What our Popes and Saints Say

What Our Popes and Saints Say?

stpaul“Our struggle is not against human foes but against cosmic powers.” – St. Paul

stpio“Let us always keep before our eyes the fact that here on earth we are on a battlefield and that in paradise we shall receive the crown of victory.
 -St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina

stcatherine“I long to see you a true knight, strong in your fight against the devil’s every trick as long as we are on this battlefield, surrounded by enemies who are constantly fighting against us. -St. Catherine of Sienna

mothertheresa“The devil tempts us.  His aim is death not so much you or I: we are nothing.  It is about God, a hatred of God.” – Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

popebenedict

“The peace of Jesus is the fruit of a constant struggle against evil.  The battle that Jesus has decided to fight is not against men or human powers but against the enemy of God and man, Satan.” – Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

popefrancis

“The devil is present!  The devil is here….we must learn from the Gospel how to fight against satan.” – Pope Francis

“Jesus fights the devil: first criterion.  Second criterion:  he who is not with Jesus is against Jesus.  There are no attitudes in the middle.  Third criterion:  vigilance over our hearts because the devil is astute.  He is never cast out forever.  It will only be so on the last day.” – Pope Francis

Pope John Paul” The battle against the devil, which is the principal task of Saint Michael the Archangel, is still being fought today, because the devil is still alive and active in the world .” -Saint John Paul II