January 30, 2014
“For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.” 2 Timothy 4:3,4
Pope Francis is a huge hit with the sex, drugs and rock and roll crowd, as well as with the LGBT. And why? Because he does not preach bible doctrine, and he does not tell them about the unquenchable fires of Hell that await the unsaved. He tickles their ears with the same old “don’t worry, God loves you just the way you are” garbage, and in doing so consigns their souls to eternal damnation.
HuffPost: Mark Binelli’s extensive, 7,700-word cover story reflects the pope’s unusually wide appeal, which cuts across demographic lines of age, political views, and even religious affiliation.
Binelli’s piece, “Pope Francis: The Times They Are A-Changing” goes “Inside the Pope’s Gentle Revolution” to investigate why this pontiff is so different from those before him. Alluding to Bob Dylan’s anthem, Binelli portrays the pope as “Cool Pope Francis,” a politically-savvy leader, PR expert, and friend of the crowded masses.
This is by no means Pope Francis’ first appearance on a magazine cover. He graced the covers of Time Magazine and Vanity Fair Italia after the publications named him “Person of the Year” and “Man of the Year,” respectively.
The New Yorker also put him on the cover less than a week after he became Time’s “Person of the Year.”
Perhaps his most unexpected appearance was on the cover of The Advocate, an LGBT-focused magazine who named him “Person of the Year” for his landmark statement, “If someone is gay and seeks the Lord with good will, who am I to judge?”