Mar 072018
 

pope-francis2-300x187This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 25 February to 7 March 2018.

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

Homilies

Papal Tweets

  • “God in His providence offers us the season of Lent each year as a chance to return to Him with all our hearts and in every aspect of our lives.” @Pontifex 1 March 2018
  • “Fasting makes us more alert and attentive to God and our neighbour, and reminds us that He alone can satisfy our hunger.” @Pontifex 2 March 2018
  • “Almsgiving helps us to recognize our neighbour as our brother or sister, and to acknowledge that what we possess is never our’s alone.” @Pontifex 3 March 2018
  • “God, who cannot be outdone in generosity, still uses you and me to help our brothers and sisters.” @Pontifex 5 March 2018
  • “Let us learn to recognize that which leaves a good and lasting mark on our hearts, knowing that it comes from God.” @Pontifex 6 March 2018
  • “If sometimes the flame of charity seems to die in our hearts, it never dies in the heart of God!” @Pontifex 7 March 2018

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Feb 282018
 

pope-francis2-300x187This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 11 February 2018 to 28 February 2018.

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

Motu Proprio

Speeches

Papal Tweets

  • “Our Heavenly Father always listens to His children when they cry out to Him in their pain. Today let us offer the Lord a Day of prayer and fasting for peace.” @Pontifex 23 February 2018
  • “We offer a gift pleasing to Jesus when we spend time with a person who has difficulties or we help someone for the sake of helping.” @Pontifex 24 February 2018
  • “Let us invoke the gift of peace for the whole world, especially for those people who are suffering most because of ongoing conflicts.” @Pontifex 25 February 2018
  • “If we want a future of prosperity for all, we need to keep our compass pointing toward “true North”, in the direction of authentic values.” @Pontifex 26 February 2018
  • “We are all called to live the joy that comes from the encounter with Jesus, to overcome our selfishness, and to move beyond our comfort zone.” @Pontifex 27 February 2018
  • “We can support one another, and face every kind of challenge with courage and hope, when we draw our strength from Jesus.” @Pontifex 28 February 2018

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Feb 212018
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 10 February 2018 to 18 February 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

Speeches

Papal Tweets

  • “In our daily lives we experience the tenderness of God who lovingly saves us from our sins, fears and anxieties.” @Pontifex 15 February 2018
  • “The message of Jesus is troubling and disturbs us because it challenges worldly religious power and stirs consciences.” @Pontifex 16 February 2018
  • “Only those able to acknowledge their mistakes and ask pardon receive understanding and forgiveness from others.” @Pontifex 17 February 2018
  • “I wish you all a fruitful Lenten journey, and I ask you to pray for me and my collaborators as we begin our week of Spiritual Exercises.” @Pontifex 18 February 2018

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Feb 142018
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 4 February 2018 to 14 February 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

Speeches

Papal Tweets

  • “Let us welcome victims of human trafficking, and all those fleeing from war and hunger, with a compassionate heart.” @Pontifex 8 February 2018
  • “We cannot remain silent before the suffering of millions of people whose dignity has been wounded.” @Pontifex 8 February 2018
  • “Christians are called to keep alive the memory of how much God has done through them.” @Pontifex 9 February 2018
  • “The Lord is present in our lives, showing us all His love and encouraging us to respond with generosity.” @Pontifex 10 February 2018
  • “May the sick always be shown love in their fragility and respected in their inviolable dignity.” @Pontifex 11 February 2018
  • “To serve human life is to serve God and life at every stage: from the womb of the mother, to the suffering and sickness of old age.” @Pontifex 11 February 2018
  • “I feel deep pain for the many children torn from their families and forced to become child soldiers. This is a tragedy!” @Pontifex 12 February 2018
  • “We need the Holy Spirit to transmit the faith. We cannot do it alone.” @Pontifex 13 February 2018
  • “When we confess our sins with humility and sincerity, we receive forgiveness and are reunited with God and our brothers and sisters.” @Pontifex 14 February 2018

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Feb 072018
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 1 November 2017 to 7 February 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

  • “A faith that does not trouble us is a troubled faith. A faith that does not make us grow is a faith that needs to grow.” @Pontifex 1 February 2018
  • “May every person come to Christ, the Light of Truth, and may the world advance along the path of justice and peace.” @Pontifex 2 February 2018
  • “A life of faith means wanting to be with the Lord, and that means constantly searching for Him wherever He is.” @Pontifex 3 February 2018
  • “Jesus wants to be found by those who look for Him. But to look for Him we have to get up and go out.” @Pontifex 4 February 2018
  • “One who is aware of his own wretchedness and lowers his gaze with humility feels God’s merciful gaze set upon him.” @Pontifex 5 February 2018
  • “All of us are called to commit ourselves to protecting minors in the digital world.” @Pontifex 6 February 2018
  • “As we grow in our spiritual lives, we realize how Grace comes to us and to others, and must be shared with everyone.” @Pontifex 7 February 2018

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Jan 312018
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 16 January 2018 to 31 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

  • “I would like to invite everyone to promote a journalism of peace, a journalism created by people for people.” @Pontifex 24 January 2018
  • “The most radical antidote to the virus of falsehood is purification by the truth.” @Pontifex 24 January 2018
  • “Prayer allows us to see one another the way God our Father sees us, and to realize that we are brothers and sisters.” @Pontifex 25 January 2018
  • “Christian joy cannot be bought. It comes from faith and from meeting Jesus Christ, who is the reason for our happiness.” @Pontifex 26 January 2018
  • “Here we are, Lord, ashamed of what humanity, made in your image and likeness, is capable of doing. Remember us in your mercy.” @Pontifex 27 January 2018
  • “I pray for those who suffer from Hansen’s Disease and I encourage those who are committed to their care and reintegration into society.” @Pontifex 28 January 2018
  • “Through prayer we can enter into a stable relationship with God, the source of true joy.” @Pontifex 29 January 2018
  • “Goodness, together with love, justice and solidarity, are not achieved once and for all; they have to be realized each day.” @Pontifex 30 January 2018
  • “Jesus is our mediator, who reconciles us not only with the Father but also with each other.” @Pontifex 31 January 2018

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Jan 242018
 

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This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 6 December 2017 to 24 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

Homilies

Messages

Prayers

Speeches

Papal Tweets

  • “The Gospel message is a source of joy: a joy that spreads from generation to generation and which we inherit.” @Pontifex 18 January 2018
  • “Every life counts: from the beginning to the end, from conception to natural death” @Pontifex 19 January 2018
  • “Praise to you, Lord, for this wonderful creation that is the Amazon people, and for all the biodiversity these lands contain!” @Pontifex 19 January 2018
  • “There is no better medicine to heal so many wounds than a heart capable of mercy.” @Pontifex 20 January 2018
  • “Don’t waste time hiding your heart. Fill your life with the Holy Spirit!” @Pontifex 21 January 2018
  • “The Lord calls you today to travel with Him through the city, your city. He calls you to be His missionary disciple.” @Pontifex 21 January 2018
  • “I am grateful to all who have accompanied me on my pilgrimage to Chile and Peru in so many ways, especially with prayer.” @Pontifex 22 January 2018
  • “Prayer that purifies, strengthens and illuminates our path is like fuel for our journey towards full Christian unity.” @Pontifex 23 January 2018
  • “There is no such thing as harmless disinformation; trusting in falsehood can have dire consequences.” @Pontifex 24 January 2018
  • “I would like to invite everyone to promote a journalism of peace, a journalism created by people for people.” @Pontifex 24 January 2018

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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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