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Pope Francis assures atheists: You don’t have to believe in God to go to heaven

Posted by doctore0 on September 22, 2015

Do not want, thank gawd hevn is not real 🙂

In comments likely to enhance his progressive reputation, Pope Francis has written a long, open letter to the founder of La Repubblica newspaper, Eugenio Scalfari, stating that non-believers would be forgiven by God if they followed their consciences.

Responding to a list of questions published in the paper by Mr Scalfari, who is not a Roman Catholic, Francis wrote: “You ask me if the God of the Christians forgives those who don’t believe and who don’t seek the faith. I start by saying – and this is the fundamental thing – that God’s mercy has no limits if you go to him with a sincere and contrite heart. The issue for those who do not believe in God is to obey their conscience.

“Sin, even for those who have no faith, exists when people disobey their conscience.”
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P.S. Mark 16:16 The one who believes and is baptized will be saved, but the one who does not believe will be condemned.

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