገራሉ

ሳይንቲስቶቹ እንደገለጹት, ይህ ገንዳ 3000 ዓመታት በፊት፣ በመጀመሪያው የቤተ መቅደ ዘመን የተገነባ የንጉሳዊ ቤተሰብ ንብረት ሊሆን እንደሚችል ይገምታሉ።

ሳይንቲስቶች እንደገለጹት ኢንያን ሐና በሚገኘው ፏፏቴ ውስጥ የኒምፍ ምስሎች የተቀረጹ ሲሆን በኢየሩሳሌም ውስጥ የመጀመሪያው ዓይነትመሆኑ ነው።

የእስራኤላውያን ቅርሶች ባለሥልጣን በኢንያን ሐና አካባቢ በይሁዳ ቅጥር ግቢ ውስጥ አንድ ምንጭ እና ጥንታዊ ኩሬዎችን አግኝቷል ከኢየሩሳሌም ብዙ የማይርቀው የረፋይም ሸለቆ ብሔራዊ ፓርክ አካል ነው

በቦታው ላይ የተገኘ የ 2,400 ዓመታት እድሜ ያለው ዓምድ ግቢው የንጉሣዊ ንብረት እንደነበር ያመለክታል

ገንዳው በአንድ ወቅት ሰፊ በነበረው ግቢ ውስጥ የነበረውን አንድ ቤተ ክርስቲያን እንደ ጥምቀተ ባሕር ያገለግል ነበር።

ባለሙያዎቹ ቦታውን እንደገና ወደ ቀድሞ ሁኔታው እንዲመለሱ ለማድረግ በመቻላቸው ፏፏቴው በሥራ ላይ ነው

ገንዳው ወይም ጥምቀተ ባሕሩ በጣም አስገራሚ የሆነ ግኝት ሊሆን እንደሚችል ተገልጿል።

ኢንያን ሐና ቅዱስ ፊሊፖስ ኢትዮጵያዊ ጃንደረባ/ በጅሮንድን ያጠመቀበት ቦታ ነው ተብሎ በሰፊው ይታመናልይህም የኢትዮጵያን ቤተ ክርስቲያን ጅማሬ ያመለክታል

ኢትዮጵያዊው ጃንደረባ/ በጅሮንድ መጠመቂያ ገንዳ መሆኑ ከተረጋገጠ ይህ ቦታ ክርስትናን በማሰራጨቱ ረገድ ዘንድ ቁልፍ ሚና ከተጫወቱት ድርጊቶች መካከል አንዱ ይሆናል

የኢየሩሳሌም አውራጃ አርኪዎሎጂ ባለሞያ የሆኑት ዩቫርስ ባሮክ እንደገለጹት የተገኙበትን ቦታ ለይቶ ማወቅ በርካታ ትውልዶችን መስዋዕት የጠየቀና፡ በክርስቲያናዊ ሥነ ጥበብ በኩልም የተለመደ ነገር ለመሆን መብቃቱንም ተናግረዋል ።

ከኩሬው እና ከፏፏቴው በተጨማሪ የሳይንስ ሊቃውንት በቦታው ላይ የተለያዩ እንቁራሪቶችን አግኝተዋል የሸክላ የብርጭቆ የጣራ ግድግዳዎችን፣ ሳንቲሞችን እና በርካታ ቀለም ያላቸው ቅርፊቶች አግኝተዋል። በበርካታ ቀለማት የተሰሩ ጥንታዊ ቅርጻ ቅርጾችን ጨምሮ ያልተለመዱ ትናንሽ መጫወቻዎችንም አግኝተዋል።

የሳይንስ ሊቃውን ግሪክ ገንዘብ ድራክማዎችንም አግኝተዋል።

እነዚህ ነገሮች ቦታው ከክርስቶስ ልደት በፊት በ 4 ኛው እና 6 ኛ ክፍለ ዘመን በደንብ ይንቀሳቀስ እንደነበር የሳይንስ ሊቃውንቱ አውስተዋል።

