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Mass on the Solemnity of Mary, Most Holy Mother of God English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.01.01
Mass and Opening of the Holy Door at the Basilica of St Mary Major English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.01.01
For the Jubilee of Mercy for Young Boys and Girls English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 youth 

Message2016.01.06
Mass on the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.01.06
Feast of the Baptism of the Lord English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.01.10
To the members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See for the traditional exchange of New Year greetings English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 diplomacy 

Speech2016.01.11
For the celebrations of the 24th World Day of the Sick (Nazareth) latine (Latin)

 sick 

Letter2016.01.12
To members of the Movement of Christian Workers English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 worker 

Speech2016.01.16
Visit to the Synagogue of Rome English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 Jews 

Speech2016.01.17
To an ecumenical delegation from Finland for the Feast of Saint Henrik English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Finland   Lutheran Church 

Speech2016.01.18
To the officers and agents of the General Inspectorate for Public Security at the Vatican English Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.01.18
Jubilee for those engaged in pilgrimage work and for rectors of shrines English français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 pilgrimage 

Speech2016.01.21
Inauguration of the Judicial Year of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.01.22
For the 50th World Communications Day (2016): Communication and Mercy: A Fruitful Encounter English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 communication 

Message2016.01.24
To the community of the Pontifical Lombard Seminary in Rome Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.01.25
Vespers of the Conversion of Saint Paul the Apostle English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.01.25
To the National Bioethics Committee Italiano (Italian)

 bioethics 

Speech2016.01.28
To participants in the Plenary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.01.29
For the conclusion of the International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu, Philippines English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Eucharistic Congress 

Message2016.01.31
To participants in the Jubilee for Consecrated Life English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 religious 

Speech2016.02.01
For the 20th Day of Consecrated Life (2016) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 religious 

Message2016.02.02
Mass for the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 religious 

Homily2016.02.02
Jubilee for Prayer Groups of Padre Pio English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.02.06
At the vigil of the Apostolic Journey to Mexico English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Message2016.02.07
Meeting with the Missionaries of Mercy English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.02.09
For the “KeepLent” initiative of the youth ministry office of the Prelature of the Pontifical Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii English français (French) Italiano (Italian)Message2016.02.10
Mass, blessing and imposition of the Ashes English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.02.10
Greeting to journalists during the flight Rome-Havana español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.02.12
Joint declaration of Pope Francis with the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 ecumenism   Orthodox Church   Russian Orthodox Church 

Joint Declaration2016.02.12
Meeting with authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps (Mexico City) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 Mexico 

Speech2016.02.13
Meeting with the Bishops of Mexico gathered (Cathedral, Mexico City) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 Mexico 

Speech2016.02.13
Mass (Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mexico City) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 Mexico 

Homily2016.02.13
Visit to the Federico Gómez pediatric hospital (Mexico City) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.02.14
Mass (area of the Study Centre of Ecatepec) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.02.14
Meeting with families (Víctor Manuel Reyna stadium, Tuxtla Gutiérrez) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.02.15
Mass with representatives of the indigenous communities of Chiapas (Municipal Sport Centre, San Cristóbal de Las Casas) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.02.15
Greeting to children attending catechism classes (Cathedral of Morelia) español (Spanish) VideoSpeech2016.02.16
Meeting with young people (José María Morelos y Pavón stadium, Morelia) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.02.16
Mass with priests, men and women religious, consecrated people and seminarians (Venustiano Carranza Stadium, Morelia) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.02.16
Visit to the penitentiary (CeReSo n. 3, Ciudad Juárez) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.02.17
Meeting with the world of labour (Bachilleres College, Ciudad Juárez) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.02.17
Farewell greeting (Ciudad Juárez fair grounds) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.02.17
In-Flight Press Conference from Mexico City to Rome English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.02.17
Mass (Ciudad Juárez fair grounds) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.02.17
Jubilee for the Roman Curia English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Roman Curia 

Homily2016.02.22
For the concluding celebration of the Innocentian Year latine (Latin)Letter2016.02.25
To participants in the Congress on the Encyclical Deus Caritas Est of Benedict XVI on the 10th anniversary of its publication English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.02.26
To the Italian Manufacturers' Association - Confindustria español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.02.27
To the Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church English Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.02.29
To the Carabinieri Brigade of the Compagnia Roma-San Pietro (29 February 2016) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.02.29
To participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.03.03
To participants in a course sponsored by the Apostolic Penitentiary English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.03.04
Penitential Celebration English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2016.03.04
To the Major Archbishhop of Kyiv-Halyč English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Ukrainian Church 

Message2016.03.05
To participants in the course promoted by the Tribunal of the Roman Rota English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

 marriage 

Speech2016.03.12
For the awarding of the Global Teacher 2016 Prize in Hanan Al Hroub English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Message2016.03.13
To participants of the Harvard World Model United Nations English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.03.17
To members of the Neocatechumenal Way English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.03.18
Amoris lætitia English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)
On love in the family

 family   marriage 

Apostolic Exhortation2016.03.19
Episcopal Ordination Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.03.19
Palm Sunday English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.03.20
Chrism Mass English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.03.24
Mass of the Lord's Supper español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.03.24
Way of the Cross English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.03.25
Easter Vigil English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.03.26
Urbi et Orbi Message for Easter Sunday 2016 English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 Easter 

Message2016.03.27
Prayer Vigil for the Jubilee of Divine Mercy English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.04.02
Sunday of Divine Mercy English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.04.03
For the 1050th anniversary of the baptism of Poland (Gniezno, Poznań) latine (Latin)Letter2016.04.04
For the Conference on Nonviolence and Just Peace: Contributing to the Catholic Understanding of and Commitment to Nonviolence (Rome) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 peace 

Message2016.04.06
To the delegation of the World Methodist Council English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Methodist Church 

Speech2016.04.07
To a delegation of the Papal Foundation English français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.04.08
Mass for the Aletti Centre Italiano (Italian)Homily2016.04.08
For the 92nd Day for the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Italy Italiano (Italian)Letter2016.04.10
To thestaff and students of the Pontifical Scots College English Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.04.14
During the flight from Rome to Lesvos English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.04.16
Meeting with refugees English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 refugee 

Speech2016.04.16
Meeting with citizens and with the Catholic community. A remembering of the victims of migration English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.04.16
In-Flight Press Conference from Lesvos to Rome English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.04.16
Joint declaration with the Ecumenical Patriarch and the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Ecumenical Patriarchate   Greek Orthodox Church   refugee 

Joint Declaration2016.04.16
Mass with Priestly Ordinations English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.04.17
For the 350th anniversary of her election as Patroness of the City of Luxembourg latine (Latin)

 Luxembourg 

Letter2016.04.18
For the 35th anniversary of the Centro Astalli, run by the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 refugee 

Message2016.04.19
To the Athletes of the Austrian Ski Federation English Italiano (Italian)

 sports 

Speech2016.04.20
To participants in the Convention of the Italian Diocesan Caritas français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.04.21
Jubilee for Young People English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

 youth 

Message2016.04.23
During the visit to the Earth Village English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 ecology 

Speech2016.04.24
Jubilee for Young People English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 youth 

Homily2016.04.24
To participants of the International Conference on the Progress of Regenerative Medicine and its Cultural Impact English français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.04.29
To participants in the General Chapter of the Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.05.02
For the 39th General Assembly of the National Confederation of Cooperatives Italiano (Italian)Message2016.05.04
To participants in a colloquium with the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies of Amman, promoted by the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 inter-religious dialogue 

Speech2016.05.04
Prayer Vigil of Dry the Tears English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.05.05
Conferral of the Charlemagne Prize English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.05.06
To the Pontifical Swiss Guard English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.05.07
Audience with Doctors with Africa Cuamm English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 doctor 

Speech2016.05.07
To members of St Peter's Circle English français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.05.09
For the Day of Friendship between Copts and Catholics English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Coptic Church 

Letter2016.05.10
To the International Union of Superiors General English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.05.12
To participants in the International Conference of the Centesimus Annus pro Pontifice Foundation English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.05.13
Mass on Pentecost Sunday English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.05.15
To the Italian Episcopal Conference English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.05.16
At the presentation of the Letters of Credence by the Ambassadors of Estonia, Malawi, Namibia, the Seychelles, Thailand and Zambia accredited to the Holy See English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Estonia   Malawi   Namibia   Seychelles   Thailand   Zambia 

Speech2016.05.19
To managers of the National Professionals League A Series and players of Juventus and Milan football teams English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

 sports 

Speech2016.05.20
For the 1st World Humanitarian Summit (Istanbul) English Italiano (Italian)Message2016.05.21
For the concluding celebrations of the bicentenary of the consecration of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Santiago de Guatemala, to be held in conjunction with the Archdiocesan Eucharistic Congress (Guatemala City) latine (Latin)Letter2016.05.24
For the Conference 'Custodire la vita' Italiano (Italian)

 medical 

Message2016.05.25
For the 100th German Catholic Day in Leipzig español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Germany 

Message2016.05.25
For the 4th National Eucharistic Congress of Portugal (Fatima) latine (Latin)

 Eucharistic Congress   Portugal 

Letter2016.05.26
To participants in the General Chapter of the Little Missionary Sisters of Charity (Don Orione) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.05.26
To participants in the General Chapter of the Little Missionary Sisters of Charity (Don Orione) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.05.26
To participants in the General Chapter of the Little Missionary Sisters of Charity (Don Orione) English français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.05.26
Solemnity of Corpus Christi English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.05.26
To participants in the General Chapter of the Sons of Divine Providence English français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.05.27
Meeting with participants in the initiative 'Children's Train' Video

 children 

Speech2016.05.28
To participants in the World Congress of the Scholas Occurrentes Pontifical Foundation English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.05.29
Jubilee for Deacons English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 deacon 

Homily2016.05.29
De concordia inter Codices español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) latine (Latin)
Modifying some norms of the Code of Canon Law

 canon law 

Motu Proprio2016.05.31
For the 25th anniversary of the Minsk-Mohilev Archdiocese français (French) latine (Latin)Letter2016.06.01
To representatives of the Institute of Jainology of London English français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.06.01
Spiritual retreat for the Jubilee for Priests: 1st meditation English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 priest 

Speech2016.06.02
Spiritual retreat for the Jubilee for Priests: 2nd meditation English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 priest 

Speech2016.06.02
Spiritual retreat for the Jubilee for Priests: 3rd meditation English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 priest 

Speech2016.06.02
To the Judges’ Summit on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 trafficking 

Speech2016.06.03
Jubilee for Priests English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 priest 

Homily2016.06.03
Come una madre amorevole English Italiano (Italian)
Removal of a Bishop or Superior General on account of negligence in cases of sexual abuse

 bishop   canon law   sexual abuse 

Motu Proprio2016.06.04
Statutes of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 family   laity   pro-life   Roman Curia 

Motu Proprio2016.06.04
To participants in the Assembly of the Pontifical Mission Societies English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

 mission 

Speech2016.06.04
To a delegation of the International Diaconate Center English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 deacon 

Speech2016.06.04
Mass for Canonization English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 saint 

Homily2016.06.05
To directors of the Orders of Physicians of Spain and Latin America English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

 doctor 

Speech2016.06.09
To the World Communion of Reformed Churches English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

 ecumenism 

Speech2016.06.10
To a group of participants in the annual pilgrimage from Macerata to Loreto English Italiano (Italian)Message2016.06.11
To participants in the Summer Course of the Vatican Observatory English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 astronomy 

Speech2016.06.11
To participants in the Convention for Persons with Disabilities, promoted by the Italian Episcopal Conference English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

 sick 

Speech2016.06.11
Jubilee for the Sick and Persons with Disabilities English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 sick 

Homily2016.06.12
Visit to the Headquarters of World Food Programme (WFP) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 food 

Speech2016.06.13
To participants in the Assembly of Organizations for Aid to the Eastern Churches English Italiano (Italian)

 Eastern Churches 

Speech2016.06.16
To participants in the Jubilee of the World of Travelling Shows Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.06.16
Opening of the Pastoral Congress of the Diocese of Rome Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.06.16
For the initiative 'Be God's Mercy' organized by the Pontifical Foundation 'Aid to the Church in Need' English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Message2016.06.17
To participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for the Laity Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.06.17
Visit to Villa Nazareth Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.06.18
To the 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty (Oslo) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Message2016.06.21
For the Apostolic Journey to Armenia English Italiano (Italian)

