Pope Francis Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Pope Francis quotes, Pope Francis sayings, and Pope Francis proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

If someone is gay nd he searches for the lord and has good will, who am I to judge? Pope Francis
The measure of the greatness of a society is found in the way it treats those most in need, those who have nothing apart from their poverty! Pope Francis
People in every nation enhance the social dimension of their lives by acting as committed and responsible citizens. Pope Francis
The measure of the greatness of a society is found in the way it treats those most in need, those who have nothing apart from their poverty! Pope Francis
Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, repression or assassination, but also by unfair economic structures that creates huge inequalities. Pope Francis
How many solutions are found to family problems if we take time to reflect? If we think of a husband or wife and we dream about their good qualities that they have? Don't ever lose the illusion of when you were boyfriend and girlfriend! Pope Francis
Total openness to serving others is our hallmark, it alone is our title of honor! Pope Francis
Each of us has a vision of good and of evil. We have to encourage people to move towards what they think is good... Everyone has his own idea of good and evil and must choose to follow the good and fight evil as he conceives them. That would be enough to make the world a better place. Pope Francis
Your sins are great? Just tell the Lord: Forgive me, help me to get up again, change my heart! Pope Francis
We need to avoid the spiritual sickness of a church that is wrapped up in its own world: when a church becomes like this, it grows sick. Pope Francis
Defend the unborn against abortion even if they persecute you, calumniate you, set traps for you, take you to court or kill you. Pope Francis
The right to life is the first human right. Abortion is killing someone that cannot defend him or herself. Pope Francis
Human life must always be defended from its beginning in the womb and must be recognised as a gift of God that guarantees the future of humanity. Pope Francis
Let us say "Yes" to life and not death. Let us say "Yes" to freedom and not enslavement to the many idols of our time. In a word, let us say "Yes" to the God who is love, life and freedom, and who never disappoints. Pope Francis
When everything falls apart, only one thing sustains our hope: God loves us, he loves everyone! Pope Francis
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
Christian marriage is that sacrament which builds up the community of the Church and of society. Marriage has been inscribed in creation's design by God, and, by his grace, countless Christian men and women have lived married life fully. Pope Francis
A little bit of mercy makes the world less cold and more just. Pope Francis
A Christian who does not pray for those who govern is not a good Christian. Pope Francis
Terrorism grows when there are no other options, and when the center of the global economy is the god of money and not the person men and women this is already the first terrorism! Pope Francis
Each of us has a vision of good and of evil. We have to encourage people to move towards what they think is good... Everyone has his own idea of good and evil and must choose to follow the good and fight evil as he conceives them. That would be enough to make the world a better place. Pope Francis
Human trafficking is a scourge, a crime against the whole of humanity. It is time to join forces and work together to free its victims and to eradicate this crime that affects all of us, from individual families to the worldwide community. Pope Francis
Human trafficking is an open wound on the body of contemporary society, a scourge upon the body of Christ. It is a crime against humanity. Pope Francis
Human trafficking is an open wound on the body of contemporary society, a scourge upon the body of Christ...It is a crime against humanity. Pope Francis
The true strength of the Christian is the power of truth and love, which leads to the renunciation of all violence. Faith and violence are incompatible. Pope Francis
Migrants and refugees are not pawns on the chessboard of humanity. They are children, women and men who leave or who are forced to leave their homes for various reasons, who share a legitimate desire for knowing and having, but above all for being more. Pope Francis
The tyranny of relativism is the spiritual poverty of our time. Pope Francis
To celebrate the sacrament of reconciliation means to be wrapped in a warm embrace. Pope Francis
We are impatient, anxious to see the whole picture, but God lets us see things slowly, quietly. Pope Francis
Inequality is the root of social evil. Pope Francis