[የኢንያን ሐና] አሁንም ድረስ ክርስቲያኖችን ያገለግላል፤ በተለይ የአርሜኒያ እና የኢትዮጵያ ዓብያተ ክርስቲያናት የሃይማኖታዊ ሥነ ሥርዓቶችን በዚህ ቦታ ማከናወናቸው ያለምክኒያት አለመሆኑን እስራኤላዊው ዩቫል ባሮክ በተጨማሪ ጠቁመዋል።

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የሐዋርያት ሥራ ምዕራፍ ፰፥፳፮፡፵

፳፮ የጌታም መልአክ ፊልጶስን። ተነሥተህ በደቡብ በኩል ከኢየሩሳሌም ወደ ጋዛ ወደሚያወርደው ምድረ በዳ ወደ ሆነ መንገድ ሂድ አለው።

፳፯ ተነሥቶም ሄደ። እነሆም፥ ህንደኬ የተባለች የኢትዮጵያ ንግሥት አዛዥና ጃንደረባ የነበረ በገንዘብዋም ሁሉ የሠለጠነ አንድ የኢትዮጵያ ሰው ሊሰግድ ወደ ኢየሩሳሌም መጥቶ ነበር፤

፳፰ ሲመለስም በሰረገላ ተቀምጦ የነቢዩን የኢሳይያስን መጽሐፍ ያነብ ነበር።

፳፱ መንፈስም ፊልጶስን። ወደዚህ ሰረገላ ቅረብና ተገናኝ አለው።

ፊልጶስም ሮጦ የነቢዩን የኢሳይያስን መጽሐፍ ሲያነብ ሰማና። በውኑ የምታነበውን ታስተውለዋለህን? አለው።

፴፩ እርሱም። የሚመራኝ ሳይኖር ይህ እንዴት ይቻለኛል? አለው። ወጥቶም ከእርሱ ጋር ይቀመጥ ዘንድ ፊልጶስን ለመነው።

፴፪ ያነበውም የነበረ የመጽሐፉ ክፍል ይህ ነበረ፤ እንደ በግ ወደ መታረድ ተነዳ፥ የበግ ጠቦትም በሸላቹ ፊት ዝም እንደሚል፥ እንዲሁ አፉን አልከፈተም።

፴፫ በውርደቱ ፍርዱ ተወገደ፤ ሕይወቱ ከምድር ተወግዳለችና ትውልዱንስ ማን ይናገራል?

፴፬ ጃንደረባውም ለፊልጶስ መልሶ። እባክህ፥ ነቢዩ ይህን ስለ ማን ይናገራል? ስለ ራሱ ነውን ወይስ ስለ ሌላ? አለው።

፴፭ ፊልጶስም አፉን ከፈተ፥ ከዚህም መጽሐፍ ጀምሮ ስለ ኢየሱስ ወንጌልን ሰበከለት።

፴፮ በመንገድም ሲሄዱ ወደ ውኃ ደረሱ፤ ጃንደረባውም። እነሆ ውኃ፤ እንዳልጠመቅ የሚከለክለኝ ምንድር ነው? አለው።

፴፯ ፊልጶስም። በፍጹም ልብህ ብታምን፥ ተፈቅዶአል አለው። መልሶም። ኢየሱስ ክርስቶስ የእግዚአብሔር ልጅ እንደ ሆነ አምናለሁ አለ።

፴፰ ሰረገላውም ይቆም ዘንድ አዘዘ፥ ፊልጶስና ጃንደረባው ሁለቱም ወደ ውኃ ወረዱ፥ አጠመቀውም።

፴፱ ከውኃውም ከወጡ በኋላ የጌታ መንፈስ ፊልጶስን ነጠቀው፤ ጃንደረባውም ሁለተኛ አላየውም፥ ደስ ብሎት መንገዱን ይሄድ ነበርና።

ፊልጶስ ግን በአዛጦን ተገኘ፥ ወደ ቂሣርያም እስኪመጣ ድረስ እየዞረ በከተማዎች ሁሉ ወንጌልን ይሰብክ ነበር።

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Jim Caviezel: ‘Passion of the Christ’ Sequel Will Be ‘Biggest Film in History’

Posted by addisethiopia on February 1, 2018

Jim Caviezel, the actor who memorably portrayed Jesus in director Mel Gibson’s 2004 blockbuster The Passion of the Christ, says that Gibson is planning a sequel that will be “the biggest film in history. It’s that good.”