 Armenia 

Message2016.06.22
Greeting to journalists during the flight to Yerevan English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.06.24
Visit and prayer at the Apostolic Cathedral in Etchmiadzin English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Armenian Church 

Speech2016.06.24
Meeting with the Civil Authorities and Diplomatic Corps (Presidential Palace, Yerevan) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Armenia 

Speech2016.06.24
Ecumenical Meeting and Prayer for Peace (Republic Square, Yerevan) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.06.25
Mass (Vartanants Square, Gyumri) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2016.06.25
Participation in the Divine Liturgy (Armenian Apostolic Cathedral, Etchmiadzin) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Armenian Church 

Speech2016.06.26
In-Flight Press Conference from Armenia to Rome English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.06.26
Common Declaration with the Catholicos of All Armenians English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Armenia   Armenian Church 

Joint Declaration2016.06.26
65th Anniversary of the Priestly Ordination of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.06.28
To the delegation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople English Italiano (Italian)

 Ecumenical Patriarchate 

Speech2016.06.28
Vultum Dei quærere English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)
On women's contemplative life

 religious 

Apostolic Constitution2016.06.29
Mass and blessing of the Pallium for the new Metropolitan Archbishops English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 metropolitan 

Homily2016.06.29
To participants in the “Together for Europe” Encounter English français (French) Italiano (Italian)Message2016.07.02
I beni temporali English Italiano (Italian)
On certain competencies in economic-financial matters

 Roman Curia 

Motu Proprio2016.07.04
For the Caritas Internationalis campaign for peace in Syria English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Syria 

Message2016.07.05
To participants in the pilgrimage of poor from the French Dioceses of the Province of Lyon English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.07.06
For the bicentenary of the Independence of the Argentine Republic English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Argentina 

Letter2016.07.08
For the XVII National Eucharistic Congress in Brazil (Belém) latine (Latin)

 Eucharistic Congress 

Letter2016.07.15
For the 24th Mariological Marian International Congress (Fatima) latine (Latin)Letter2016.07.16
For the Apostolic Journey to Poland English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Message2016.07.19
To the youth of the Diocese of Brownsville, USA español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Message2016.07.26
Meeting with the Authorities, the Civil Society and the Diplomatic Corps (courtyard of Wawel, Kraków) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.07.27
Greetings to journalists on the flight to Krakow English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.07.27
Dialogue with Italian young people present at WYD English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.07.27
Greetings to the faithful (Archbishop's house, Kraków) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.07.27
Welcoming ceremony by the young people (Jordan Park in Błonia, Kraków) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.07.28
Greetings to the faithful (from the window of Archbishop's house, Kraków) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.07.28
Mass for the 1050th anniversary of the Baptism of Poland (near Częstochowa Shrine) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.07.28
To Cuban youth gathered in Havana English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Cuba   youth 

Message2016.07.29
Visit to the Children's University Hospital (UCH) in Prokocim, Kraków English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.07.29
Way of the Cross with the young people (Jordan Park, Kraków Błonia) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.07.29
Greetings to the faithful (window of the Archbishop's house, Kraków) English français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.07.29
Visit to the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Kraków español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.07.30
Prayer in the Basilica of St. Francis, Kraków English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.07.30
Prayer Vigil with the young people (Campus Misericordiae, Kraków) English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

 youth 

Speech2016.07.30
Mass with priests, men and women religious, consecrated persons and Polish seminarians (St. John Paul II Shrine, Kraków) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 Poland 

Homily2016.07.30
Meeting with the WYD volunteers and with the Organizing Committee and Benefactors (Tauron Arena, Kraków) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.07.31
In-flight press conference from Poland to Rome English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.07.31
Mass for World Youth Day (Campus Misericordiae, Kraków) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 youth 

