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Pope Francis Quotes

35 Of Pope Francis's Most Prophetic Statements

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.21.2015 | Religion

Pope Francis has brought new spirit into the Catholic Church with his humble lifestyle and direct and often challenging commentary on world affairs a...

Pope Francis Denounces Labor Markets That Put Profit Over People

The Associated Press | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 08.19.2015 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is denouncing a global labor market that is interested only in profit and warning that unemployment causes enor...

Pope Francis To Bishops: Act More Like Pastors And Stop Ordering People Around

The Associated Press | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.20.2015 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has told bishops to strongly denounce corruption and to act more like pastors than "pilots" telling the faithful wh...

Our 8 Favorite Quotes From Pope Francis' Latest Book

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 04.07.2015 | Religion

In the Gospels, Jesus is constantly walking -- tracing a path through the ancient towns of Galilee, gathering followers and breaking bread with the ou...

8 Quotes In Honor Of Pope Francis' 78th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.17.2014 | Religion

Pope Francis celebrated his 78th birthday on December 17. He was born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in 1936 to Italian immigrants who had made a home in ...

Pope Francis: 'The Mental Structure Of Fundamentalists Is Violence'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.14.2014 | Religion

Pope Francis said a lot in his recent interview with Spanish-language magazine La Vanguardia. The interview Here are 8 of the most powerful quotes...

Pope Francis: Human Trafficking Is ‘A Crime Against Humanity'

Religion News Service | Josephine McKenna | Posted 04.11.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Four women who were forced into sex slavery and later freed met Thursday (April 10) with Pope Francis at an international conferenc...

Obama Quotes Pope

Posted 12.04.2013 | Religion

The Pope is making the world sit up and pay attention to poverty with his dedication to serving the poor, and it looks like world leaders are taking a...

Vatican Does Damage Control With Pope Francis' Explosive Statements

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 10.09.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has grabbed headlines with his off-the-cuff homilies, crowd-pleasing one-liners and lengthy intervi...

The Pope's Most Shocking Statements

Posted 10.07.2013 | Religion

Pope Francis is no stranger to controversy - he's had plenty of it in the six months since he was elected as Pope. Amidst his spiritual teachings,...

Pope Francis On The Poor And The 'Culture Of Waste'

Posted 08.19.2013 | Religion

Pope Francis is making his mark as one Catholic Church's more humble Popes by eschewing luxurious vestments in favor of simple white robes, as well as...

Public Schools: Follow the Pope

T. Elijah Hawkes | Posted 10.08.2013 | Impact
T. Elijah Hawkes

As a principal in our public schools -- one of America's most long-established, far-reaching and, some would say, difficult-to-reform institutions -- I find the Pope's vision of institutional change to be compelling.

Pope Francis On Celibacy, Women, God And More

Posted 05.24.2013 | Religion

By Cathleen Falsani Orange County Register (RNS) In his two months as leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics, Pope Francis has captu...