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Pope Francis, the newly elected leader of the Catholic Church, has made an announcement that as he becomes head of the Catholic Church, he has come to the realization there is a gay lobby in the Vatican. With more on this story, we go to Dallas, Texas, Mike Gendron has more information for us.
Mike Gendron: Historically we know even back to the days of Martin Luther that there has been much sexual scandal and misconduct within the Vatican, so this is not new. It is surprising that the Pope would report on it. It is interesting that he has acknowledged this, in fact it is said that, and I quote what he said, "In the Curia there are holy people, but there are also a stream of corruption, there is that is well that is true a gay lobby".
He is seeking to reform the Roman Curia which is something I think most of the Cardinals asked him to do when he became Pope. He is going to run up against a little opposition because I believe this is a very strong lobby and I say that Jimmy because many people point to the gay lobby within the Vatican as one of the reasons why the preceding Pope, Pope Benedict had to step down. There is so much power within that lobby that the Vatican Curia was threatened with blackmail.
Jimmy: What is the Vatican Curia? You used that term. I am not sure what it is.
Mike Gendron: The Vatican Curia is the government within Vatican City and that is what actually runs the Vatican and the Roman Catholic Church.
Jimmy: Could this be part of why there is such scandal not only there in the Vatican but across the entire Catholic world and the leadership, the priests across the world?
Mike Gendron: Well, Jimmy you touched on something very important and that is that the cataclysm of the Catholic Church does not condemn homosexuality outright, it merely teaches that homosexual acts are intrinsically disordered.
Jimmy's Prophetic Prospective on the News
Sodomy in the Vatican is indeed setting the stage for Revelation 17 to be fulfilled.
The report from Mike Gendron that there is a gay lobby in the Vatican and that sodomy is prevalent among the priests in the Catholic Church is very alarming but at the same time it is setting the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled. According to Revelation 17, there will be a false church located in Rome in the first half of the Tribulation Period. This revelation of sodomy throughout the Catholic Church is indeed a precursor to what the Bible calls for in the last days in that first 3 1/2 years of the Tribulation Period.
The Bible prophecies of Revelation 17 are at the point of being fulfilled, but prior to that, the Rapture of the Church.