The Passion is already one the biggest films in history. Fourteen years on it still holds the domestic box office record for an R-rated movie ($371 million). From Gethsemane to Golgotha, The Passion told the story of the last 12 hours of Christ’s life — his arrest, trials, torture, and crucifixion. The Faithful turned out in droves despite an unprecedented campaign within the elite media to smear a film they had not seen as anti-Semitic — which it is not.

The 49-year-old Caviezel says he is back on board to portray Jesus. The story will reportedly revolve around Christ’s resurrection. “There are things that I cannot say that will shock the audience,” he told USA Today. “It’s great. Stay tuned.”

Hollywood’s anti-Christian bigotry was apparent in every major studios’ incomprehensible refusal to distribute The Passion, a film helmed by a huge star, a proven talent who had already won a Best Director Oscar for Braveheart. Gibson, however, got the last laugh.

Off a mere $30 million budget, Gibson still managed to get his film seen in enough theaters worldwide to gross a breathtaking $611 million.

The success of The Passion, which surprised no one who lives in the real world, immediately changed Hollywood. An industry that had been openly hostile to Christians almost immediately began producing and releasing faith-based films, a sea change that continues to this day.

Last year, Gibson talked a little bit about his plans, “The Resurrection. Big subject. Oh, my God,” he told USA Today. “We’re trying to craft this in a way that’s cinematically compelling and enlightening so that it shines new light, if possible, without creating some weird thing.”

Selected Comments:

Finally! A movie I can go see!!

Gibson is proof that God can use fallible humans for His purposes. Gibson is not perfect, but the message of Christ told through Gibson’s work, (namely, The Passion of The Christ) certainly is.

The Passion of the Christ saved a lot of Souls, and if this Movie sticks to the Truth of the Bible, many more Souls will be saved.

I’m not even a religious person, but I am very excited for this film. It’s bound to upset a lot of people. Plus, Passion was by far the best film ever made about Jesus’s last moments. If its anything like the first movie, it will be a massive success. PLEASE just make it accurate.

Then you can do one on the life of Paul since Hollywood seems desperate to suppress what he teaches. Something about that Grace message….

Jesus Christ =

1. God with us
2. The Light of the world
3. Son of David
4. The Lamb of God…
5. WHO TAKES AWAY THE SIN OF THE WORLD
6. SALVATION
7. DELIVERANCE
8. SON OF GOD
9. SECOND PERSON OF THE TRINITY
10. Lion of the Tribe of Judah

I refuse to go to the theaters but for this movie I will make an exception

Source

My Note: Intersting, some of the actors who’ve played in „The Passion of The Christ“ have identical initials as:

  • Jesus Christ = JC
  • Jim Caviezel: JC – The Passion of The Christ (2004)
  • Christo Jivkov: CJ – ‘JohnThe Passion of The Christ (2004)
  • Mother Mariam / Mary = MM
  • Maia Morgenstern = MM (also Mary Magdalene)
  • Monica Anna Maria Bellucci = MM (Played Mary Magdalene)

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የመሀመድ ቀጥተኛ ዝርያ እንዳላቸው የሚነገርላቸው የዮርዳኖሱ ንጉሥ | “እኛ ሙስሊሞች ክርስቶስን፣ ቅድስት ድንግል እናቱን እና መጽሐፍ ቅዱስን እናከብራለን”

Posted by addisethiopia on January 27, 2018

በማለት ተናግረዋል። ይህ ድንቅ ነው፣ ድንቅ ነው! — (በዕብራይስጥ ቋንቋ ማለቴ ነው)

