Selected quotes of Pope Benedict XVI offered daily for prayer and reflection….

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Love of God

He who loves God is not afraid: ‘In love there is no fear'.

Angelus Address
St. Peter's Square
22 June 2008

Love of God

Seeking God… is today, as it was yesterday, the foundation of all true culture.

General Audience
Paul VI Hall
17 September 2008

Love of God

All of history is ‘a struggle between two loves.” (St. Augustine) Either we love ourselves and have contempt for God, or we love God and have contempt for ourselves in martyrdom.

Anniversary of his Pontificate
Private Lunch with Cardinals
21 May 2012

Love of God

What does it mean to love Christ? It means trusting him even in times of trial, following him faithfully even on the Via Crucis, in the hope that soon, the morning of the Resurrection will come.

Pastoral Visit to Poland
Pilsudzki Square
Warsaw, Poland
26 May 2006

Love of God

Loving God requires an interior freedom from all possessions and all material goods: the love of God is revealed in responsibility for others.

Spe Salvi
Encyclical Letter on Hope

Love of God

Love of God leads to participation in the justice and generosity of God towards others.

Encyclical Letter
'Spe Salvi'