To go back and read Swift and Defoe and Samuel Johnson and Smollett and Pope – all those people we had to read in college English courses – to read them now is to have one of the infinite pleasures in life.
Practically every movie that shows the pope or even a bishop as a character, and in much of western literature of the last 300 or 400 years, these are portrayed as awful figures.
Luther was guilty of two great crimes – he struck the Pope in his crown, and the monks in their belly.
I am more afraid of my own heart than of the pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great pope, Self.
Any time you got the Pope and the Dixie Chicks against you, your time is up.
I feel much freer now that I am certain the pope is the Antichrist.
Pope John Paul II was a man of peace, a friend of the Jewish nation… and worked for the historic reconciliation between the nations and for the renewal of diplomatic ties between Israel and the Vatican at the end of 1993.
Any time you’ve got both the Pope and the Dixie Chicks against you, you’re not long for the White House.
We like security: we like the pope to be infallible in matters of faith, and grave doctors to be so in moral questions so that we can feel reassured.
As for antichrist occupying the papal chair, it is evident that a pope living contrary to Christ, like any other perverted person, is called, by common consent, antichrist.