ይህን መጀመሪያ ላይ ስሰማ፡ ““ታኪያ” ወይም እስልምና ሙስሊሞችን ቅጠፉ ዋሹ ብሎ ስለሚያስተምራቸው፡ እንደተለመደው ንጉሡ እየዋሹን ይሆናል። የእኛንም ንጉሥ አርሜህን ልክ እንዲህ በማለት ነበር የመሀመድ ተከታዮች ከ1400 ዓመታት በፊት ያታለሏቸው” የሚል ሃሳብ ውስጥ ነበርኩ።

ግን ሪክ ዋይልስ እንዳለው የእግዚአብሔር ሥራ እፁብ ድንቅ ነውና፡ ምናልባት በእኝህ ንጉሥ በኩል ብዛት ያላቸውን ሙስሊሞች ወደ ክርስቶስ ለማምጣት አቅዶ ይሆናል።

የእኔ መለኮታዊ ምኞት፦ እንደ ሽኽ አላሙዲን የመሳሰሉ ሰዎች – በተለይ አሁን በገዛ አረብ ሙስሊም ወንድሞቻቸው እስር ቤት እንዲሰቃዩ ከተደርጉ በኋላ – ተመሳሳይ የሆነ ድርጊት እንዲፈጽሙ ነው። ይታየን አላሙዲን ከእስር ቤት ወጥተው ቢጠመቁ፣ ክርስትናን ቢቀበሉና የእስልምናን ሰይጣናዊት ቢያጋልጡ? እርግጠኛ ነኝ በሚሊየን የሚቆጠሩ የኢትዮጵያችን ሙስሊሞች መዳን በቻሉ ነበር።

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ዝነኛው የአየርላንድ ጋኔን አውጪ ቄስ | “ሰዎች ከእግዚአብሔር በመራቃቸው አጋንንታዊ እንቅስቃሴዎች በጣም እየጨመሩ መጥተዋል” ይሉናል

Posted by addisethiopia on January 25, 2018

እግዚአብሔር የራቁ ሁሉ በ ክርስቶስ ስም ቶሎ እየተጠመቁ መዳን መቻል አለባቸው ተጠንቀቁ! እንጠንቀቅ!ይሉናል።

ትክክል፤ እኔም ትናንትና የተናገርኩት ይሄን ነበር፤ ዛሬ „ደይሊ ሜይል“ ይህን መልዕክት ይዞልን ቀርቧል። አይገርምም? አይገርምም!

ላለፉት 14 ዓመታት በተለይ በዚህ የሰሜኑ ዓለም የክረምት ወቅት ኃይለኛና አርበትባች የአጋንንት እንቅስቃሴዎች እንደሚካሄዱ ያለ ምንም ጥርጥር በአካባቢዬ ስገነዘብ ነበር፤ ዓይኖቼ እንዲከፈቱ፣ እንድነቃና መንፈሳዊ ሕይወቴም እየጠነከረ እንዲመጣ፡ ገና ብዙ ብዙ ነገር ቢቀረኝም፤ መንፈስ ቅዱስ የማይነገር ያህል እርዳታ አበርክቶልኛል። ለእግዚአብሔር ምስጋና ይድረሰው!

አጋንንት በእኛ በክርስቶስ ልጆች ላይ ኃይል የላቸውም፤ ነገር ግን እያረሳሱና እያታለሉ ስለሚመጡብን ጥንቃቄ ካላደረግን መንፈሳችንን ሊያውኩና ሊጎዱ እንደሚችሉ ትምህርቱን ወስጃለሁ። ለዚህም ነው በስራ ባልደረቦች በኩል ብዙ መቁነጥነጥና መረበሽ በሚታዩባቸው በእነዚህ ጥቂት ቀናት እረፍት ወስጄ ከፈተና ለመራቅ የወሰንኩት። ከሦስት ሰዓታት በፊት ቤቴ ፊት ለፊት ሁለት መኪናዎች ለአስከፊ አደጋ ሲጋለጡ ዓይኔ ያይ ነበር።

