I see the work the pope has to do. It is a huge responsibility. Nobody campaigns for it.
It’s very difficult to determine whether this is the fault of the world that has abandoned the Church, or the Church that does not know how to relate to the world.
Taking the life of another is always a moral crime.
The destination is a happy life, an accomplished life that doesn’t end with death but with eternal life.
We show deference to the civil authorities when they respect the divine origin of their power and when they serve the people with objective reference to the law of God.
Anger and hatred lead to fear; compassion and concern for others allow us to develop self-confidence, which breeds trust and friendship.Dalai Lama