¶ "In this condition I cannot be Pope. It is better that I die."
¶ "Passion of Christ, comfort me! Patience of Christ, support me!"
¶"I am glad to suffer so much on the day of Our Lord's Nativity."
¶"Don't let me suffer more than it is God's will."
¶. "We have seen New Year's but we will never see Easter."
¶"I wish no more doctors. One doctor is sufficient to kill a man."
¶"I am much uplifted tonight."
¶ "The Pope must not be sick or old, because the Church would suffer."
Credited with having uttered the foregoing statements,...