በሌላ በኩል ሶሪያውያን ስደተኞች፡ ምስጋና ለአንጌላ መርከል፡ ጀርመናውያኑን በየገበያ ማዕከሉ በማደን ላይ ናቸው፦ እዚህ

መጽሐፍ ቅዱስ

ጌታችን አምላካችን መድኃኒታችን ኢየሱስ ክርስቶስ፦ የከነዓናዊቱን ሴት ልጅም ባለበት ሆኖ በቃሉ ብቻ ፈውሷታል። ይህች ሴት፦ «አቤቱ የዳዊት ልጅ እዘንልኝ፤ ልጄን ክፉ ጋኔን ይዞ ያሠቃያታልና፤» ብላ አብዝታ በጮኸች ጊዜ እምነቷ፥ ትዕግሥቷ ይገለጥ ዘንድ ዝም አላት። ጩኸቷን ባለማቋረጧም፦ ደቀመዛሙርቱ ወደ እርሱ ቀርበው፦ «ይህችን ሴት አሰናብታት፤ እኛን እየተከተለች ትጮሃለችና፤» ብለው ማለዱት። መማለዳቸውም፦ ትምህርት ታስፈታለች፥ አንድም ወይ ተናግረው አያስፈጽሙ፤ ወይ አያሰናብቱ ትላለች ብለው፥ አንድም ብታሳዝናቸው ነው። እርሱም መልሶ፦ «ከእስራኤል ቤት ወደ ጠፉ በጎች (ትምህርት አብነት አጥተው ወደ ተጐዱት) ብቻ እንጂ አልተላክሁም፤» አላቸው። እንዲህም ያለው የተነገረውን ትንቢት፥ የተቈጠረውን ሱባዔ የሚያውቁት እነርሱ በመሆናቸው ነው። ሴቲቱም፦ ቀርባ፦ «አቤቱ ጌታዬ እርዳኝ፤» ብላ ሰገደችለት። እርሱም መልሶ፦ «የልጆችን እንጀራ ወስዶ ለውሾች መስጠት መልካም አይደለም፤» አላት። እንዲህም ማለቱ ይህች ሴት፦ «ከነዓን ርጉም ይሁን፤ ለወንድሞቹም የባሪያዎች ባሪያ ይሁን።» ከተባለው ወገን በመሆኗ ነው። ትርጉሙም የተመረቀው የሴም በረከት ለተረገመው ለከነዓን አይሰጥም ማለት ነው። ሴቲቱም በፍጹም እምነትና ትህትና፦ «አዎን ጌታዬ ውሾችም እኮ ከጌቶቻቸው ማዕድ የሚወድቀውን ፍርፋሪ ይበላሉ፤ (ለእስራኤል ደጋጉን ተአምራት ብታደርግላቸው ጥቃቅኑን ተአምራት አታደርግልኝምን)? አለችው። ከዚህም በኋላ ጌታችን መልሶ፦ «አንቺ ሴት፥ እምነትሽ ታላቅ ነው፤ እንደወደድሽ ይሁንልሽ፤» አላት፤ ከዚህችም ሰዓት ጀምሮ ልጅዋ ዳነች። ማቴ ፲፭፥፳፩፳፰። ጌታችን ይህችን ሴት ሦስት ነገር አግኝቶባታል። እነርሱም፦ እምነት፥ ትህትና እና ጥበብ ናቸው፤ ልጄን ያድንልኛል ብላ መምጣቷ እምነት ነው፥ በውሻ ሲመስላት «አዎን ውሻ ነኝ፤» ማለቷ ትሕትና ነው፥ «የልጆችን እንጀራ ለውሾች መስጠት አይገባም፤» ብሎ በጥበብ ሲናገር፥ እርሷም፦ «ውሾችም እኮ ከጌቶቻቸው ማዕድ የሚወድቀውን ፍርፋሪ ይበላሉ፤» ብላ በጥበብ ተናግራለች።

Priest Claims There Has Been A Dramatic Increase n Demonic Activity Across Ireland as He Calls for More Exorcists to be Trained to Meet Demand


  • An Irish priest has called on Catholic bishops to train more exorcists after noticing a surge in ‘demonic activity’.
  • Fr Pat Collins, Ireland‘s most prominent exorcist, said demand for his services has risen ‘exponentially’ in recent years.
  • He has been overwhelmed by requests for his help, he added, stressing in an open letter to the church’s senior clergy that he needs support.

