This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 27 February 2017 to 22 March 2017.
The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog.
- 27 February 2017 – XXXII World Youth Day: “The Mighty One has done great things for me” (Lk 1:49)
- 21 March 2017 – Video message of the Holy Father to the young people from all over the world on the occasion of the upcoming World Youth Days (27 February 2017)
- 10 March 2017 – Address of the Holy Father at the conclusion of the annual Lenten retreat (Ariccia, 10 March 2017)
- “The Church wishes to be close to each person with the love, compassion and consolation that come from Christ.” @Pontifex 16 March 2017
- “Fasting means not only abstaining from food, but also from any unhealthy attachment, and especially sin.” @Pontifex 17 March 2017
- “I invite you not to build walls but bridges, to conquer evil with good, offence with forgiveness, to live in peace with everyone.” @Pontifex 18 March 2017
- “May St Joseph, Spouse of Mary and Patron of the Universal Church, bless you and watch over you. And best wishes to fathers!” @Pontifex 19 March 2017
- “t is vital that we sow the seeds of goodness in order to cultivate justice, foster accord, and sustain integration, without growing weary.” @Pontifex 21 March 2017
- “Even if we may be men and women of little faith, the Lord saves us. We must always have hope in the Lord!” @Pontifex 22 March 2017