St. Justin (Popovich of Serbia) : The "Third Fall"

"In the history of mankind there are 3 falls : The fall of Adam, of Judas the Iscariot and that of the Pope. The essence of falling into sin is always the same: the desire to become God by oneself. In this manner, a man insensibly equates himself with the devil, because he also wants to become God by himself to replace God with himself...The fall of the Pope lies exactly in this very thing: to want to replace the Godman with the man..." 

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