‘What I’m finding out desperately, is people who in their own minds believe – rightly or wrongly – that they’re afflicted by an evil spirit,’ Fr Collins told The Irish Catholic.

The Dublin priest added that he is ‘baffled’ by bishops’ failure to recruit more specialist priests to deal with ghost encounters and demonic possession.

‘I think in many cases they wrongly think [they are possessed], but when they turn to the Church, the Church doesn’t know what to do with them and they refer them on either to a psychologist or to somebody that they’ve heard of that is interested in this form of ministry, and they do fall between the cracks and often are not helped,’ Fr Collins said.

The International Association of Exorcists – which consists of 400 Catholic priests and leaders – has also reported a surge in apparent demonic phenomena.

It said in 2014 that evil occurrences around the word had reached such levels that it had become a ‘pastoral emergency’.

In a statement to The Irish Catholic, however, the Catholic Communications Office at Maynooth said the church requires a trained exorcist in each diocese.

The specialists must be capable of distinguishing between genuine demonic possession and mental illness, it added.

A spokeswoman said: ‘Exorcisms are very rare and this office has not been made aware of any cases of ‘exorcism’ in Ireland in recent years’.

The Catechism of the Catholic Church, the Catholic News Agency notes, stresses the need to separate signs of mental illness and apparent manifestations of the devil.

Paragraph 1673 explains: ‘Exorcism is directed at the expulsion of demons or to the liberation from demonic possession through the spiritual authority which Jesus entrusted to his Church.

‘Illness, especially psychological illness, is a very different matter; treating this is the concern of medical science.

‘Therefore, before an exorcism is performed, it is important to ascertain that one is dealing with the presence of the Evil One, and not an illness.’

In November, Fr Collins said he was appalled there was no ‘safeguarding from the evil spirits’ in the church.

He said then that bishops were ‘neglecting’ the practice of fighting evil and that he was ‘deeply’ bothered by the lack of priests with exorcism training.

‘It’s interesting as people lose faith in God, they are increasing their interest in the devil and it’s purely morbid,’ he said.

‘I’d say to anyone who’s got that morbid interest, “If you had to deal with evil as someone have to do, it is horrible, it is pure darkness”.’

He also added that his deep faith protects him from evil spirits, stressing that he ‘knows who’s boss’.

He said that the lord has ‘power and authority’ over evil spirits, and because of that, exorcists also have authority over the demons.

‘I believe there is nothing to be afraid of but priests and lay people need training in how to go about this and how to distinguish between psychological problems and spiritual problems and how they interconnect at times as they often do,’ he said.

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A POWERFUL Letter | Muslim Converts To Pope Francis: ‘If Islam is a Good Religion…as You Seem to Teach, Why Did We Become Catholic?’

Posted by addisethiopia on January 17, 2018

Muslims, who realized that Islam is demonic and that Christ is Lord, converted to Catholicism and are now asking Pope Francis: “If Islam is a good religion…as you seem to teach, why did we become Catholic?” As we read in one report from Life Site News:

Muslims who have converted to Catholicism have penned an open letter to Pope Francis challenging him on his attitude towards and preaching on Islam.

If Islam is a good religion in itself, as you seem to teach, why did we become Catholic?” the converts ask Francis in the letter. “Do not your words question the soundness of the choice we made at the risk of our lives?”

The letter continued to gain signatures over the weekend, approaching 3,700 by Monday afternoon.

The letter asks the Pope frank questions on the hot-button issues of Islam and immigration, questions that posed at great risk to those doing the asking. Sharia law forbids conversion by Muslims to other faiths and it is considered by many Muslim countries to be a crime punishable by death.

The letter came after years of attempts by the letter’s promoters to communicate with Pope Francis on the subject, organizers say. It was originally composed in French and posted Christmas Day, first with just 10 signatures at the outset. Those behind the letter aim to present it to Pope Francis when it reaches a significant number of signatures.

