Over the years, I have heard different pastors and others criticize King James for the divine right of kings to rule. What these pastors and others’ do not understand is that the Roman Catholic Church wants to rule over all the kingdoms of the world. The Roman Catholic Church would use Jesuits and Catholic priests to stir up the people against a king that was disobedient to Rome. The priests would preach against the king and the Jesuits would work behind the scenes against the king. By doing this, the priests and Jesuits would turn the Catholic population of a nation against the king and this would result in a potential civil war. Other ways of dealing with wayward kings was with the assassin’s sword or poison. In other cases “fifth columns” allowed the pope’s armies to enter a country unknown to the king. This is the problem that King James had since he was a Protestant king. The Roman Catholic Church wanted King James dead and replaced with a Catholic king or queen that would submit themselves to Rome. The Gun Powder Plot of 1605 was a Catholic plot to kill King James. King James was considered a heretic king and worthy of assassination.
The Pope considers himself the victor of Christ on earth. This means that the Pope thinks he has all the power and authority of God on the Earth. In other words, the pope thinks that he is the king of kings and lord of lords and that all kings must submit themselves to the Roman Catholic Church with the pope as the head of the Roman Catholic church. King James’ divine right of kings was for kings to rule their own kingdom without submission to Rome. He believed that a king was only accountable to God and to the law, and not to the pope of the Roman Catholic Church.
“With respect to the doctrine of the Divine Right of Kings, this doctrine was the principal force restraining the authority of the Popes in James’ time and thereafter…[W]ithout the doctrine of the Divine Right, Roman Catholicism would have dominated history well beyond its current employment in the Dark Ages. Furthermore, Divine Right made it possible for the Protestant Reformation in England to take place, mature and spread to the rest of the globe.
The Roman Catholic pope is still interfering in the operation of nations. The Catholic Church has been working with the United Nations since at least 2006 to pass the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty to disarm the American people and the whole world if possible. This treaty regulates firearms covered by the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution. The Second Amendment of the United States recognizes the rights of its citizens to be armed. The Second Amendment states, “the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”
The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty went into effect on December 24, 2014. Ninety-one countries have ratified the treaty and forty-two other countries have signed but not ratified the treaty. The Roman Catholic Church has worked openly with the United Nations to pass the United Nations Arm Trade Treaty. There is documentation of their work with the United Nations on the Vatican’s website and the United Nations’ website. The United States signed the treaty on September 25, 2013. This was more work of President Obama to disarm the American people. Fortunately, for the American people, the NRA has been fighting against this treaty.
As bad as gun control legislation is at the federal level in the United States, this treaty would be gun control at a global level where the United Nations would regulate gun ownership in the United States. This treaty not only regulates firearm ownership but also the ammunition used in the firearms.
One of the major problems with the Catholic Church is that the leadership of the Catholic Church is in Rome, Italy. Pope John Paul II was the first non-Italian Pope in 400 years. John Paul II was from Poland. The next Pope Benedict XVI was from Germany. The current Pope Francis is from Argentina. Now what does anyone from Italy, Poland, Germany, or Argentina know about the Second Amendment in America or the free enterprise system? Europe is a different culture than America. Europe is socialist and communist. All of these popes mentioned are either communists or socialists. The Pope is not an American. The Pope does not reflect the values of America. What business does the pope have trying to run America???
The most recent example is the pope’s pressure on the President of the United States, Donald Trump, not to pull out of the Paris Accord, which is a climate treaty. Basically, the effect of this treaty is economic, not environmental, in that it does little for the environment, while crippling the United States’ ability to compete economically with other world powers like China and India. President Trump visited the Vatican on May 24, 2017. The pope tried to influence President Trump not to pull out of the Paris Accord. President Trump disobeyed the pope on June 2, 2017, and pulled the United States out of the Paris Accord. The Roman Catholic Church is in the business of running other countries. They did it in the time of King James in England, and they are still doing it today in America.