You Cannot Find Jesus

Card. Jorge Bergoglio SJ, 2008Pope Francis I:

“You cannot find Jesus outside the Church.”

(Source: Uttered on April 23, 2013, in the Apostolic Palace’s Pauline Chapel,


Jesus Does Not Act As A Seer

Pope Benedict XVI:

Papa Benedetto“Jesus does not describe the end of the world, and when He uses apocalyptic images, He does not act as a ‘seer’. On the contrary, He wishes to ensure that His disciples in every age remain unmoved by dates and predictions…”

(Source: A statement made on November 18 2012, during his Monday Angelus to the faithful.


“Have No Fear”

Papst Johannes-Paul IIPope John Paul II:

“Have no fear when people call me the ‘Vicar of Christ,’ when they say to me ‘Holy Father,’ or ‘Your Holiness,’ or use titles similar to these, which seem even inimical to the Gospel.”

(Source: Pope John Paul II, Crossing the Threshold of Hope (New York: Alfred A. Knoff. 1995): 6.)


“More than a Hypothesis”

Park Jordana w Krakowie - JPIIPope John Paul II:

“Today…new knowledge leads us to recognize in the theory of evolution more than a hypothesis.”

(Source: VATICAN CITY, OCT 23, 1996,