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In light of this action on the part of members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, it is here proposed that the President of the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church send the following letter or some version of it to the Pope asking for his understanding and forgiveness.
Here is a draft of the text of such a letter that would be written on the stationery of the General Conference of SDAs: It is recently come to my attention that certain misguided members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the United States have distributed a book, written by the co-founder of this Christian denomination, to many individuals living in the city of Philadelphia, prior to your upcoming visit to that city.
That book is entitled The Great Controversy. That volume was written in the 19th century at a time in the history of the United Sites when the relationship between Protestant and Catholic Christians was much less than ideal. Unfortunately, that book reflected various very regrettable negative aspects of that relationship. I currently hold the position of president of the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and in that capacity I am writing to you to extend the apologies from a leader of one group of Christians to another, asking for your understanding and forgiveness for the unfortunate actions of a small number of members of the Christian faith tradition which I represent.
At a time when all Christians of good will should be seeking to come together to solve the serious problems facing our world, the actions of a few should not be allowed to confuse and disrupt that cooperation. It is in the spirit of that concern that this letter is being sent to you.
Please accept this apology in the name of all members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church who wish you and the church you represent the blessings of God.
I never became an astronaut, a test pilot, or a pilot at all, because ten-year-old me knew such a thing could never happen.
A Proposed Letter of Apology to Pope Francis from the GC President | Adventist Today
How could I possibly observe the Sabbath in space? I was a logical kid. I was baptized just before my 11th birthday. Now I'm nearly 30 years old, no longer an Adventist and Carson wants to be president. I have some questions. Donlin Long, director of neurosurgery, left, and Dr. Carson is the only candidate for president who has never led a state or company or run for political office, but the retired neurosurgeon maintains that someone who can lead life-or-death operations surely can run the country.
Perhaps understandably, Carson prefers to claim a more general and politically appealing Christianity. Yet I know well how difficult it is to be half an Adventist. Here's what I want debate moderators, the media, and the general public to ask Carson.
A Proposed Letter of Apology to Pope Francis from the GC President
How do you observe the Sabbath? Would that change how you tackled the job of being president? It's hard for the year-old me who wanted to be a test pilot to reconcile Adventism and the world's most demanding job. Adventists believe in a strictly non-secular observance of the time between Friday sunset and Saturday sunset, and many sermons in my childhood focused on heroic Adventists who rejected jobs, closed businessesor even resisted out-and-out coercion to do non-secular activities on the Sabbath.
In fact, the Adventist belief of the end of the world focuses entirely on observance of the Saturday Sabbath. I'd love to know just how a practicing Adventist expects to wake up to a national security briefing every Sabbath morning of his presidency. Do you believe that the United States will follow a Biblical prophecy that according to Adventists, believes the United States will "speak like a dragon" and persecute Adventists, aligning with the Catholic Church to force Sunday church attendance?
Carson told the Associated Press he "loves Catholics" and believes that is "just an interpretation.
White then you believe this. Do you believe that the office of the pope is, in fact, the Antichrist? How would this affect your relations with American Catholics and the Vatican?