Pope Francis: everyone goes to heaven

Last November 6, 2016, in a midday address after the Angelus in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis suggested that everyone goes to heaven.

He said: “The ‘children of heaven and resurrection’ are not a privileged few, but they are all men and all women, because the salvation brought by Jesus is for everyone.”

The Catholic Church teaches that one must live the Commandments and die in the state of grace to go to Heaven. Hell exists for those who die in unrepented mortal sin.

This is not the first time that Pope Francis has seemingly contradicted the Catholic teaching on hell.

In an interview published in the La Stampa on December 31, 2013, he said: “Never fear the final judgment, because Christ will always be at our side.”

Likewise, in Amoris Laetitia (297), Pope Francis wrote: “No one can be condemned forever, because that is not the logic of the Gospel!” ∎

5 thoughts on “Pope Francis: everyone goes to heaven

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  2. Not True! This Pope does not know scripture!! To come to God and be saved, you need to repent, have faith, and be baptized. If you commit mortal sin, you need to repent, have faith, and go to confession.

    from the Bible.

    Jesus began preaching the gospel, saying “repent and believe in the gospel” (Mark 1:14-15).

    Hebrews writes that “Without faith it is impossible to please him. For whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him” (Heb. 11:6).

    “Baptism now saves you” (1 Peter 3:21).

    So that’s what you need to do if you want to come to God and be saved: Repent, have faith, and be baptized.

    If you do these things, you’ll be in a state of grace, and as long as you remain in a state of grace, you’ll go to heaven.

    But we still have free will, and we can still turn our backs on God and fall from grace, to use St. Paul’s phrase (Galatians 5:4).

    St. Paul tells us: “Do not be deceived; neither the immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor robbers will inherit the kingdom of God” (1 Corinthians 6:9-10).

    To turn away from God and commit mortal sin is the opposite of repenting. So when we fall into mortal sin, we need to turn back to God—to repent again.

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