While serving as Bishop of Geneva, Doctor of the Universal Church. Francis was quoted as saying "Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly... Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections... Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.
Through his sermons and writings, his devotion was to teach those souls that had to live in the world how to have confidence in God, and how to be genuinely and truly pious - graces of which he saw the great necessity. Please, allow writers to realize the power of the press and inspire all to tell the truth by writing honestly.