73+ EXCLUSIVE Pope Francis Quotes to Make You Wiser

Jorge Mario Bergoglio, becoming Pope Francis, is the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State. He is a breath of fresh air, and famous Pope Francis quotes will teach us about faith, hope, and charity while giving us a new perspetive on life, happpiness and love.

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Best Pope Francis Quotes

When we walk without the cross, when we build without the cross and when we proclaim Christ without the cross, we are not disciples of the Lord We are worldly We may be bishops, priests, cardinals, popes, all of this, but we are not disciples of the Lord

The basic rule of a crisis is that you don’t come out of it the same If you get through it, you come out better or worse, but never the same

Although the life of a person is in a land full of thorns and weeds, there is always a space in which the good seed can grow You have to trust God

In the trials of life, you reveal your own heart how solid it is, how merciful, how big or small

God always has patience

In moments of crisis you get both good and bad people reveal themselves as they are

Jesus teaches us another way Go out Go out and share your testimony, go out and interact with your brothers, go out and share, go out and ask Become the Word in body as well as spirit

From this crisis we can come out better or worse We can slide backward, or we can create something new

The confessional is not a torture chamber, but the place in which the Lord’s mercy motivates us to do better

The Covid crisis may seem special because it affects most of humankind But it is only special in how visible it is There are a thousand other crises that are just as dire, but are just far enough from some of us that we can act as if they don’t exist

Right now, we don’t have a very good relationship with creation

We need a movement of people who know we need each other, who have a sense of responsibility to others and to the world

The people of God want pastors, not clergy acting like bureaucrats or government officials

This crisis unmasks our vulnerability, exposes the false securities on which we had based our lives It is a time for honest reflection, for owning our roots

To say that you can kill in the name of God is blasphemy

For a long time, we carried on thinking we could be healthy in a world that was sick. But the crisis has brought home how important it is to work for a healthy world

Religion has the right to express its opinion in the service of the people, but God in creation has set us free: it is not possible to interfere spiritually in the life of a person

History is what was, not what we want it to have been, and when we try to throw an ideological blanket over it, we make it so much harder to see what in our present needs to change in order to move to a better future

From my point of view, God is the light that illuminates the darkness, even if it does not dissolve it, and a spark of divine light is within each of us

Sometimes the uprooting can be a healing or a radical makeover

If one has the answers to all the questions  that is the proof that God is not with him. It means that he is a false prophet using religion for himself The great leaders of the people of God, like Moses, have always left room for doubt You must leave room for the Lord, not for our certainties; we must be humble

What I learned was that you suffer a lot, but if you allow it to change you, you come out better

Find new ways to spread the word of God to every corner of the world

Today our peoples lack joy there is a sadness that no pleasure or distraction can relieve As long as one part of humanity is suffering the most abject misery, how can any of us be joyful?

Perhaps I can say that I am a bit astute, that I can adapt to circumstances, but it is also true that I am a bit naive Yes, but the best summary, the one that comes more from the inside and I feel most true is this: I am a sinner whom the Lord has looked upon

Between the first step, which is to come close and allow yourself to be struck by what you see, and the third step, which is to act concretely to heal and repair, there is an essential intermediate stage to discern and to choose

A beautiful homily, a genuine sermon, must begin with the first proclamation, with the proclamation of salvation There is nothing more solid, deep and sure than this proclamation

This is a time to recover values, in the proper sense of the word: to return to what is authentically worthwhile

This is me, a sinner on whom the Lord has turned his gaze And this is what I said when they asked me if I would accept my election as pontiff I am a sinner, but I trust in the infinite mercy and patience of our Lord Jesus Christ, and I accept in a spirit of penance

A time of trial is always a time of distinguishing the paths of the good that lead to the future from other paths that lead nowhere or backward With clarity, we can better choose the first

Since many of you do not belong to the Catholic Church and others are non believers, from the bottom of my heart I give this silent blessing to each and every one of you, respecting the conscience of each one of you but knowing that each one of you is a child of God

The Spirit shows us new things through what the Church calls signs of the times Discerning the signs of the times allows us to make sense of change

Those who today always look for disciplinarian solutions, those who long for an exaggerated doctrinal security those who stubbornly try to recover a past that no longer exists  they have a static and inward directed view of things In this way, faith becomes an ideology among other ideologies

