Love is never defeated, and I could add, the history of Ireland proves it.


Pope John Paul II

896

Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.


Pope John Paul II

896

Young people are threatened... by the evil use of advertising techniques that stimulate the natural inclination to avoid hard work by promising the immediate satisfaction of every desire.


Pope John Paul II

896

When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.


Pope John Paul II

896

Humanity should question itself, once more, about the absurd and always unfair phenomenon of war, on whose stage of death and pain only remain standing the negotiating table that could and should have prevented it.


Pope John Paul II

896

War is a defeat for humanity.


Pope John Paul II

896

What we talked about will have to remain a secret between him and me. I spoke to him as a brother whom I have pardoned and who has my complete trust.


Pope John Paul II

896

Today, for the first time in history, a Bishop of Rome sets foot on English soil. This fair land, once a distant outpost of the pagan world, has become, through the preaching of the Gospel, a beloved and gifted portion of Christ’s vineyard.


Pope John Paul II

896

Radical changes in world politics leave America with a heightened responsibility to be, for the world, an example of a genuinely free, democratic, just and humane society.


Pope John Paul II

896

When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.


Pope John Paul II

896

The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.


Pope John Paul II

896

Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.


Pope John Paul II

896

Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.


Pope John Paul II

896

Radical changes in world politics leave America with a heightened responsibility to be, for the world, an example of a genuinely free, democratic, just and humane society.


Pope John Paul II

896

I have a sweet tooth for song and music. This is my Polish sin.


Pope John Paul II

896

There are people and nations, Mother, that I would like to say to you by name. I entrust them to you in silence, I entrust them to you in the way that you know best.


Pope John Paul II

896

You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.


Pope John Paul II

896

Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift, which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls, with whom they make up a sole family - a domestic church.


Pope John Paul II

896

Violence and arms can never resolve the problems of men.


Pope John Paul II

896

When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.


Pope John Paul II

896

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