Pope Francis Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Pope Francis

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Pope Francis quotes: Let us ask Mary to help us fix our eyes intently on Jesus, to follow him always, even when this is demanding. Let us ask Mary to help us fix our eyes intently on Jesus, to follow him always, even when this is demanding.
Pope Francis quotes: The emptier a person's heart is, the more he or she needs to buy, own, and consume. The emptier a person's heart is, the more he or she needs to buy, own, and consume.
Pope Francis quotes: When a society lacks God, even prosperity is joined by a terrible spiritual poverty. When a society lacks God, even prosperity is joined by a terrible spiritual poverty.
Pope Francis quotes: A great challenge: stop ruining the garden which God has entrusted to us so that all may enjoy it. A great challenge: stop ruining the garden which God has entrusted to us so that all may enjoy it.
Pope Francis quotes: We have to work harder to develop a profound theology of women within the church. The feminine genius is needed wherever we make important decisions. We have to work harder to develop a profound theology of women within the church. The feminine genius is needed wherever we make important decisions.
Pope Francis quotes: Human dignity is the same for all human beings: when I trample on the dignity of another, I am trampling on my own. Human dignity is the same for all human beings: when I trample on the dignity of another, I am trampling on my own.
Pope Francis quotes: Just as we need the courage to be happy, we also need the courage to live simply. Just as we need the courage to be happy, we also need the courage to live simply.
Pope Francis quotes: Charity, patience and tenderness are very beautiful gifts. If you have them, you want to share them with others. Charity, patience and tenderness are very beautiful gifts. If you have them, you want to share them with others.
Pope Francis quotes: God never tires of forgiving us; we are the ones who tire of seeking his mercy. God never tires of forgiving us; we are the ones who tire of seeking his mercy.
Pope Francis quotes: Many powerful people don't want peace, because they live off war Many powerful people don't want peace, because they live off war
Pope Francis quotes: Trust in the power of Christ's Cross! Receive his reconciling grace and share it! Trust in the power of Christ's Cross! Receive his reconciling grace and share it!
Pope Francis quotes: The great challenge facing us today is to learn once again how to talk to one another, not simply how to generate and consume information. The great challenge facing us today is to learn once again how to talk to one another, not simply how to generate and consume information.
Pope Francis quotes: Let's say 'Yes' to life and 'No' to death. Let's say 'Yes' to life and 'No' to death.
Pope Francis quotes: Consumerism has brought us anxiety. Set aside time to play with your children, and turn off the TV when they sit down to eat. Consumerism has brought us anxiety. Set aside time to play with your children, and turn off the TV when they sit down to eat.
Pope Francis quotes: Lord, with so much violence in Iraq, may we persevere in our prayer and generosity. Lord, with so much violence in Iraq, may we persevere in our prayer and generosity.
Pope Francis quotes: Be close tot he poor, the needy, to touch in their flesh the flesh of Jesus. Be close, please Be close tot he poor, the needy, to touch in their flesh the flesh of Jesus. Be close, please
Pope Francis quotes: I love it when people can actually engage with the materials of the sacrament in advance. I love it when people can actually engage with the materials of the sacrament in advance.
Pope Francis quotes: The security of faith does not make us motionless or close us off, but sends us forth to bear witness and to dialogue with all people. The security of faith does not make us motionless or close us off, but sends us forth to bear witness and to dialogue with all people.
Pope Francis quotes: Abortion isn't a lesser evil, it's a crime. Taking one life to save another, that's what the Mafia does. It's a crime. It's an absolute evil. Abortion isn't a lesser evil, it's a crime. Taking one life to save another, that's what the Mafia does. It's a crime. It's an absolute evil.
Pope Francis quotes: How marvellous it would be if, at the end of the day, each of us could say: today I have performed an act of charity towards others! How marvellous it would be if, at the end of the day, each of us could say: today I have performed an act of charity towards others!
Pope Francis quotes: Our Mother Mary is full of beauty because she is full of grace. Our Mother Mary is full of beauty because she is full of grace.
Pope Francis quotes: Whenever we take a step towards Jesus, we come to realize that he is already there, waiting for us with open arms. Whenever we take a step towards Jesus, we come to realize that he is already there, waiting for us with open arms.
Pope Francis quotes: Anyone who wants to be pope doesn't care much for themselves, God doesn't bless them. I didn't want to be pope. Anyone who wants to be pope doesn't care much for themselves, God doesn't bless them. I didn't want to be pope.
Pope Francis quotes: Cars are necessary, but take a more humble one. Think of how many children die of hunger and dedicate the savings to them. Cars are necessary, but take a more humble one. Think of how many children die of hunger and dedicate the savings to them.
