August 20, 2007

Pope Benedict, during his visit to the Moslem country of Turkey, calls the divisions among Christians, "a scandel to the world."

In a meeting with the religious leader of the Orthodox churches worldwide at his ancient enclave in Turkey, a Muslim country, Pope Benedict called the divisions among Christians a scandal to the world.

The Pope also appeared to send conflicting signals to Turkey's political establishment as he recalled the deep roots of Christianity in Europe, this after the Pope's endorsement for the Muslim nation to become a member state in the European Union (EU). This meeting between Pope Benedict and Patriarch Bartholomew is part of Benedict's plan to fully unite these two ancient branches of Christianity which split nearly 1,000 years ago.

Jimmy's Prophetic Prospective on the News

The ecumenical goal of Pope Benedict to unite the Catholic Church with the Orthodox Church after a 1,000 year split is a precursor to a scenario that can be found in Bible prophecy for the Last Days.

The very controversial trip to the Muslim country of Turkey by the head of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict, has included a political significance as well as a religious significance. The Pope's trip to Turkey has been an endeavor to mend fences between the Papacy and the Muslim world. Included in the Pope's pronouncements of his desire to develop closer relationships between the Muslim and Christian world, Benedict also has endorsed Turkey's effort to to become a member state in the EU which would make them the first Muslim state in the EU. Calling the divisions in the Christian world a scandal, the Pope also moved forward in his goal to reunite the Christian world under one umbrella.

This scenario is a perfect match for what will be the plan of Antichrist during the first 3 1/2 years of the Tribulation Period as found in Revelation 17, a one-world religion headquartered in Rome, Italy. This worldwide ecumenical church of the future coming together with the approval of the revived Roman Empire of which the EU is is a prototype.

The Pope's statements while in Turkey seem to be setting the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled.