Here’s one for all you Lutherans out there. I love playing “spot the Luther reference” with Pope Benedict. He seems to know the great Reformer much better than any other pope has done over the last 500 years! This one came from his conversation with the Priests of Rome (yes, another “Question and Answer” session):
[This] seems to me a typically Catholic reality. Luther said: we cannot add anything. And this is true. And then he said: our acts thus do not count for anything. And this is not true, because the Lord’s generosity is revealed precisely in his invitation to us to enter and also gives value to our being with him.