Jan 172018
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 18 November 2017 to 17 January 2018.

The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog.

Angelus

General Audiences

Homilies

Messages

Speeches

Papal Tweets

  • “If we fail to suffer with those who suffer, even those of different religions, languages or cultures, we need to question our own humanity.” @Pontifex 11 January 2018
  • “The encounter with God and our brothers and sisters cannot wait just because we are slow or lazy. We are called to that encounter today!” @Pontifex 12 January 2018
  • “We must not wait to be perfect before responding to the Lord who calls us, but rather open our hearts to His voice.” @Pontifex 13 January 2018
  • “We should work to accommodate, to protect, to promote and to integrate whoever is forced to leave their own home and undergo moments of real difficulty. @M_RSection” @Pontifex 14 January 2018
  • “I ask you to accompany me on my journey to Chile and Peru in your prayers.” @Pontifex 15 January 2018
  • “We pray to God for the courage to ask forgiveness and to learn how to listen to what he is saying to us.” @Pontifex 16 January 2018
  • “Listening to religious teaching or learning a doctrine is not enough. What we want is to live as Jesus lived.” @Pontifex 17 January 2018

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Jan 102018
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 4 January 2018 to 10 January 2018.

The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog.

Homilies

Speeches

Papal Tweets

  • “God became a child to be closer to the men and women of every time, and to show us His infinite tenderness.” @Pontifex 4 January 2018
  • “God walks along the dusty paths of our lives and responds to our longing for love and happiness by calling us to joy.” @Pontifex 5 January 2018
  • “Like the Magi, believers are led by faith to seek God in the most hidden places, knowing that the Lord waits for them there.” @Pontifex 6 January 2018
  • “Baptism is also called ‘illumination’, because faith illuminates the heart and allows us to see things in a different light.” @Pontifex 7 January 2018
  • “Let us share the joy of our Christian brothers and sisters of the East who are celebrating Christmas today.” @Pontifex 7 January 2018
  • “Joy, prayer and gratitude are three ways that help us live authentically.” @Pontifex 8 January 2018
  • “A joyful soul is like healthy soil in which life can thrive and produce good fruit.” @Pontifex 9 January 2018
  • “The more we are rooted in Christ, the more we rediscover interior peace, even in the midst of daily challenges.” @Pontifex 10 January 2018

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Jan 032018
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 16 November 2017 to 3 January 2018.

The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog.

Angelus

General Audiences

Homilies

Prayers

Speeches

Papal Tweets

  • “Today we pray for all the children who are not allowed to be born, who cry with hunger, who hold weapons in their hands instead of toys.” @Pontifex 28 December 2017
  • “Modesty is a virtue that is essential for anyone who wants to be like Jesus, who is meek and humble of heart.” @Pontifex 29 December 2017
  • “During these days let us give space to attitudes and gestures that favour peace.” @Pontifex 30 December 2017
  • “The Family is the harmonious union of differences between a man and a woman. When it’s open to life and to others it’s even more authentic.” @Pontifex 31 December 2017
  • “Let us nurture the seeds of peace as they grow and let us transform our cities into workshops of peace.” @Pontifex 1 January 2018
  • “In the simplicity of the nativity scene we encounter and contemplate the tenderness of God which reveals itself in the Baby Jesus.” @Pontifex 2 January 2018
  • “In the name of Jesus, with our witness, we can prove that peace is possible.” @Pontifex 3 January 2018

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Dec 272017
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 21 December 2017 to 27 December 2017.

The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog.

Homilies

Messages

Speeches

Papal Tweets

  • “Without love, both life and faith are worthless.” @Pontifex 21 December 2017
  • “Let us free Christmas from the worldliness that has taken it hostage! The true spirit of Christmas is the beauty of being loved by God.” @Pontifex 22 December 2017
  • “If we really want to celebrate Christmas, let’s contemplate this image: the fragile simplicity of a new-born baby. That’s where God is.” @Pontifex 23 December 2017
  • “Contemplating the Baby Jesus, with His humble and infinite love, let us say to Him, very simply: “Thank you for doing all this for me!”” @Pontifex 24 December 2017
  • “Stop and look at the nativity scene: let us enter the true spirit of Christmas with the shepherds, bringing Baby Jesus all that we are.” @Pontifex 25 December 2017
  • “Today we want to remember all those who suffer persecution. We want to be close to them with our affection and our prayers.” @Pontifex 26 December 2017
  • “God is in love with us. He draws us to Him with tenderness by being born poor and fragile among us, like one of us.” @Pontifex 27 December 2017

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Dec 202017
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 2 December 2017 to 20 December 2017.

The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog.

Speeches

Papal Tweets

  • “I encourage all of you to live the joy of your mission by witnessing to the Gospel wherever you are called to live and work.” @Pontifex 14 December 2017
  • “Even if there were no one else left to remember us, Jesus would always be there at our side.” @Pontifex 15 December 2017
  • “We become holy when we work for others. When we do so, we continue the creative action of God in history.” @Pontifex 16 December 2017
  • “May the Lord grant us the wisdom to seek that which is worthwhile and to love, not with our words but with our actions.” @Pontifex 17 December 2017
  • “Every stranger that knocks at our door is an opportunity to meet Jesus Christ.” @Pontifex 18 December 2017
  • “Go out to meet Jesus, spend time with Him in prayer, and entrust your whole life to His merciful love.” @Pontifex 19 December 2017
  • “Heaven doesn’t value what you have, but what you give.” @Pontifex 20 December 2017

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Dec 132017
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 26 November 2017 to 13 December 2017.

