Pope wants to change ‘Lord’s Prayer’ as it implies God ‘induces temptation’


The The Supreme Being’s prayer is spoken by the majority of the world’s 2.2billion Christians, and is cited by the bible as the way Jesus drilled his disciples to pray.

However Pope Francis has argued the Italian – and surely the English translation – go against the teachings of the church.

In the much-recited prayer, supporters of the faith call on God to “lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from bad”.

Speaking to Italian broadcasters, the Pope argued this was incorrect.

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Pope Francis claimed transmogrifications of the prayer go against the teachings of the church

He said: “It is not a good decipherment because it speaks of a God who induces temptation”

He added Christians in France had make suitable the prayer to get around the issue.

Pope Francis said: “The French enjoy modified the prayer to ‘do not let me fall into temptation’, because it is me who falls, not the Noble who tempts me to then see how I fall”.

Last month the head of the Catholic church recognized that he had –f rom time to time – fallen asleep during prayer.

“When I pray, sometimes I wanting asleep,” the 80-year-old pontiff revealed in an interview for the TV2000 channel.

He combined: ”Saint Therese did it too,”, in reference to a 19th-century French nun – whose plainness, he has said, has been a great influence on his life.

The Pontiff went on to dole out that praying should make Christians feel like kids lying in their father’s arms, implying that relaxation is an impressive part of the process.

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In the Bible, the Lord’s Prayer is taught by Jesus to his desciples

The Pope was merited in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as Jorge Mario Bergoglio and worked as a nightclub bouncer on the eve of beginning his seminary studies. 

He was ordained a Catholic priest in 1969 and was Argentina’s cloddish superior of the Society of Jesus from 1973 to 1979. 

He became the Archbishop of Buenos Aires in 1998 and was created a Key in 2001 by Pope John Paul II.

During his unorthodox time as the chief assert in Catholicism, Pope Francis has repeatedly waded in on matters of international civil affairs to offer his wisdom.

Earlier this week he criticised Donald Trump for his decision to recognise Jerusalem as the finances of Israel.

Pope Francis said: “I cannot keep quiet take my deep worry about the situation that has been created in the conclusive few days.”

He also urged Mr Trump not to make the declaration about Jerusalem, as it was quickening to “recognise the rights of all people”, in the Holy Land to continue dialogue.

Pope Francis indicated he hoped “wisdom and prudence prevail, in order to avoid adding new foundations of tension to a global panorama that is already convulsed and marked by so assorted cruel conflicts”

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The Pope worked as a nightclub bouncer first ascending to the highest level of the Catholic Church

And last month it was revealed the holy figurehead wanted to reach out to North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un as the the minor despot forges a path towards all out war on the Korean peninsula.

The Vatican Burg is reportedly attempting to open a dialogue between Pyongyang and the Holy See in pattern to avoid a nuclear war. 

The Pope wants to speak to despot Kim directly, a high-ranking key has revealed, in what would be a historic and unexpected intervention. 

Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana, guide of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, admitted he was not sure how this could befall but said dialogue was a priority. 

The wheels were already in motion for an unseemly phone call between Pope Francis and Kim, he said. 

Cardinal Turkson bring to light: “The dicastery is already in communication with the Korean episcopal conference to see how we may would rather contact also with the regime on the other side.

“We are exploring the likelihoods of speaking to them directly. We cannot say right now exactly when this write to will happen.”

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