1920, Polish-Born Italian Pope
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
John Paul II – [Family]
Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence.
John Paul II – [Fear]
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.
John Paul II – [Marriage]
Pervading nationalism imposes its dominion on man today in many different forms and with an aggressiveness that spares no one. The challenge that is already with us is the temptation to accept as true freedom what in reality is only a new form of slavery.
John Paul II – [Nationalities and Nationalism]
The cemetery of the victims of human cruelty in our century is extended to include yet another vast cemetery, that of the unborn.
John Paul II – [Abortion]
The question confronting the Church today is not any longer whether the man in the street can grasp a religious message, but how to employ the communications media so as to let him have the full impact of the Gospel message.
John Paul II – [Churches]