The signatories consist of former Muslims and their friends who have connected via social networks for associations that support ex-Muslims or evangelization of Muslims.

Organizers are not commenting on how many Muslim converts to Catholicism have signed the letter, though they say the names of the ex-Muslim signatories and the associations to which they belong would be revealed to the Pope only, in the event he should ask.

As we said in the presentation of our letter,” they said in a statement provided to LifeSiteNews, “the ex-Muslims, in general, knowing themselves condemned to death by Islam, avoid making themselves known.”

The letter’s organizers told LifeSiteNews it is “a deep mystery” to them why Pope Francis is so accommodating to Islam.

They are not ready to leave the Catholic Church over Francis’ approach to Islam, they say.

Instead, “We will continue to suffer and ask God’s forgiveness for him, hoping again for a pope according to His heart.

Everyone Has A Stake In This

The open letter is available online for “former Muslims who became Catholics and their friends” to sign. It differs in this respect from the “Correctio filialis” published last fall, which is signed by some 250 Catholic clergy and scholars charging the pope with propagating heresies about “marriage, the moral life, and the reception of the sacraments.”

We believe that it is not necessary to be a recognized theologian to recognize the demonic nature of Islam,” a representative of the group of former Muslims told LifeSiteNews, “but that anyone of a sense, without even having faith, can understand that [one] cannot serve both the Church and Islam.”

The letter asks the Pope specifically about his teaching on Islam in Evangelii Gaudium (paragraphs 252 and 253), in which Francis writes in part, that “authentic Islam and the proper reading of the Koran are opposed to every form of violence.”

You do not like to beat around the bush,” the letter writers say, “and neither do we, so allow us to say frankly that we do not understand your teaching about Islam.”

Because it does not account for the fact that Islam came after Christ, and so is, and can only be, an Antichrist,” they continue (see 1 John 2:22), “and one of the most dangerous because it presents itself as the fulfillment of Revelation (of which Jesus would have been only a prophet).”

Catholic Violence?’

The letter also takes issue with Francis’s controversial comments comparing Islamic violence with individual violent acts committed by some Catholics.

The Pope made the statements on the papal plane in August 2016 in answer to a journalist’s inquiry as to why he never speaks of Islamic violence. The journalist’s question came in the wake of the brutal murder of French priest Father Jacques Hamel – who was beheaded in the name of Islam as he celebrated Mass.

The Pope had said in reply, “I don’t like to speak of Islamic violence, because every day, when I browse the newspapers, I see violence, here in Italy … this one who has murdered his girlfriend, another who has murdered the mother-in-law … and these are baptized Catholics! There are violent Catholics! If I speak of Islamic violence, I must speak of Catholic violence.”

Islam prescribes death for apostates (Quran 4.89, 8.7-11), do you know?” the former Muslims ask in their letter to Pope Francis. “How is it possible to compare Islamic violence with so-called Christian violence?”

They Know Of What They Speak

In accordance with His teaching (Luke 14:26), we preferred Him, the Christ, to our own life,” they add. “Are we not in a good position to talk to you about Islam?”

Citing the Qur’an, they illustrate that Islam seeks to make an enemy of all and declares that Christians “are only impurity” and that Allah must exterminate them.

The Catholic converts also entreat Francis to not be deceived by the Quranic verses that are considered tolerant, because they say the verses are annulled by the Verse of the Sword (Qur’an 9.5).

Where the Gospel proclaims the good news of Jesus’ death and resurrection for the salvation of all, and the fulfillment of the Covenant initiated with the Hebrews,” they tell Francis, “Allah has nothing to offer but war and murder of the ‘infidels’ in exchange for his paradise.”

In fact,” they state, “as long as Islam wants us to be its enemy, we are, and all our protestations of friendship cannot change anything.”

They clarify that they do not confuse Islam with Muslims, but they also stress that, “naiveté in the face of Islam is suicidal and very dangerous.”

