Posts Tagged 'Pope Paul VI'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/27/15

English: Pope Paul VI

English: Pope Paul VI (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.”   —   Pope Paul VI

(My previous favorite pope!  Now, I’m liking this new guy, Francis, a lot . . . and I’m not even Catholic!  Be well an do good, friends.)   —   YUR

PS.  WordPress is screwing with the Related Articles format again.  I wish they would just leave well enough alone!   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 12/12/14


English: picture of pope paul VI Español: foto...

English: picture of pope paul VI Español: fotografia del papa pablo VI (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Whatever you want to do, do it now!  There are only so many tomorrows.”   —   Pope Paul VI


(Wow!  Even for Pope Paul VI this is pretty open-ended, to say the least.  I know he was only expressing a Carpe Diem philosophy, but coming from a Pope it almost sounds like: Permission to Sin!  Be well and do good, friends.  Seize the day . . . but only within the confines of the law and general morality.)   —   YUR 



Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/12/11

The opening of the Second Session of the Secon...

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Never reach out your hand unless you’re willing to extend an arm.”   —   Pope Paul VI

(The last forward thinking Pope.  Progressive and pragmatic, he did so much to bring the Catholic church into the 20th Century.  Too bad his two better known successors, while great men in their own right, were/are so reactionary.  While not a religious person, I’m not even Catholic, I often wonder how different the world would be had Pope John Paul I not died – so very suddenly – after only 33 days as Pope.  Unfortunately, for us all, we’ll never know.  But, I believe things would have been better.  Be well and do good, my friends.)   —   YUR

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