The Weekly Francis – 19 May 2014 [Akin] version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 24 April 2014 to 17 May 2014.

Regina Caeli

*]27 April 2014
*]4 May 2014
*]11 May 2014
General Audiences

*]30 April 2014
*]7 May 2014
*]14 May 2014

*]24 April 2014 – Thanksgiving Mass for the canonization of San José de Anchieta
*]4 May 2014 – Holy Mass in the Church of Saint Stanislaus
*]11 May 2014 – Priestly Ordinations in the Vatican Basilica – World Day of Prayer for Vocations

*]26 April 2014 – Video message to Argentinian youth on the occasion of the “Pascua de la Juventud” (Buenos Aires)

*]2 May 2014 – To the Florence and Naples Soccer Teams and a delegation from the Soccer Federation and the Series A League
*]2 May 2014 – To Members of the Papal Foundation
*]3 May 2014 – To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Sri Lanka on their “ad Limina” visit
*]3 May 2014 – To members of the Italian Catholic Action
*]5 May 2014 – To the Pontifical Swiss Guards
*]5 May 2014 – To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Burundi on their “ad Limina” visit
*]8 May 2014 – To His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians with his Entourage
*]To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Ethiopia and Eritrea on their ad Limina visit (9 May 2014)
*]To participants in the Meeting of the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (9 May 2014)
*]9 May 2014 – To participants in the meeting of the Pontifical Mission Societies
*]10 May 2014 – To participants in the meeting promoted by the Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice Foundation
*]10 May 2014 – To students and teachers from schools across Italy
Daily Homilies (fervorinos)

*]5 May 2014 – Why do I follow Jesus?
*]6 May 2014 – Church is not just a school of religion
*]8 May 2014 – No bureaucracy in the sacristy
*]9 May 2014 – He must increase and we must decrease
*]13 May 2014 – The danger of a hardened heart
*]15 May 2014 – Amid memory and hope
*]16 May 2014 – Three doors
Papal Tweets

*]“What does “evangelise” mean? To give witness with joy and simplicity to what we are and what we believe in.” @pontifex, 5 May 2014
*]“A society which abandons children and the elderly severs its roots and darkens its future.” @pontifex, 8 May 2014
*]“In our families we learn to love and to recognise the dignity of all, especially of the elderly.” @pontifex, 6 May 2014
*]“Holiness means giving ourselves in sacrifice every day. And so married life is a tremendous path to sanctity!” @pontifex, 9 May 2014
*]“A family enlightened by the Gospel provides a school for Christian living! There one learns faithfulness, patience and sacrifice.” @pontifex, 10 May 2014
*]“Let us all join in prayer for the immediate release of the schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria.
BringBackOurGirls” @pontifex, 10 May 2014
*]“Our life has been saved by the blood of Christ. Let us always be renewed by this love.” @pontifex, 12 May 2014
*]“Let us read the Gospel, a small section each day. This way we will learn what is most essential in our lives: love and mercy.” @pontifex, 13 May 2014
*]“Let us pray for the miners who died in Turkey and for the latest victims of shipwreck in the Mediterranean.” @pontifex, 14 May 2014
*]“Let us ask the Holy Spirit for the grace to live daily according to the mind of Jesus and his Gospel.” @pontifex, 15 May 2014
*]“Our mission as Christians is to conform ourselves evermore to Jesus as the model of our lives.” @pontifex, 16 May 2014
*]“The month of May, dedicated to Mary, is a fitting time to begin to recite the rosary daily.” @pontifex, 17 May 2014


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