Famous quotes by Benedict XVI

An Adult faith does not follow the waves of fashion and the latest novelties.

I too hope in this short reign to be a man of peace.

I leave from where the apostle arrived.

The abuse of faith has to be resisted precisely.

Celibacy is not a matter of compulsion. Someone is accepted as a priest only when he does it of his own accord.

Truth is not determined by a majority vote.

We are not some casual and meaningless product of evolution. Each of us is the result of a thought of God.

Purity of heart is what enables us to see.

Evil draws its power from indecision and concern for what other people think.

One who has hope lives differently.

a spiritual desert is spreading - an interior emptiness, an unnamed fear, a quiet sense of despair.

God's love for his people is so great that it turns God against himself, his love against his justice.

God is our Father and loves us, even when his silence remains incomprehensible.


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