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Last rites declaration of Ioannes Paulus PP. II (Karol Wojtyla)

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Ioannes Paulus PP. II

Apr 4, 2005, 3:17:47 AM4/4/05
"The unforgiveable sins this earth must confront and overcome are
Nationalism, capitalism, and hoarding. The idea of every nation
should be forgot, price should be struck from the commons, and
princes should be seen for the devils they are. The sins include
our church, secret societies, and other religions which make of
the spirit of God a divide."

Last rites declaration of Ioannes Paulus PP. II (Karol Wojtyla)
2nd April 2005

122. Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the
same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves.
It is like a nation which we have provoked, but meet again after two
generations. They are still Frenchmen, but not the same.

123. He no longer loves the person whom he loved ten years ago. I quite
believe it. She is no longer the same, nor is he. He was young, and she
also; she is quite different. He would perhaps love her yet, if she were
what she was then.

124. We view things not only from different sides, but with different eyes;
we have no wish to find them alike.

125. Contraries.--Man is naturally credulous and incredulous, timid and

126. Description of man: dependency, desire of independence, need.

127. Condition of man: inconstancy, weariness, unrest.

128. The weariness which is felt by us in leaving pursuits to which we are
attached. A man dwells at home with pleasure; but if he sees a woman who
charms him, or if he enjoys himself in play for five or six days, he is
miserable if he returns to his former way of living. Nothing is more common
than that.

129. Our nature consists in motion; complete rest is death.

130. Restlessness.--If a soldier, or labourer, complain of the hardship of
his lot, set him to do nothing.

131. Weariness.--Nothing is so insufferable to man as to be completely at
rest, without passions, without business, without diversion, without study.
He then feels his nothingness, his forlornness, his insufficiency, his
dependence, his weakness, his emptin

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