The letter signatories ask Pope Francis about his January 20, 2014, remarks for World Migrants and Refugees Day, in which he encouraged a primarily Muslim audience to find hope in the Qur’an.

That the Pope seems to propose the Quran as a way of salvation, is that not cause for worry?” they ask. “Should we return to Islam?

Partnering With Those Who Deny Christ Is King

The Catholic converts also beg Francis in the letter not to seek an ally in Islam for fighting totalitarian forces in the world, because of the shared rejection of the kingship of Christ (Luke 4:7) with those forces.

They acknowledge the temptation to speak in a conciliatory tone in hopes of averting suffering for Christians in countries that have become more Muslim. But, they said, such a temptation must be avoided: “Jesus has never indicated any other way than that of the Cross, and “that only the proclamation of the truth brings with it not only salvation, but freedom as well.”

The letter signatories take on Francis’ strident call for migrants to be welcomed, when other leaders will qualify their immigration stances with some limits.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip and others have asked their countrymen not to integrate into their host countries, and Saudi Arabia and other oil monarchies do not take refugees, they point out in the letter to him.

And these occur, they tell Francis, as various Islamic organizations have proclaimed the conquest and Islamization of Europe for decades, “While you, Most Holy Father, preach the welcoming of migrants regardless of the fact that they are Muslims.”

This is forbidden by apostolic command, the Catholic converts say, citing 2 John 1:10-11: “If anyone comes to you but refuses this Gospel, do not receive him among you nor greet him. Whoever greets him participates in his evil works.”

Just as ‘For I was hungry, and you gave me no food.” (Mt 25:42) cannot mean that Jesus would have liked to be a parasite,’ they continue, “so ‘I was a stranger and you welcomed Me’ cannot mean ‘I was an invader and you welcomed Me,’ but rather ‘I needed your hospitality for a while, and you granted it to me.’”

The Bible is without mention of welcoming a foreigner who would keep his religion and its customs, the letter signers point out.

Also, we do not understand that you are pleading for Muslims to practice their religion in Europe,” the tell Francis. “The meaning of Scripture should not be supplied by the proponents of globalism, but in fidelity to Tradition. The Good Shepherd hunts the wolf, He does not let it enter the sheepfold.”

A Shared Concern

The group of converts to Catholicism behind the letter is not alone in expressing concerns about Francis’ commendation for Islam.

After the Pope’s comments equating individual instances of violence committed by specific Catholics with “Islamic violence,” Catholic author William Kilpatrick queried in a Crisis magazine column, “Is the Pope doing more harm than good by continuing to deny—in the face of a mountain of evidence—that Islam has anything to do with violence?”

Christendom College co-founder Jeffrey Mirus said Francis had reflexively adopted popular secular language to smear those who take Christianity seriously.

It is exactly the sort of speech that undermines the Petrine ministry,” Mirrus said. “Our Lord prayed for Peter so that he could confirm his brothers in their faith (Luke 22:32), not so that he could throw them under the bus.”

Writing about Francis having been lauded by various Muslim leaders as a defender of Islam, Catholic Islam expert Robert Spencer referenced him as “The Pope of Islam.”

Pope Francis is not only disastrously wrongheaded about an obvious fact that is reinforced by every day’s headlines,” Spencer said, “he is also deceiving and misleading his people about a matter of utmost importance, and keeping them ignorant and complacent about a growing and advancing threat.”

Complacency Towards Islam Is Treasonous

The open letter from the Catholic converts to Pope Francis warns in detail of impending danger from Islamization, stating, “This is a matter of life and death, and any complacency towards Islam is treasonous. We do not wish the West to continue with Islamization, nor that your actions contribute to it. Where then would we go to seek refuge?”

The former Muslims ask the Holy Father to convene a synod on the dangers of Islam, addressing the state of the Church in areas where Islam has gained prominence.

In the interest of justice and truth, the Church must bring to light why the arguments put forward by Islam to blaspheme the Christian faith are false,” the letter’s signatories say. “If the Church had the courage to do that, we do not doubt that millions, Muslims as well as other men and women seeking the true God, would convert.”

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