‘Complaining Forbidden,’ reads poster on Pope’s door
July 14, 2017
Pope Francis has posted a sign on the door to his apartment in the St. Martha residence: “Complaining is forbidden.”
The sign, styled as a warning poster, says that people who complain suffer from poor morale and inability to solve problems. It recommends: “focus on your own potential and not on your limitations.”
The sign was a gift from an Italian psychologist, Salvo Noé, who met with the Pope after a public audience in June. Pope Francis immediately indicated his enthusiasm for the message, telling Noé: “I will put it on my office door.”
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Posted by: hartwood01 -
Jul. 16, 2017 10:30 AM ET USA
If the shoe fits,wear it.
Posted by: extremeCatholic -
Jul. 15, 2017 10:29 PM ET USA
The campaign of weaponized ambiguity continues.
Posted by: koinonia -
Jul. 15, 2017 8:16 PM ET USA
This might explain a few things.
Posted by: jackbene3651 -
Jul. 15, 2017 5:05 AM ET USA
I'd like to complain about the poster.
Posted by: mwean7331 -
Jul. 14, 2017 7:03 PM ET USA
I would be interested in his definition of "complaining' Is the Dubai complaining? Is disagreement with his or other hierarchy complaining? Were Cardinal Burke , Mueller and others who spoke out complainers? is he saying he only wants "yes men" around him? Hmm?
Posted by: james-w-anderson8230 -
Jul. 14, 2017 6:48 PM ET USA
That also goes well with his other mandate for Bishops and Cardinals. "Just agree with me and don't ask questions.