Famously Single Man Offers Marriage Advice on Fake Holiday

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - FEBRUARY 14: Pope Francis attends a meeting with engaged couples from all over the world gathered today, on the feast of St. Valentine, in St. Peter's Square on February 14, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. During the event, organised by the Pontifical Council for the Family, Pope Francis emphasised that living together is 'an art, a patient, beautiful and fascinating journey' which can be summarized in three words: please, thank you and sorry. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
Photo: Franco Origlia/Getty Images

Pope Francis offered a special Valentine’s Day seminar for 25,000 engaged people at St. Peter’s Square today, delivering both love tips and bad jokes. The magic words in a relationship, he said, are “Please, thanks, and sorry.”

Never finish the day without making peace!” he added, according to an AP translation. “Because if you end the day without making peace, what you have inside becomes hard and cold and it becomes harder to make peace the following day.”

And while urging young people to commit, he warned, “The perfect family doesn’t exist, nor the perfect husband nor wife. Let’s not even talk about the perfect mother-in-law!” This guy.

Pope Marriage Advice: ‘Please, Thanks, Sorry’