“I ask, please, for your prayers for me and my collaborators, who until Friday will be on retreat”
The Pope’s prayer intentions for 2018
This Wednesday, February 8, the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network and the Eucharistic Youth Movement, unite through a great chain of solidarity with many people of different beliefs, together with Churches and NGOs to raise awareness, denounce and pray that human trafficking ends in our world; a crime that afflicts so many people.
“Every life is sacred! We carry forward the culture of life as the answer to the logic of rejection and demographic decline; we are close and together we pray for the children who are in danger of the interruption of pregnancy, as well as for persons who are at the end of life — every life is sacred! — so that no one is left alone and that love may defend the meaning of life. We recall Mother Teresa’s words: “Life is beauty, admire it; life is life, defend it!” be it with the unborn child, be it with the person who is close to dying: every life is sacred!
I would also like to invite you to join in the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, which spreads, also through social networks, the prayer intentions I propose for the Church each month.
Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 October, 2016 will be a concert called The Story of Love in Ireland, Knock. The Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer) is partner.
Pope Francis appeals for prayers for peace. “Today, more than ever, we need peace in this war which is everywhere in the world.