Sweden: Christian Church Describes Teenage Climate-Change Activist Greta Thunberg as a “Successor” to Jesus Christ

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Sweden: The Christian Church of Limhamn tweeted, “Announcement! Jesus of Nazareth has now appointed one of his successors, Greta Thunberg.” Limhamn is a municipality in southern Sweden. The tweet received backlash after it was unearthed following the UN’s recent Climate-Change Summit last month. At the time, the tweet was so controversial that it forced the church to clarify its theological views and stop using the social media account altogether. -GEG

A Swedish church’s tweet naming teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg as the “successor” to Jesus Christ has again received backlash after it was unearthed following the U.N.’s Climate Change Summit.

“Announcement! Jesus of Nazareth has now appointed one of his successors, Greta Thunberg,” the Church of Limhamn wrote on Twitter on Dec. 1, 2018. Limhamn is a municipality in southern Sweden.

This announcement, which was both lauded and criticized on Twitter, was unearthed following Thunberg’s speech at the U.N.’s Climate Action Summit in New York City on Sept. 23. 

The church’s support for climate activism was shared in nearby Malmö, where the Church of Sweden said it would be ringing its church bells in solidarity with the global climate strike that was held Sept. 20-27.

“In conjunction with the Global Climate Strike, church bells ring and we gather for prayer for the future of the earth,” the church announced.

“We pray that we believe that man is responsible for nurturing and managing Creation so that children are given the opportunity for a future. We pray that we know that climate change affects the most vulnerable — poor, children and women. We pray that we believe in man’s ability to change and change.”

The Limhamn church retweeted Twitter users who supported what they described as a “humorous” post about the teenage activist being a successor to Christ, insisting that their use of the word was legitimate.

“Here you can read more about the word ‘success’ and its different meanings /nuances,” the church added in a post on Twitter on Dec. 3, 2018.

Following a backlash on Twitter, however, the account was abandoned days later on Dec. 6, 2018, with a message saying: “Dear twitter, If we have hurt someone we apologize, it has never been our opinion. Our sense has been to talk about Jesus Christ in our own way. Now we leave the arena. Thank you for your commitment, joy and debate. God bless you! Jonas Persson, ward pastor.”

“The tweets have not been deleted, but the account was true to its word and has remained inactive since Dec. 6,” the Washington Examiner noted Monday. 


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I was thinking more like Judas. Look at the anger in her face at 16. Another lost soul.