Pope Francis is paying the Philippines a visit starting today until Monday (yup, that's why it's a long weekend!). The Pope's itinerary includes a state visit to Malacañan Palace, a few masses, and a day trip to Leyte. In time for his first trip to the country, we share with you five of his most famous quotes since he started his duties as the Catholic church's leader.
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On his official Twitter account, @Pontifex:
To change the world we must be good to those who cannot repay us.— Pope Francis (@Pontifex) October 18, 2014
The pope's answer to a journalist asking about the Vatican's "alleged gay lobby" during his flight to Rome from Rio de Janeiro after the celebration of World Youth Day:CONTINUE READING BELOWFeatured VideoADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
During one of his sermons last year where he said that it's not enough to pray.
Speaking about violence and peace on Twitter:
Violence is not conquered by violence. Lord, send us the gift of peace. #prayforpeace— Pope Francis (@Pontifex) August 9, 2014
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