Homily2016.07.31
For the Feast of San Cayetano in Argentina español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Letter2016.08.01
To participants in the General Chapter of the Order of Preachers español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.08.04
Visit to the Basilica of Saint Mary of the Angels English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.08.04
For the 3rd Africa/Madagascar Congress on Divine Mercy (Kigali) latine (Latin)Letter2016.08.06
Sedula mater English français (French) Italiano (Italian) latine (Latin)
Establishing the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life

 family   laity   pro-life   Roman Curia 

Motu Proprio2016.08.15
Chirograph naming the Grand Chancellor of the Pontifical Institute “John Paul II” for Studies on Marriage and Family and President of the Pontifical Academy for Life English Italiano (Italian)Letter2016.08.15
Humanam progressionem English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) latine (Latin)
Establishing the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

 migrant   prison   Roman Curia   sick 

Motu Proprio2016.08.17
Statutes of the Dicastery for promoting Integral Human Development English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Roman Curia 

Motu Proprio2016.08.17
For the 37th International Meeting of Friendship among Peoples (Rimini) Italiano (Italian)Message2016.08.19
For the day of thanksgiving for the canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta (Skopje) latine (Latin)Letter2016.08.22
For the 67th National Liturgical Week in Italy (Gubbio) Italiano (Italian)Message2016.08.22
For the celebration of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy in the Americas (Bogotá) English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Message2016.08.27
To participants in the World Congress of Cardiology ESC Congress 2016 English Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.08.31
For the celebration of the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 ecology 

Message2016.09.01
Vespers on the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.09.01
Catechesis for all workers of mercy and volunteers English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.09.03
Inauguration of the statue of Our Lady of Aparecida in the Vatican Gardens English Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.09.03
Mass and Canonization of St. Teresa of Calcutta English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.09.04
Statutes of the Secretariat for Communication English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Motu Proprio2016.09.06
To participants in the Symposium sponsored by the Organization of American States and by the Institute of Inter-religious Dialogue (Buenos Aires) English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

 inter-religious dialogue 

Speech2016.09.08
To participants in the International Benedictine Abbots' Conference English français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.09.08
To participants in the Seminar of Studies for Bishops in the Mission Territories English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 mission 

Speech2016.09.09
To the Italian Biblical Association English Italiano (Italian)

 Bible 

Speech2016.09.15
To participants in the course of formation for new bishops English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 bishop 

Speech2016.09.16
To members of the European Confederation and World Union of Jesuit Alumni and Alumnae English Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.09.17
To participants in the meeting of Papal Representatives español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 nuncio 

Speech2016.09.17
For the 200th Anniversary of the Corps of the Gendarmerie español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.09.18
Visit to Assisi for the World Day of Prayer for Peace “Thirst for Peace. Faiths and Cultures in Dialogue” English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 inter-religious dialogue 

Speech2016.09.20
To the National Council of the Order of Journalists français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 journalist 

Speech2016.09.22
To survivors and relatives of the victims of the attack in Nice English français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.09.24
To the Hospital Sisters of Mercy Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.09.24
Jubilee for Catechists English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 catechist 

Homily2016.09.25
To Workers of Catholic Organizations serving in Iraq, Syria and neighbouring territories English Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.09.29
To the people of Argentina English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

 Argentina 

Message2016.09.30
Greeting to journalists during the flight to Georgia Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.09.30
Meeting with the Authorities, the Civil Society and the Diplomatic Corps (Courtyard of the Presidential Palace) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Georgia 

Speech2016.09.30
Meeting with His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II, Catholicos and Patriarch of All Georgia (Patriarchal Palace) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Georgian Orthodox Church 

Speech2016.09.30
Meeting with the Assyrian-Chaldean Community (Chaldean Church of St. Simon Bar Sabbae) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Chaldean Church 

Speech2016.09.30
Meeting with Priests, Religious, Seminarians and Pastoral Workers (Church of the Assumption) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 Georgia 

Speech2016.10.01
Meeting with the Church's charity workers and those they assist (before the Assistance Centre of the Camillian Order) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.10.01
Visit to the Svietyskhoveli Patriarchal Cathedral (Mskheta) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 Georgian Orthodox Church 

Speech2016.10.01
Mass (M. Meskhi Stadium) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.10.01
Meeting with the Authorities (Heydar Aliyev Centre) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 Georgia 

