Sep 142017
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 28 August 2017 to 14 September 2017.

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

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Homilies

Messages

Speeches

Papal Tweets

  • “Dear Friends, please pray for me and all of Colombia, where I will be travelling for a journey dedicated to reconciliation and peace.” @Pontifex 5 September 2017
  • “I encourage you to entrust yourselves to the Lord, who is the only one who helps and inspires us to contribute to reconciliation and peace.” @Pontifex 7 September 2017
  • “Dear young people, do not be afraid of the future! Dare to dream big! Keep joy alive, a sign of a young heart that has encountered the Lord.” @Pontifex 7 September 2017
  • “Reconciliation is consolidated by the contribution of all. It enables us to build the future and makes hope grow.” @Pontifex 8 September 2017
  • “Truth is an inseparable companion of justice and mercy.” @Pontifex 8 September 2017
  • “Today there are many who hunger for God, who hunger for dignity. As Christians, we must help them to be satiated by God.” @Pontifex 9 September 2017
  • “Our contagious joy must be our first testimony to the closeness and love of God.” @Pontifex 9 September 2017
  • “Charity helps us to know the truth and truth calls for acts of kindness.” @Pontifex 10 September 2017
  • “To “take the first step” is, above all, to go out and meet others with Christ the Lord.” @Pontifex 10 September 2017
  • “Dear Colombian brothers and sisters, thank you! I have met so many people who have touched my heart. You have done me a world of good!” @Pontifex 10 September 2017
  • “I encourage world leaders to set aside partisan and ideological interests and seek together the common good of all humanity.” @Pontifex 12 September 2017
  • “War is the negation of all rights. Let us pray for those who have the responsibility to avoid war between peoples.” @Pontifex 13 September 2017
  • “In the Cross our hope is reborn. Hope born of the Cross is different from that of the world, because it is born of the love of Jesus.” @Pontifex 14 September 2017

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Sep 062017
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 24 August 2017 to 5 September 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

  • “If you pay attention to the heart, you will find you are close to the Lord and to others.” @Pontifex 31 August 2017
  • “Lord, teach us to contemplate you in the beauty of creation and reawaken our gratitude and sense of responsibility.” @Pontifex 1 September 2017
  • “Jesus is always there with an open heart. He throws open the mercy that he has in his heart. He forgives, embraces, and understands.” @Pontifex 2 September 2017
  • “It is much more important to realize how much God loves us, than how much we ourselves love Him.” @Pontifex 3 September 2017
  • “Jesus is present in so many of our brothers and sisters who suffer today like He did.” @Pontifex 4 September 2017
  • “Like Mother Teresa, may we open up opportunities of joy and hope for the many who are discouraged and need understanding and tenderness.” @Pontifex 5 September 2017
  • “Dear Friends, please pray for me and all of Colombia, where I will be travelling for a journey dedicated to reconciliation and peace.” @Pontifex 5 September 2017

Papal Instagram

Aug 302017
 

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

Papal Tweets

  • “Humanity needs hope in order to live and needs the Holy Spirit in order to hope.” @Pontifex 24 August 2017
  • “Being men and women of the Church means being men and women of communion.” @Pontifex 25 August 2017
  • “May the Virgin Mary obtain for us the grace to be enlivened by the Holy Spirit, so we can witness to Christ with evangelical honesty.” @Pontifex 26 August 2017
  • “Today how many mothers shed tears, like St Monica, so that their children will return to Christ! Do not lose hope in God’s grace!” @Pontifex 27 August 2017
  • “The Gospel invites us to answer first and foremost to God who loves us and saves us, recognising Him in our neighbour.” @Pontifex 29 August 2017

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Aug 232017
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 15 August 2017 to 23 August 2017.

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

Messages

Papal Tweets

  • “May nothing stop you from living and growing in your Heavenly Father’s friendship, and from witnessing to His infinite goodness and mercy.” @Pontifex 17 August 2017
  • “I pray for all the victims of the attacks of these days. May the blind violence of terrorism no longer find room to exist in this world!” @Pontifex 19 August 2017
  • “We always need to rediscover God’s love and mercy in order to develop our relationship with Him.” @Pontifex 20 August 2017
  • “May the Holy Spirit grant peace to the whole world and heal the wounds of war and terrorism.” @Pontifex 21 August 2017
  • “When we are feeling sad, when it feels like everything is going wrong, we should remember: “God loves me. God never abandons me”.” @Pontifex 22 August 2017
  • “The Lord is close to all those who are victims of old and new forms of slavery: inhuman labour, illegal trafficking and exploitation.” @Pontifex 23 August 2017

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Aug 162017
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 6 August 2017 to 15 August 2017.