Pope Francis quotes: We can coexist well [with Muslims]. But there are fundamentalist groups. We can coexist well [with Muslims]. But there are fundamentalist groups.
Pope Francis quotes: Holy Week is a good occasion to go to confession and to take up the right path again. Holy Week is a good occasion to go to confession and to take up the right path again.
Pope Francis quotes: God is not a divine being or a magician, but the Creator who brought everything to life. God is not a divine being or a magician, but the Creator who brought everything to life.
Pope Francis quotes: Mercy will always be greater than any sin, no one can put a limit on the love of the all-forgiving God. Just Mercy will always be greater than any sin, no one can put a limit on the love of the all-forgiving God. Just
Pope Francis quotes: Let us thank all those who teach in Catholic schools. Educating is an act of love; it is like giving life. Let us thank all those who teach in Catholic schools. Educating is an act of love; it is like giving life.
Pope Francis quotes: Jesus is not a figure from the past: He continues now and always to light the way for us. Jesus is not a figure from the past: He continues now and always to light the way for us.
Pope Francis quotes: The Lord never tires of forgiving. It is we who tire of asking for forgiveness. The Lord never tires of forgiving. It is we who tire of asking for forgiveness.
Pope Francis quotes: It is not enough to say we are Christians. We must live the faith, not only with our words, but with our actions. It is not enough to say we are Christians. We must live the faith, not only with our words, but with our actions.
Pope Francis quotes: Advent is a journey towards Bethlehem. May we let ourselves be drawn by the light of God made man. Advent is a journey towards Bethlehem. May we let ourselves be drawn by the light of God made man.
Pope Francis quotes: Let us leave a spare place at our table: a place for those who lack the basics, who are alone. Let us leave a spare place at our table: a place for those who lack the basics, who are alone.
Pope Francis quotes: To all people of good will who are working for social justice: never tire of working for a more just world, marked by greater solidarity! To all people of good will who are working for social justice: never tire of working for a more just world, marked by greater solidarity!
Pope Francis quotes: To be saints is not a privilege for a few, but a vocation for everyone. To be saints is not a privilege for a few, but a vocation for everyone.
Pope Francis quotes: The poor is the center of the Gospel. If we take out the poor, we cannot understand the message of Christ The poor is the center of the Gospel. If we take out the poor, we cannot understand the message of Christ
Pope Francis quotes: There is a danger that threatens everyone in the church, all of us. The danger of worldliness. It leads us to vanity, arrogance and pride. There is a danger that threatens everyone in the church, all of us. The danger of worldliness. It leads us to vanity, arrogance and pride.
Pope Francis quotes: Wretched are those who are vindictive and spiteful. Wretched are those who are vindictive and spiteful.
Pope Francis quotes: We are all sinners. But God heals us with an abundance of grace, mercy and tenderness We are all sinners. But God heals us with an abundance of grace, mercy and tenderness
Pope Francis quotes: War is not to be waged in the name of God. War is not to be waged in the name of God.
Pope Francis quotes: I try to lead a life where I don't have to ask God for forgiveness. I try to lead a life where I don't have to ask God for forgiveness.
Pope Francis quotes: Always know in your heart that God is by your side; he never abandons you! Let us never lose hope! Let us never allow it to die in our hearts! Always know in your heart that God is by your side; he never abandons you! Let us never lose hope! Let us never allow it to die in our hearts!
Pope Francis quotes: We cannot keep ourselves shut up in parishes, in our communities, when so many people are waiting for the Gospel! We cannot keep ourselves shut up in parishes, in our communities, when so many people are waiting for the Gospel!
Pope Francis quotes: Listen to Jesus and follow him. That's the message of the Transfiguration. Listen to Jesus and follow him. That's the message of the Transfiguration.
Pope Francis quotes: Let us pray that the Church be holier and more humble, loving God by serving the poor, the lonely and the sick. Let us pray that the Church be holier and more humble, loving God by serving the poor, the lonely and the sick.
Pope Francis quotes: We are all sinners. We are called to a conversion of heart We are all sinners. We are called to a conversion of heart
Pope Francis quotes: Finally an evangelizing community is filled with joy; it knows how to rejoice always. Finally an evangelizing community is filled with joy; it knows how to rejoice always.
Pope Francis quotes: Faith is not a light which scatters all our darkness, but a lamp which guides our steps in the night and suffices for the journey. Faith is not a light which scatters all our darkness, but a lamp which guides our steps in the night and suffices for the journey.
Pope Francis quotes: Every religion has its dignity ... in freedom of expression there are limits. Every religion has its dignity ... in freedom of expression there are limits.
Pope Francis quotes: Only trust in God can transform doubts into certainty, evil into good, night into radiant dawn. Only trust in God can transform doubts into certainty, evil into good, night into radiant dawn.