Tradition is not a museum, true religion is not a freezer, and doctrine is not static but grows and develops, like a tree that remains the same yet which gets bigger and bears ever more fruit

First of all, you ask me if the God of Christians forgives one who doesn’t believe and doesn’t seek the faith. Premise that  and it’s the fundamental thing  the mercy of God has no limits if one turns to him with a sincere and contrite heart the question for one who doesn’t believe in God lies in obeying one’s conscience

See where you are centered, and decenter yourself The task is to open doors and windows and move out beyond

If the Christian is a restorationist, a legalist, if he wants everything clear and safe, then he will find nothing Tradition and memory of the past must help us to have the courage to open up new areas to God

Discerning what is and what is not of God, we begin to see where and how to act

God never gives someone a gift they are not capable of receiving If he gives us the gift of Christmas, it is because we all have the ability to understand and receive it

The voice of the enemy distracts us from the present by getting us to focus on fears of the future or the sadness of the past

The Jesuits have a vow to obey the pope, but if the pope is a Jesuit, maybe he should have a vow to obey the superior general I feel like I’m still a Jesuit in terms of my spirituality, what I have in my heart

The voice of God, on the other hand, speaks to the present, helping us to move ahead in the here and now

Christmas is joy, religious joy, an inner joy of light and peace

The voice of God opens your horizons, whereas the enemy pins you against a wall. Where the good spirit gives you hope, the bad spirit sows suspicion, anxiety, and finger pointing

We must always walk in the presence of the Lord, in the light of the Lord, always trying to live in an reprehensible way

Time belongs to the Lord Trusting in Him, we move forward with courage, building unity through discernment, to discover and implement God’s dream for us, and the paths of action ahead

He who doesn’t pray to the Lord prays to the devil

Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, repression or assassination, but also by unfair economic structures that create huge inequalities Pope Francis

I have a dogmatic certainty God is in every person’s life God is in everyone’s life. Even if the life of a person has been a disaster, even if it is destroyed by vices, drugs or anything else  God is in this person’s life You can you must  try to seek God in every human life

Life is a journey When we stop, things don’t go right Pope Francis

Once elected, the Pope is by virtue of the promise of Jesus to Peter, the Pope is preserved from the possibility of error God would change any spendthrift politician into a responsible Pope

From my point of view, God is the light that illuminates the darkness, even if it does not dissolve it, and a spark of divine light is within each of us Pope Francis

I am a sinner This is the most accurate definition It is not a figure of speech, a literary genre I am a sinner

God never gives someone a gift they are not capable of receiving If he gives us the gift of Christmas, it is because we all have the ability to understand and receive it Pope Francis

Worshiping is stripping ourselves of our idols, even the most hidden ones, and choosing the Lord as the center, as the highway of our lives

Truth, according to the Christian faith, is God’s love for us in Jesus Christ Therefore, truth is a relationship Pope Francis

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

Grace is not part of consciousness; it is the amount of light in our souls, not knowledge nor reason Pope Francis

The Son of God became incarnate in the souls of men to instill the feeling of brotherhood All are brothers and all children of God

We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love Be poor among the poor We need to include the excluded and preach peace Pope Francis

I believe in God not in a Catholic God; there is no Catholic God There is God, and I believe in Jesus Christ, his incarnation.Jesus is my teacher and my pastor, but God, the Father, Abba, is the light and the Creator This is my Being

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 absolute evil Pope Francis

Worshiping the Lord means giving Him the place that he must have; worshiping the Lord means stating, believing not only by our words  that He alone truly guides our lives; worshiping the Lord means that we are convinced before Him that He is the only God, the God of our lives, the God of our history

This is the struggle of every person be free or be a slave Pope Francis

Sin, also for those who don’t have faith, exists when one goes against one’s conscience To listen to and obey it means, in fact, to decide in face of what is perceived as good or evil And this decision pivots the goodness or malice of our action

No one can grow if he does not accept his smallness Pope Francis

I entered the diocesan seminary I liked the Dominicans, and I had Dominican friends. But then I chose the Society of Jesus, which I knew well because the seminary was entrusted to the Jesuits Three things, in particular, struck me about the Society the missionary spirit, community, and discipline

I believe in God  not in a Catholic God there is no Catholic God There is God, and I believe in Jesus Christ, his incarnation Pope Francis

Since God created the world, He also created reality

To say that you can kill in the name of God is blasphemy Pope Francis