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

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General Audiences

Papal Tweets

  • “Jesus does not leave us alone because we are precious to Him.” @Pontifex 10 August 2017
  • “When something makes us suffer, let us listen to the voice of Jesus in our hearts: “Do not fear! Go ahead! I am with you!”” @Pontifex 11 August 2017
  • “Dear young people, you are the hope of the Church. Do you dream about your future? Then take part in #synod18! http://goo.gl/WghUvl ” @Pontifex 12 August 2017
  • “In Mary we see that humility is not a virtue of the weak but of the strong who don’t have to treat others badly to feel important.” @Pontifex 13 August 2017
  • “The journey of entrusting ourselves to the Lord begins every day, starting each morning.” @Pontifex 14 August 2017
  • “Mary’s Assumption regards our future: it turns our gaze heavenward announcing the new heaven and new earth with Christ’s victory.” @Pontifex 15 August 2017

Papal Instagram

Aug 092017
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 3 July 2017 to 9 August 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

Papal Tweets

  • “In the name of Jesus we can make known, through our witness, that peace is possible!” @Pontifex 4 August 2017
  • “Other people are gifts to be received with respect, especially if they are weak and frail, because Christ comes to meet us in them.” @Pontifex 5 August 2017
  • “Hope is the virtue of a heart that doesn’t lock itself into darkness, that doesn’t dwell on the past, but is able to see a tomorrow.” @Pontifex 6 August 2017
  • “Forgiveness sets our hearts free and allows us to start anew. Forgiveness gives hope. Without forgiveness, the Church is not built up.” @Pontifex 7 August 2017
  • “Today we give glory to God for the work of Saint Dominic in the service of the Gospel which he preached with his words and his life.” @Pontifex 8 August 2017
  • “In witnessing to the faith what counts is not success, but fidelity to Christ.” @Pontifex 9 August 2017

Papal Instagram

Aug 022017
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 28 June 2017 to 2 August 2017.

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

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Messages

Speeches

Papal Tweets

  • “I entrust little Charlie to the Father and pray for his parents and all those who loved him.” @Pontifex 28 July 2017
  • “We call on all people of faith and good will to take action and oppose modern slavery in all its forms.” @Pontifex 30 July 2017
  • “Like Saint Ignatius of Loyola, let us be won over by the Lord Jesus and, led by Him, place ourselves at the service of others.” @Pontifex 31 July 2017
  • “We effectively do good when we do it without seeking reward and in the concrete situations of everyday life.” @Pontifex 1 August 2017
  • “The Gospel is Good News filled with contagious joy, for it contains and offers new life.” @Pontifex 2 August 2017

Papal Instagram

Jul 262017
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 9 June 2017 to 26 July 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

Daily Homilies (fervorinos)

Papal Tweets

  • “When we need help, let us turn to the Father who always looks on us with love and never abandons us.” @Pontifex 23 July 2017
  • “How important grandparents are for family life, for passing on the human and religious heritage so essential for each and every society!” @Pontifex 26 July 2017

Papal Instagram

Jul 192017
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 29 June 2017 to 18 July 2017.

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

Letters

Motu Proprio

Papal Tweets

  • “Migrants are our brothers and sisters in search of a better life, far away from poverty, hunger, and war.” @Pontifex 8 July 2017
  • “I entrust sailors, fishermen, and all those in difficulty on the seas faraway from home, to the motherly protection of Mary, Star of the Sea” @Pontifex 9 July 2017
  • “Europe has a unique patrimony of ideals and spiritual values, one that deserves to be proposed again with passion and renewed vigour.” @Pontifex 11 July 2017
  • “Let us be led by the Virgin Mary on the path that leads to the holy mountain that is Christ, where God and man meet.” @Pontifex 16 July 2017
  • “We must overcome all forms of racism, of intolerance and of the instrumentalization of the human person.” @Pontifex 18 July 2017

Papal Instagram

Jul 052017
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 23 May 2017 to 3 July 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

Daily Homilies (fervorinos)

General Audiences

Homilies

Letters

Messages

Speeches

Papal Tweets

  • “May we entrust ourselves to the intercession of Sts Peter and Paul in order to give witness to God’s liberating action on us.” @Pontifex 29 June 2017
  • “There is great need to feed Christian hope, which gives us a new view capable of discovering and seeing the good.” @Pontifex 30 June 2017
  • “To defend human life, above all when it is wounded by illness, is a duty of love that God entrusts to all.” @Pontifex 30 June 2017
  • “A Christian’s mission in the world is splendid, it is a mission intended for everyone, it is a mission of service, excluding no one!” @Pontifex 1 July 2017
  • “How beautiful it is to see when young people are “street preachers”, joyfully bringing Jesus to every street and every corner of the earth!” @Pontifex 2 July 2017

Papal Instagram