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A Year With Papa F

Pope Francis Thumbs Up

Vincenzo Pinto/AFP

Aleteia - published on 03/13/14 - updated on 06/07/17

Unforgettable moments with the Holy Father during the first year of his pontificate.

A man of faith, a man of the people and a man of simplicity.
Aleteia marks Pope Francis’ one year anniversary with a selection of photos that depict some of his most unforgettable moments. 


White Smoke: "Habemus Papam!"

© ALETEIA/JEFFREY BRUNO

"Cardinal Claudio Hummes said to me: “Don’t forget the poor!”. And that word entered right here: the poor, the poor. Then, straight away, in relation to the poor I thought of Francis of Assisi. " 

 © OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP PHOTO

"A mundane logic pushes us towards success, power and money; the logic of God, towards humility, service and love."


© OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP PHOTO

"Benedict has enriched and reinvogorated the Church with his magesterum,
with his goodness, his guidence, his faith, his humility and his clemency:"




© OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP PHOTO

"Dear young people, don’t hide your talents, the gifts which God has given you!
Don’t be afraid to dream big!"




© OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP PHOTO

"True power is service.

The Pope must serve all, especially the poorest, the weakest, the smallest."  



© OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP PHOTO






© OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP PHOTO

"We keep our faith alive with prayer, with the Sacraments;
we are vigilant not to forget God."




© OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP PHOTO

"Lets stop before the Babe of Bethlehem.
Lets allow our hearts to be moved; don’t be afraid of this, we need it!"




© OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP PHOTO

"Today we are about to begin a stupendous week in Rio;
let it be an occasion for deepening our friendship in Jesus Christ."




© OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP PHOTO

"I ask that we take up the path of meeting together and negotiating
with both courage and decisiveness:"




© OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP PHOTO

Think of the good of the children and the youth 
that in the Christian community they should always be protected."





© OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP PHOTO







 © OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP PHOTO



 © OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP PHOTO

"The Pope emeritus is not a statue in a museum. He is an institution."



© OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP PHOTO

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