Pope Francis was celebrated in the USA by Roman Catholics that sought his wisdom.
While he was visiting the USA, Pope Francis held a ceremony of faiths. There is a reason for that. There is a aspect to the Roman Catholic faith that accepts what is called the "ecumenism of blood." This strengthens the basis of Roman Catholic reach to bring about strength of the faithful and peace.
The "ecumenism of blood" is defined as a joining of Christians. It can also include members of other faiths without the traditional religious requirements of baptism, communion and the rest of the sacraments. The "ecumenism of blood" acts to join Christian faiths, Muslims and other faiths in rebuking and end religious prosecution of any kind.
Recently, the global community came together to end the charismatic movement of a death cult called Daesh/ISIS. The "ecumenism of blood" brought the faiths of all those countries under one roof, if you will? It is a joining of a common understanding of the suffering of people.
The idea that a wall at the southern border of the USA won't fall under scrutiny and potential retribution by the global community is being very naive and foolish. But, no one ever said the Republicans care about any other faith than their own political dogma.
Pope Francis does not have a favorite political dogma, he answers to a higher power. So, if he states Donald Trump is not a Christian within the understanding Jesus Christ left the world by witnessing God in his death, he really means it.
January 26, 2016
By Staff Reporter
Pope Francis (click here) has said religious persecution is uniting Christians around the world – a development that the Pontiff went on to describe as an “ecumenism of blood”.
The Pope was speaking to members of a number of Christian Churches gathered in the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls on Sunday evening to celebrate Vespers and mark the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
“In this moment of prayer for unity, I would also like to remember our martyrs, the martyrs of today,” he said.
“They are witnesses to Jesus Christ, and they are persecuted and killed because they are Christians. Those who persecute them make no distinction between the religious communities to which they belong. They are Christians and for that they are persecuted. This, brothers and sisters, is the ecumenism of blood.”
During his homily Pope Francis called on Christians to look to the example of Jesus Christ and work together to spread the Gospel in the modern world....