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Cardinal Dolan: The church "needs a shock," pope wants to "shake us up"

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Pope Francis Condemns Racism And Declares That “All Religions Are True” At Historic Third Vatican CouncilDecember 5, 2013 · by · in Christians, Homophobia, Immigration, Intolerance, Islamophobia, The War On Women
For the last six months, Catholic cardinals, bishops and theologians have been deliberating in Vatican City, discussing the future of the church and redefining long-held Catholic doctrines and dogmas. The Third Vatican Council, is undoubtedly the largest and most important since the Second Vatican Council was concluded in 1962. Pope Francis convened the new council to “finally finish the work of the Second Vatican Council.” While some traditionalists and conservative reactionaries on the far right have decried these efforts, they have delighted progressives around the world.
The Third Vatican Council concluded today with Pope Francis announcing that Catholicism is now a “modern and reasonable religion, which has undergone evolutionary changes…

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland - Place No More for the Enemy of My Soul

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Elder Jeffrey R. Holland - Israel, Israel, God is Calling

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Summary By, John  Uluakiola I'm typically NOT this open about (Ether 8 ) 'secret combination' issues in this forum. And I doubt that there will be too many exceptions to that established precedent in the future. But this story, from BenSwann.com, really caught my eye...

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The 'oath'-bound (Alma 37:21-31) barriers between the wicked, that would keep World War Three from igniting, are breaking down.

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Let me put it this way:

Saudia Arabia was/is the 'crown jewel' of Henry Kissinger's 'Petrol-Dollar' Agreement with the OPEC nations - wherein the OPEC nations promised to purchase US Treasury Securities (T-Bonds) in exchange for Americans drilling for less domestic oil and purchasing foreign oil from the Saudi's and the other OPEC nations.

In recent years, US Domestic Oil 'Fracking' has threatened to significantly decrease US foreign oil purchases (the basis of the Petrol-Dollar agreement). And …