Pope Francis: Mercy

“A little bit of mercy makes the world less cold and more just.”

~Pope Francis.

Pope Benedict XVI: Christianity

English: Pope Benedict XVI during general audition

English: Pope Benedict XVI during general audition (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

“Many people perceive Christianity as something institutional — rather than as an encounter with Christ — which explains why they don’t see it as a source of joy.”
Pope Benedict XVI, May 2004

 

Pope John XXIII: Consult not your fears…

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English: PORTRAIT OF JOHN XXIII Español: IMAGEN DE JUAN XXIII (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.”
Pope John XXIII

 

Pope John Paul I: I would have studied harder

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pope john paul (Photo credit: 416style)

 

Venice, Plaque commemorating pope John Paul I,...

Venice, Plaque commemorating pope John Paul I, previously a Patriarch of Venice, on the facade of the Palazzo patriarcale (the palace of the bishops of Venice). Picture by Giovanni Dall’Orto, August 8, 2007. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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30pxPope John Paul I coat of arms 30pxHerb Jana Pawła I (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

“If someone had told me I would be Pope one day, I would have studied harder”
Pope John Paul I