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As always after a long pontificate, a new page was opened in the history of the Church with the election of a new pope. Pope Benedict XVI was elected in 2005. In his inaugural sermon, the new Pontiff explained his view of a relation with Christ: It like remembering god when bad time comes! As European community began to understand what is god when they were exposed to Hinduism and many could feel that, what Church preaches is not true. The business approach of Church became obvious to them and they began to ask questions. Before things go out of hand, it is good to be with Christ for future. Century old imperial style working, during what the Church and Popes had forgotten Christ, will not work any more they realized. We see due to these realizations now we see Church has begun to play low. Many Clergy openly recommend their followers to practice Yoga. However, at the same time they do not want to admit openly that they are changing. The fears that due to more influence of modern science already a large number of followers of Church have left Church. Concept of god that Church proposed has been found to be not acceptable to modern science.
Are we not perhaps all afraid in some way?
If we let Christ enter fully into our lives, if we open ourselves totally to Him, are we not afraid that HE might take something away from us? No! If we let Christ into our lives, we lose nothing, nothing, absolutely nothing of what makes life free, beautiful and great. No! Only in this friendship do we experience beauty and liberation when we give ourselves to Him, we receive a hundredfold in return. Yes, open, open wide the doors to Christ – and you will find true life. This is usual way Church would canvass for their hold on faithful. However, that is not having any effects on new generation. They cannot be fooled by such talk. Since they are observing that Church officials do not do what they preach!
On February 11, 2013, Pope Benedict XVI announced that he would tender his resignation on February 28, 2013, less than three weeks later. On March 13, 2013, Pope Francis—the first Jesuit pope and the first pope from the Americas—was elected to the papacy.
Now we are watching if Church can really improve and instead of preaching Peter's religion move to preach real Christ teachings. So far, we observe that Church has been preaching the teachings of St. Peter while using name of Christ.
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