Was the Pope misquoted?

Did the Pope say, " You don’t have to go to church. For many nature can be a church. One can be spiritual and not religious. Some of the best people did not believe in God while some of the worst deeds were done in His name"?

What about the Sacraments?
Was he misquoted?
This is going around on Facebook and a lot of Catholics are confused and some non- christians are thrilled.

Help.

Nicola

There is no evidence that those words were ever spoken by Pope Francis.

Even the website Snopes looked into this quote and determined:

…the quote appended to the image that circulated in December 2014 does not match any verifiable comments made by Pope Francis…It’s not clear where the quote originated, but there is no proof (nor is there precedent) for the claim Pope Francis voiced it.

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