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I Love This Guy: Pope Francis…

I borrowed the title of this post from this article  written by Father James Martin SJ  because it describes the way I feel about our Papa and the amazing example he’s setting for us all.

I feel uplifted by Pope Francis’s joy and love for humanity, not to mention his sense of confidence and self-assuredness. He conducts himself as someone who has no worry in the world but to spread the love of Jesus. He is doing this in such a loving way. His sincerity shines through.

He is inspirational to all. WYD in Rio is testament to his individual approach and independent thought, he reacts naturally sharing his demeanour since his appointment as the Vicar of Christ, as one who knows what he has to do and he’s going full steam ahead to share the Good News.

My favourite line from this article by Father James,‘Because of this I love the guy. Because of this I love God even more.’ Surely this is what it’s all about?

These photos are testament to this verve, energy and stamina. (All photos are from various sites)

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On his arrival in Rio, he chose to ride in this little Fiat, which took the wrong turn and ended up in Rio traffic.

On his arrival in Rio, he chose to ride in this little Fiat, which took the wrong turn and ended up in Rio traffic.

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7 Comments

  1. Is there any truth to the reports that the Pope honored quack faith healer/witch doctor in Brazil with Knighthood to Papal Order?

    Reply
  2. salmon
    that’s good to know
    but how do you explain photos of papal documents signed by Cardinal Bertone?
    It’s a real mystery. You would think the Catholic Church would be aware of this.
    No one would tell THAT big of a lie….not even a quack necromancer like john of god!!!

    Reply
  3. salmon
    huh?
    Sorry, will you be surprised to hear that I do not know many knights, ladies and marquises or seen their Papal titles.

    Reply
    • NO, you wouldn’t be familiar with them unless you are a practising Catholic.

      Reply
      • Salmon,
        brother practice makes perfect
        I couldn’t find complete list of knights, I must be going blind ( along with dumb)..sorry
        do you have the link ..the one you gave was just general wwikipedia stuff

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