Speech2016.10.02
Interreligious meeting with the Sheikh and with the Representatives of the different Religious Communities of the country English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 inter-religious dialogue 

Speech2016.10.02
In-Flight Press Conference from Azerbaijan to Rome English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.10.02
Mass (Church of the Immaculate in the Salesian Centre, Baku) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.10.02
For the re-opening of the Memorial Shrine of Moses on Mount Nebo in Jordan latine (Latin)Letter2016.10.03
For the 90th anniversary of Sankt Georgen Faculty of Theology and PhilosophyLetter2016.10.04
To the Board of Directors of Fondazione Vodafone English Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.10.05
To participants in the meeting sponsored by the Pontifical Council for Culture on Sport and Faith Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.10.05
Vespers with the Archbishop of Canterbury, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the meeting between Pope Paul VI and Archbishop Michael Ramsey English français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 Anglican Church 

Speech2016.10.05
Common declaration of Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury, His Grace Justin Welby English Italiano (Italian) Video

 Anglican Church   ecumenism 

Joint Declaration2016.10.05
To the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Primates of the Anglican Communion English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Anglican Church 

Speech2016.10.06
To participants in the General Chapter of the Oblate Missionaries of Mary Immaculate English français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.10.07
For the 14th “Manos abiertas” National Encounter (Santa Fe) español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Message2016.10.08
Marian Vigil English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 Mary 

Speech2016.10.08
Mass for the Marian Jubilee English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 Mary 

Homily2016.10.09
To the 11th Plenary Assembly of the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences (FABC) latine (Latin)Letter2016.10.10
To participants in the General Chapter of the Society of the Catholic Apostolate français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.10.10
To participants in the Conference of Secretaries of Christian World Communions English Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.10.12
To participants in the pilgrimage of Lutherans English français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 Lutheran Church 

Speech2016.10.13
For the 36th World Food Day (2016) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 food 

Message2016.10.14
For the closing celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Diocese of Caacupé (Paraguay) latine (Latin)Letter2016.10.15
To the members of the Italian National Association of Senior Workers español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 elderly 

Speech2016.10.15
Mass and Canonization English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.10.16
Statutes of the Pontifical Academy for Life English français (French) Italiano (Italian)Motu Proprio2016.10.18
For Lent 2017 English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Lent 

Message2016.10.18
To participants in the General Chapter of the Order of Augustinian Recollects español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.10.20
To members of the John Paul II Foundation Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.10.21
To participants in the International Conference on Pastoral Work for Vocations sponsored by the Congregation for the Clergy Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.10.21
To the 36th General Congregation of the Society of Jesus español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.10.24
For the consecration of the Cathedral of Karonga, Malawi latine (Latin)Letter2016.10.27
To members of the Santa Marta Group Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.10.27
To the Academic Community of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.10.27
To participants in the International Congress for the Episcopal Vicars and Delegates for Consecrated Life Italiano (Italian)

 religious 

Speech2016.10.28
To journalists during the flight to Sweden Italiano (Italian)

 Lutheran Church   Sweden 

Speech2016.10.31
Ecumenical event in Malmö Arena in Malmö English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 Lutheran Church 

Speech2016.10.31
Common Ecumenical Prayer (Lutheran Cathedral of Lund) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.10.31
In-Flight Press Conference from Sweden to Rome English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.11.01
Mass (Swedbank Stadion, Malmö) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.11.01
Mass for the Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed (Prima Porta Cemetery) español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.11.02
Interreligious audience English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 inter-religious dialogue 

Speech2016.11.03
Mass for the repose of the souls of the Cardinals and Bishops who died over the course of the year Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.11.04
To participants in the World Meeting of Popular Movements English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 movement 

Speech2016.11.05
To members of the Habsburg Family français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.11.05
Mass of the Jubilee for Prisoners English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 prison 

Homily2016.11.06
To the Second European Assembly of RENATE (Religious in Europe Networking against trafficking and exploitation) English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 trafficking 

Speech2016.11.07
To the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 ecology 

Message2016.11.10
To participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.11.10
To participants in the Jubilee for Socially Excluded People English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.11.11
To participants in the 31st International Conference on rare pathologies organised by the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 health 

