Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of April 2019: Doctors and their Collaborators in War Zones

Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of April 2019: Doctors and their Collaborators in War ZonesFor doctors and their humanitarian collaborators in war zones, who risk their lives to

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Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of December 2018

Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of December: In the Service of the Transmission of Faith That people, who are involved in the service and transmission of faith, may find, in their dialogue with culture, a language suited to the conditions of the present time. Please remember the Holy Father Pope Francis’ intention in prayer throughout the month of December

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Envy leads to false accusations, Pope Francis says

Pope Francis at the Sunday Angelus address told pilgrims and tourists that envy and jealousy for someone else’s goodness and good works can lead to false accusations. Reflecting on the day’s Gospel, the Holy Father explored two types of misunderstanding that Jesus had to face, which came from the learned scribes and from his own family members. Scribes’ unforgivable sin The Pope said the scribes of Jesus’ day were well instructed in the Sacred Scriptures, and their job was to explain them to people. Jesus’ fame was beginning to spread,…

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Here’s what Pope Francis is doing for Holy Week

With Easter only a month away, plans have already been set in the Vatican for the celebrations surrounding the big day, and the lead-up to Holy Week will be filled with several papal day trips, Masses, and liturgies. The Pope began Lent with his March 5-10 spiritual exercises alongside members of the Curia in Ariccia, a small town just outside of Rome. Next on the schedule is a March 17 penitential service in St. Peter’s Basilica, during which several individuals will go to confession with the Pope as part of…

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Pope Francis sends support to March for Life in Paris, France

Pope Francis has sent his support to the March for Life taking place in Paris, France on 22 January 2017. The message was went through the Apostolic Nuncio to France, Archbishop Luigi, who said the Holy Father sent his greetings to the participants of the pro-life march. “The Church must never tire of being an advocate for life and must not neglect to proclaim that human life is to be protected unconditionally from the moment of conception until natural death,” the Message said, quoting Pope Francis’ words to the Bishops…

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Prayer for the Pope

O Lord, we are the millions of believers, humbly kneeling at Thy feet and begging Thee to preserve, defend and save the Sovereign Pontiff for many years. He is the Father of the great fellowship of souls and our Father as well. On this day, as on every other day, he is praying for us also, and is offering unto Thee with holy fervoUr the sacred Victim of love and peace. Wherefore, O Lord, turn Thyself toward us with eyes of pity; for we are now, as it were, forgetful of ourselves,…

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