What the Pope is declaring is in direct opposition to what the Lord Jesus Christ commanded.
The reason for the season is SIN! The only remedy to the sin dilemma was the death, burial, and resurrection of the Son of God, Jesus Christ. In other words the gospel of the grace of God.
And the number one reason God leaves the believer here on earth after they believe the gospel is to share the gospel with a lost world. Christians are ambassadors for Christ.
‘Now then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through us: we implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God. ‘
II Corinthians 5:20
ROME — During a visit to a high school in Rome on Friday, Roman Catholic leader Jorge Bergoglio, also known as Pope Francis, told students that “the Church does not grow out of proselytizing,” but rather “out of attraction” and one’s life “witness,” stating that “[i]f someone says he is a disciple of Jesus and comes to you with proselytism, he is not a disciple of Jesus.” Some feel that Bergoglio was only referring to pressuring others into the faith, and was not condemning evangelism as a whole, while others believe that his remarks imply an opposition to confronting and “convincing” others as he opined, “The last thing I have to do is talk.” According to reports, Bergoglio visited the approximately 800 students at Pilo Albertelli High School, where he answered questions from youth, including what he would say […]