Pope Francis quotes: Every child that isn't born, but is unjustly condemned to be aborted, has the face of Jesus Christ, has the face of the Lord. Every child that isn't born, but is unjustly condemned to be aborted, has the face of Jesus Christ, has the face of the Lord.
Pope Francis quotes: The Pope appeals for disinterested solidarity and for a return to person-centred ethics in the world of finance and economics. The Pope appeals for disinterested solidarity and for a return to person-centred ethics in the world of finance and economics.
Pope Francis quotes: We are all called to be friends with Jesus. Don't be afraid to love the Lord. We are all called to be friends with Jesus. Don't be afraid to love the Lord.
Pope Francis quotes: If our hearts are closed, if our hearts are made of stone, the stones find their way into our hands and we are ready to throw them. If our hearts are closed, if our hearts are made of stone, the stones find their way into our hands and we are ready to throw them.
Pope Francis quotes: Do not forget this: the Lord never wearies of forgiving! We are the ones who weary of asking for forgiveness. Do not forget this: the Lord never wearies of forgiving! We are the ones who weary of asking for forgiveness.
Pope Francis quotes: Do I pray that the Lord gives me the desire to do his will, or do I look for compromises because I'm afraid of God's will? Do I pray that the Lord gives me the desire to do his will, or do I look for compromises because I'm afraid of God's will?
Pope Francis quotes: God always forgives, always. But he asks that I forgive. If I don't forgive, in a certain sense I am closing the door to God's forgiveness. God always forgives, always. But he asks that I forgive. If I don't forgive, in a certain sense I am closing the door to God's forgiveness.
Pope Francis quotes: God thinks like the shepherd who lays down his life in order to defend and save his sheep. God thinks like the shepherd who lays down his life in order to defend and save his sheep.
Pope Francis quotes: God's love is unbounded. It has no limits. God's love is unbounded. It has no limits.
Pope Francis quotes: Life gradually becomes a surrender to situations conditioned by technology. Life gradually becomes a surrender to situations conditioned by technology.
Pope Francis quotes: I believe that in pretty much every religion there is always a small group of fundamentalists. I believe that in pretty much every religion there is always a small group of fundamentalists.
Pope Francis quotes: The Christian family is missionary: it announces the love of God to the world. The Christian family is missionary: it announces the love of God to the world.
Pope Francis quotes: Certain truths in life can only be seen with eyes cleansed by tears. Certain truths in life can only be seen with eyes cleansed by tears.
Pope Francis quotes: Like Mary, may we nurture the light born within us at Christmas. May we carry it everywhere in our daily lives. Like Mary, may we nurture the light born within us at Christmas. May we carry it everywhere in our daily lives.
Pope Francis quotes: Every people deserves to conserve its identity without being ideologically colonised. Every people deserves to conserve its identity without being ideologically colonised.
Pope Francis quotes: Mary's life shows that God accomplishes great deeds through those who are the most humble. Mary's life shows that God accomplishes great deeds through those who are the most humble.
Pope Francis quotes: Right now, we don't have a very good relation with creation. Right now, we don't have a very good relation with creation.
Pope Francis quotes: God's faithfulness is stronger than our unfaithfulness and our infidelities. God's faithfulness is stronger than our unfaithfulness and our infidelities.
Pope Francis quotes: At times we are slaves of sin. Lord, come to free us! At times we are slaves of sin. Lord, come to free us!
Pope Francis quotes: I feel so low that instead of picking myself up I have to cut others down. I feel so low that instead of picking myself up I have to cut others down.
Pope Francis quotes: Christians know how to face difficulties, trials and defeat with serenity and hope in the Lord. Christians know how to face difficulties, trials and defeat with serenity and hope in the Lord.
Pope Francis quotes: Let us learn from Christ how to pray, to forgive, to sow peace, and to be near those in need. Let us learn from Christ how to pray, to forgive, to sow peace, and to be near those in need.
Pope Francis quotes: Ask Jesus what he wants from you and be brave! Ask Jesus what he wants from you and be brave!
Pope Francis quotes: Situations can change; people can change. Be the first to seek to bring good. Do not grow accustomed to evil, but defeat it with good. Situations can change; people can change. Be the first to seek to bring good. Do not grow accustomed to evil, but defeat it with good.
Pope Francis quotes: Life rejuvenates and acquires energy when it multiplies: It is enriched, not impoverished! Life rejuvenates and acquires energy when it multiplies: It is enriched, not impoverished!
Pope Francis quotes: There is never a reason to lose hope. Jesus says: I am with you until the end of the world. There is never a reason to lose hope. Jesus says: I am with you until the end of the world.
Pope Francis quotes: With Christ as the center of your life, you will never be disappointed. With Christ as the center of your life, you will never be disappointed.