This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 9 June 2019 to 26 June 2019.
The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog.
- 23 June 2019 – Holy Mass on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Church of Santa Maria Consolatrice, 23 June 2019)
- 21 June 2019 – Video message of the Holy Father to the participants in the first conference against bullying and cyberbullying, entitled “#StopcyberbullyingDay – 24h Scholas Talks”, organized by WeZum, the international youth observatory of the Pontifical Scholas Occurrentes Foundation
- 21 June 2019 – Meeting on the theme “Theology after Veritatis Gaudium in the context of the Mediterranean”, promoted by the Pontifical Theological Faculty of Southern Italy – San Luigi section – of Naples (Naples, 21 June 2019)
- 22 June 2019 – To the International Federation of Catholic Medical Associations (FIAMC)
- 22 June 2019 – To Participants in the International Youth Forum
- “Jesus became bread broken for us, and He asks us to give ourselves to others, no longer to live for ourselves, but for one another. #CorpusDomini” @Pontifex 20 June 2019
- “With refugees, Divine Providence offers us an opportunity to build a more supportive, more fraternal society, and a more open Christian community, according to the Gospel. #WithRefugees” @Pontifex 20 June 2019
- “Dear young people, I would like to tell each one of you: God loves you; never doubt it, whatever happens to you in life; under any circumstances, you are infinitely loved.” @Pontifex 21 June 2019
- “The Eucharist prepares us for a place in eternity, because it is the Bread of Heaven. #CorpusDomini” @Pontifex 23 June 2019
- “Blessing is not about saying nice words or trite phrases; it is about speaking goodness, speaking with love. The Eucharist is itself a school of blessing. #CorpusDomini” @Pontifex 23 June 2019
- “The example of Saint John the Baptist invites us to be a Church that is always at the service of the Word of God; a Church that does not want to draw attention to itself, but to Jesus Christ.” @Pontifex 24 June 2019
- “Saying “yes” to the Lord means having the courage to embrace life with love as it comes, with all its fragility and smallness, with all its contradictions.” @Pontifex 25 June 2019
- “How many times, in prayer, do we limit ourselves to asking for gifts and listing requests, forgetting that the first thing we should do is praise God’s name, adore Him, and then go on to acknowledge His living image in our brothers and sisters.” @Pontifex 26 June 2019