Message2016.11.12
Jubilee for Socially Excluded People English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.11.13
To the Germany National Football Team Italiano (Italian)

 sports 

Speech2016.11.14
To the General Assembly of the USCCB English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Message2016.11.15
Greeting to participants in the Pilgrimage of the Dutch Dioceses Italiano (Italian)

 Netherlands 

Speech2016.11.15
Meeting with Catholicos-Patriarch Gewargis III of the Assyrian Church of the East français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Assyrian Church 

Speech2016.11.17
To the Representative Council of Caritas Internationalis English français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.11.17
To participants in the International Conference of the Christian Union of the Business Executives (UNIAPAC) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.11.17
To participants in the Formation Course for Bishops on the new guidelines regarding marriage and annulments español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 marriage 

Speech2016.11.18
Ordinary Public Consistory for the Creation of 17 Cardinals English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.11.19
Misericordia et misera English español (Spanish)
At the conclusion of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy

 mercy 

Apostolic Letter2016.11.20
Mass for the Closing of the Jubilee of Mercy English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.11.20
To participants in the Colloquium promoted by the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and the “Islamic Culture and Relations Organization” (Teheran, Iran) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.11.23
For the Festival of the Social Doctrine of the Church español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

 social 

Message2016.11.24
To participants in the Meeting sponsored by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences on: “Narcotics: problems and solutions to this global issue” español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

 drug 

Speech2016.11.24
To participants in the second International Symposium on the theme: 'Rethinking the use and management of our goods in light of our charism' español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Message2016.11.25
Conferral of the 2016 Ratzinger Prize español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.11.26
To the young members of the National Civil Service español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.11.26
For the 54th World Day for Vocations (2017) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 vocation 

Message2016.11.27
To participants in the Plenary Session of the Pontical Academy of Sciences English Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.11.28
To the organizers and workers of the Jubilee of Mercy English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.11.28
To the Ecumenical Patriarch for the Feast of St Andrew English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Orthodox Church 

Message2016.11.30
Greeting to participants in the pilgrimage of French politicians elected in the Rhône-Alpes Region français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.11.30
To participants in the pilgrimage of French politicians elected in the Rhône-Alpes Region français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.11.30
To a delegation of Faithful from the Apostolic Administration of the Caucasus Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.12.01
To participants in the 4th World Congress for the Pastoral Care of International Students, organised by the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.12.01
To participants of the Fortune-Time Global Forum English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.12.03
For the 21st Public Session of the Pontifical Academies Italiano (Italian)

 academy 

Message2016.12.06
For the celebration of World Day of Peace 2017: Nonviolence—a style of politics for peace English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 peace 

Message2016.12.08
For the 25th World Day of the Sick (2017) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 sick 

Message2016.12.08
To participants in the Meeting of the International Catholic Rural Association (ICRA) English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.12.10
To the community of the Pontifical Regional Seminary of Apulia 'Pio XI' español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.12.10
Mass on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.12.12
Presentation of the letters of credence by the Ambassadors of Burundi, Fiji, Mauritius, Moldova, Sweden and Tunisia English Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.12.15
To the community of the Bambino Gesù Paediatric Hospital of Rome Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.12.15
For the concert sponsored by the Vatican Gendarmerie (Paul VI Audience Hall) Italiano (Italian)Message2016.12.17
To the Community of Nomadelfia Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.12.17
Mass with the Cardinals resident in Rome Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.12.17
To the children of Italian Catholic Action Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.12.19
Telephone call during the TV program “Unomattina” Italiano (Italian)Speech2016.12.22
Christmas greetings to the Roman Curia English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 Roman Curia 

Speech2016.12.22
To the personnel of the Holy See and of the Vatican City State for the exchange of Christmas wishes Italiano (Italian) VideoSpeech2016.12.22
Mass on the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.12.24
Urbi et Orbi Message for Christmas 2016 English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Video

 Christmas 

Message2016.12.25
To bishops on the Feast of the Holy Innocents English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 children 

Letter2016.12.28
Vespers and Te Deum in thanksgiving for the past year English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) VideoHomily2016.12.31

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