Last quote by Joaquin Navarro-Valls
I don't consider Benedict to be timid. This is someone who before he became Pope was fraternising with leading intellectuals. He was comfortable exchanging ideas with non-believers or people with different religious views. The importance of Benedict XVI was most of all over the ideas of our time. He's never been interested in just winning an argument but more about trying to convince others by the force of his ideas. On that he was brilliant.
Feb 13 2013
We found 6 articles in which Joaquin Navarro-Valls said something. The most recent Joaquin Navarro-Valls’s quote is: “Has it changed, or will it change something from now on? I don't thing anything has changed. We've been used to a historical fact, Pope's don't resign. But no-one said it was impossible. It's a historical fact but not a legal one because Vatican law allows for it.”. In addition, all sources we refer have quoted Joaquin Navarro-Valls 7 times. On this page, you will find all of Joaquin Navarro-Valls’s quotes organized by date and topic.
Quotes by Joaquin Navarro-Valls
Feb 13 2013
Has it changed, or will it change something from now on? I don't thing anything has changed. We've been used to a historical fact, Pope's don't resign. But no-one said it was impossible. It's a historical fact but not a legal one because Vatican law allows for it.
Apr 30 2011
He had a great ability to make virtue sound nice, even when it was difficult. He didn't make it sound like hard work. He could convince you that you could live a virtuous life faced with the model of a relativist culture.
Mar 31 2005
The situation is stable but still very grave. Biological parameters have changed, his blood pressure is unstable, but the Pope is still lucid and is serene. This morning he requested that passages from the bible be read to him, and he followed the text perfectly well.
Feb 25 2005
The post operative situation continues regularly. He is breathing on his own and cardio-circulatory conditions remain good. Upon the advice of his doctors the Pope must not speak for several days so as to favour the recovery of the functions of the larynx. In this situation I think that we will release a new bulletin on the condition of the Holy Father in two days time.
Feb 10 2005
All medical tests, including a CAT scan, have excluded any other kind of problem.
Feb 02 2005
I think everyone should stay calm because today there is no reason for alarm.
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