The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog.

Angelus

General Audiences

Messages

Speeches

Papal Tweets

  • “May the Virgin Mary always be our refuge, our consolation, and the way that leads to Christ.” @Pontifex 8 December 2017
  • “We must fight corruption with determination. It is an evil based on the worship of money and it offends human dignity.” @Pontifex 9 December 2017
  • “Political activity must truly be conducted at the service of the human person, with respect for creation and for the common good.” @Pontifex 10 December 2017
  • “We ask for the grace to make our faith more and more operative through acts of charity.” @Pontifex 11 December 2017
  • “Thank you for following @Pontifex which turns five years old today. May social media always be spaces that are rich in humanity!” @Pontifex 12 December 2017
  • “Christians are called to work concretely in the realities of this world, illuminating them with the light that comes from God.” @Pontifex 13 December 2017

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Dec 062017
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 7 November 2017 to 6 December 2017.

The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog.

Angelus

General Audiences

Homilies

Messages

Speeches

Papal Tweets

  • “The most holy name of God can never be invoked to justify hatred and violence against other human beings.” @Pontifex 30 November 2017
  • “How much openness is needed to welcome people who feel alone and confused as they search for a meaning in life!” @Pontifex 1 December 2017
  • “May the wisdom of God help us to know how to welcome and accept those who think and act differently from us.” @Pontifex 2 December 2017
  • “Dear friends in Myanmar and Bangladesh, thank you for your welcome! Upon you I invoke divine blessings of harmony and peace.” @Pontifex 2 December 2017
  • “Every person is unique and unrepeatable. Let us ensure the disabled are always welcomed by the communities in which they live.” @Pontifex 3 December 2017
  • “Faith becomes tangible when it finds its expression in love and, especially, in the service of our brothers and sisters in difficulty.” @Pontifex 4 December 2017
  • “We are all beggars before the love of God, a love that gives meaning to our existence and that offers us eternal life.” @Pontifex 5 December 2017
  • “No child of God can be discarded in His eyes. He entrusts a mission to each one of us.” @Pontifex 6 December 2017

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Nov 292017
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 13 November 2017 to 29 November 2017.

The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog.

Homilies

Messages

Speeches

Papal Tweets

  • “At the end of time, when the Lord comes to meet us, our joy will be immense. We live in anticipation of this encounter!” @Pontifex 23 November 2017
  • “As I prepare to visit Myanmar and Bangladesh, I wish to send a message of greeting and friendship to everyone. I can’t wait to meet you!” @Pontifex 25 November 2017
  • “Let us look to Jesus today and say to Him in our hearts: ”Remember me, Lord, now that you are in your Kingdom!”” @Pontifex 26 November 2017
  • “I want my visit to embrace all the people of Myanmar and to encourage the building of an inclusive society.” @Pontifex 28 November 2017
  • “The love of Christ is like a “spiritual GPS” that guides us unerringly towards God and towards the heart of our neighbor.” @Pontifex 29 November 2017

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Nov 222017
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 7 November 2017 to 22 November 2017.

The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog.

Angelus

General Audiences

Homilies

Messages

Papal Tweets

  • “We need to encounter the poor and learn how to share so that it becomes a way of life.” @Pontifex 17 November 2017
  • “Without the support of the prayers of the faithful, the Successor of Peter cannot fulfill his mission in the world. I am counting on you to” @Pontifex 18 November 2017
  • “On this day, I invite the entire Church to keep its gaze fixed on those who hold out their hands asking for our solidarity.” @Pontifex 19 November 2017
  • “Let us work together to ensure that children continue to smile: their faces serene, filled with joy and hope. #WorldChildrensDay” @Pontifex 20 November 2017
  • “May Mary’s pure and simple smile be a source of joy for each one of us as we face life’s difficulties.” @Pontifex 21 November 2017
  • “When we encounter others, do we bring them the warmth of charity or do we stay closed up and warm only ourselves before our fireplace?” @Pontifex 22 November 2017

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Nov 162017
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 14 September 2017 to 16 November 2017.

The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog.

Angelus

General Audiences

Homilies

Prayers

Speeches

Papal Tweets

  • “May a culture of encounter always be promoted that is able to bring down the walls which still divide the world.” @Pontifex 9 November 2017
  • “Science expresses its full dignity when it serves the integral development of the person and the human family.” @Pontifex 10 November 2017
  • “Let us remember in our prayers all those who, with dedication and spirit of sacrifice, care for those who are ill.” @Pontifex 11 November 2017
  • “We cannot change the world alone, but together we can spread the joy of the Gospel by staying close to those most in need.” @Pontifex 12 November 2017
  • “A Christian can never be a pessimist!” @Pontifex 13 November 2017
  • “Nothing and nobody can block the light that Christ puts in our hearts and on the face of His friends.” @Pontifex 14 November 2017
  • “Faith is a great life companion, allowing us to feel the presence of a Father who never leaves His creatures alone.” @Pontifex 15 November 2017
  • “Poverty is not an accident. It has causes that must be recognized and removed for the good of so many of our brothers and sisters.” @Pontifex 16 November 2017

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