As many have noticed already, the new Roman Pontiff resembles St. Francis of Assisi in his humility and simplicity of life. In his first week as Pope, he has chosen to take the bus and pray to Mother Mary merely as a pilgrim amongst pilgrims. What many are now slowly beginning to realize is that he also resembles St. Francis in his powerful intellect, nourished by a deep prayer life. St Francis was known as a powerful preacher, so much so that legend holds that even the animals would listen to him speak. Check out these 10 profound quotes from Pope Francis from the link below.