We are living in a time of many wars. The call for peace must be shouted. Peace sometimes gives the impression of being quiet, but it is never quiet. Peace if always proactive and dynamic.
Take care of brothers and sisters who are weaker ... the elderly, the sick, the hungry, the homeless and strangers, because we will be judged on this.
Do not be content to live a mediocre Christian life: walk with determination along the path of holiness.
Let us pray for all good and faithful priests who dedicate themselves to their people with generosity and unknown sacrifices.
The climate is a common good, belonging to all and meant for all.
Politics, according to the Social Doctrine of the Church, is one of the highest forms of charity, because it serves the common good. I cannot wash my hands, eh? We all have to give something!
All Christians need an 'ecological conversion', whereby the effects of their encounter with Jesus Christ become evident in their relationship with the world around them.
The Pope appeals for disinterested solidarity and for a return to person-centred ethics in the world of finance and economics.
A credible witness to truth and to the values of the Gospel is urgently needed.
Gay parenting is a rejection of God's law engraved in our hearts.
Our mission as Christians is to conform ourselves evermore to Jesus as the model of our lives.
Today in many places we hear a call for greater security. But until exclusion and inequality in society and between peoples is reversed, it will be impossible to eliminate violence.
Fraternal love is the nearest testimony that we can give that Jesus is alive among us.
When fundamentalism comes to kill, it can kill with the language -- the Apostle James says this, not me -- and even with a knife, no?
How many young people, how many young people of our Europe, whom we have left empty of ideals, who do not have work... they take drugs, alcohol, or go there to enlist in fundamentalist groups.
The people that does not care for its children or grandparents is a people that has not future. Because it doesn't have the strength or the memory to go forward.
To be an ambassador for Christ means to invite everyone to a personal encounter with Jesus.
But always think this: do not be afraid of failure. Do not be afraid of falling. In the art of walking, what is important is not avoiding the fall but not remaining fallen.
We are all called to be friends with Jesus. Don't be afraid to love the Lord.
There is so much indifference in the face of suffering. May we overcome indifference with concrete acts of charity.
Let us thank all those who teach in Catholic schools. Educating is an act of love; it is like giving life.
Let no one consider themselves to be the 'armour' of God while planning and carrying out acts of violence and oppression!
If we learn to say we're sorry and ask forgiveness, the marriage will last.
Before God and his people I express my sorrow for the sins and grave crimes of clerical sexual abuse committed against you. And I humbly ask forgiveness.
There is no sin that God cannot pardon. All we need to do is ask for forgiveness.
Do not forget this: the Lord never wearies of forgiving! We are the ones who weary of asking for forgiveness.
When I have a problem, I write it down and ask St Joseph to sleep on it.
I say only that this man Donald Trump is not Christian if he has said things like that about wall. We must see if he said things in that way and in this I give the benefit of the doubt.
A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be -- and not building bridges -- is not Christian.
As your captain, I'm going to push you to not fall back on defense, but to play offense, and to play our match -- the Gospel, together.
How often we forget to dedicate ourselves to that which truly matters! We forget that we are children of God.
The blood of our Christian brothers and sisters is a testimony which cries out to be heard by everyone who can still distinguish between good and evil.
May every Church and Christian community be a place of mercy amid so much indifference.
We learn many virtues in our Christian families. Above all, we learn to love, asking nothing in return.
This is Christian hope, that the future is in God's hands.
Humility saves man: pride makes him lose his way.
While all too many people live in dire poverty, others are caught up in materialism and lifestyles which are destructive of family life and the most basic demands of Christian morality.
Let's pray for whole world that there be brotherhood. I hope this journey of the church we begin today is fruitful for evangelization.
Avoiding pregnancy is not an absolute evil.
I believe in the old warrior's credo that to the victor go the spoils.
If my good friend Dr. Gasparri says a curse word against my mother, he can expect a punch. It's normal. It's normal.
When we meet a person truly in need, do we see the face of God?
How many kinds of moral and material poverty we face today as a result of denying God and putting so many idols in his place!
Our faith in Christ, who became poor, and was always close to the poor and the outcast, is the basis of our
concern for the integral development of society's most neglected members.
We proclaim the resurrection of Christ when his light illuminates the dark moments of our existence, and we are able share it with others.
There is no worse material poverty, I am keen to stress, than the poverty which prevents people from earning their bread and deprives them of the dignity of work.
Dear brothers and sisters, the Church loves you! Be an active presence in the community, as living cells, as living stones.
An authentic faith-which is never comfortable or completely personal-always involves a deep desire to change the world, to transmit values, to leave this earth somehow better than we found it.
May we try to listen and be silent in order to make space for the beauty of God.
It is not 'progressive' to try to resolve problems by eliminating a human life.
Drug addiction is an evil, and with evil there can be no yielding or compromise.
Children have a right to grow up in a family with a father and a mother.
We cannot give up in the face of evil. God is Love and he has defeated evil through Christ's death and resurrection.
Families will always have their trials; be living examples of love, forgiveness, and care.
Not all Muslims are violent, not all Catholics are violent. It is like a fruit salad; there's everything. There are violent persons of this religion.
A Christian who does not pray for those who govern is not a good Christian.
At times we are slaves of sin. Lord, come to free us!
The Internet offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something truly good, a gift from God.
All men and women of good will are bound by the task of pursuing peace.
Gay adoption is discrimination against children.
Take care of God's creation. But above all, take care of people in need.
Every Christian is a missionary to the extent that he or she bears witness to God's love. Be missionaries of God's tenderness!
God's love is unbounded. It has no limits.
The family is the greatest treasure of any country. Let us all work to protect and strengthen this, the cornerstone of society.