Holy Mass and Canonization of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta - 4 September 2016
"Mother Teresa loved to say, “Perhaps I don’t speak their language, but I can smile”. Let us carry her smile in our hearts and give it to those whom we meet along our journey, especially those who suffer. In this way, we will open up opportunities of joy and hope for our many brothers and sisters who are discouraged and who stand in need of understanding and tenderness".
Holy Mass for the Closing of the Jubilee of Mercy - 20 November 2016
"So many pilgrims have crossed the threshold of the Holy Doors, and far away from the clamour of the daily news they have tasted the great goodness of the Lord. We give thanks for this, as we recall how we have received mercy in order to be merciful, in order that we too may become instruments of mercy. Let us go forward on this road together".
Mass of the Lord's Supper, Holy Thursday, 13 April 2017
"Today, as I was arriving, there were many people on the street who were hailing [my arrival]; “the Pope is coming, the boss. The head of the Church...”. The head of the Church is Jesus, no joking around! The Pope represents Jesus and I would like to do the same as He did."
The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, 13 January 2018
"What do you ask for your children? And you all said 'faith'. You ask the church for faith for your children, and today they will receive the Holy Spirit and the gift of faith, each within their heart, within their soul, But this faith has to develop, it has to grow."
Apostolic Journey to the United Arab Emirates, 3 - 5 February 2019
"Before concluding this celebration, which has been a source of great joy to me, I wish to extend my affectionate greeting to all of you who have participated; the Chaldean, Coptic, Greek-Catholic, Greek-Melchite, Latin, Maronite, Syro-Catholic, Syro-Malabar and the Syro-Malankar faithful."
Palm Sunday, 34th World Youth Day, St Peter's Square, 14 April 2019
In the footsteps of Mary, countless holy men and women have followed on the path of humility and obedience. Today, World Youth Day, I would like to mention all those young saints, especially the saints "next door" to us, known only to Go; sometimes he likes to surprise us with them."
Holy Mass on the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God - 1st January 2017
"To celebrate Mary as Mother of God and our mother at the beginning of the new year means recalling a certainty that will accompany our days: we are a people with a Mother; we are not orphans".
Palm Sunday, XXXII World Youth Day - 9 April 2017
"For thirty-two years now, the joyful aspect of this Sunday has been enriched by the enthusiasm of young people, thanks to the celebration of World Youth Day. This year, it is being celebrated at the diocesan level, but here in Saint Peter’s Square it will be marked by the deeply moving and evocative moment when the WYD cross is passed from the young people of Kraków to those of Panama".
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