By Agence France-Presse
Pope Francis carries the load of the world’s poor and struggling on his shoulders: the very last thing he wants is people turning up at his condo for a complain.
Vietato lamentarsi (no complaining) reads a sign in Italian held on the door to Pope Francis’s personal rooms within the Vatican that was given to him by a psychologist, in accordance to a non secular professional shut to the pontiff.
Psychologist Salvo Noe, writer of motivational guides, gave it to Francis on the finish of an viewers on Saint Peter’s Square final month, journalist Andrea Tornielli mentioned on the “Vatican Insider” web site.
“I will put it up on my office door where I receive visitors,” the pope is claimed to have promised with a smile.
But in the long run he selected to dangle it on the entrance to his modest residing quarters within the Santa Marta lodge within the tiny state.
The Argentine typically tries to buck up gloomy believers by telling them to forged off their melancholy and stop grumbling.
The sign’s small print warns offenders “are subject to developing a victim complex, resulting in a lowering… of their capacity to solve problems”.
“The penalty is doubled whenever the violation is committed in the presence of children,” it says, including: “To be your best you have to focus on your own potential and not on your limits, so stop whining and act to make your life better”.