"The world sees in our conduct, in our behaviour, the proof that we are the real children of God."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Pope Shenouda III on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Pope Shenouda III on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Pope Shenouda III on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Pope Shenouda III on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Pope Shenouda III on Lawrence Welk
"Homosexuality is against nature. Sexual expression is permitted only within marriage, between man and woman, male and female. Anything else is an abnormality and is against nature."
"The Coptic Church respects the law but it does not accept rulings that go against the Bible and our freedom of religion."