Religious Minorities in Asia – That Christians, and other religious minorities in Asian countries, may be able to practice their faith in full freedom.
The Elderly – That the elderly, sustained by families and Christian communities, may apply their wisdom and experience to spreading the faith and forming the new generations.
Christians in Asia – That Christians in Asia, bearing witness to the Gospel in word and deed, may promote dialogue, peace, and mutual understanding, especially with those of other religions.
THE POPE’S PRAYER INTENTION for October 2017
Workers and the Unemployed – That all workers may receive respect and protection of their rights, and that the unemployed may receive the opportunity to contribute to the common good.
THE POPE’S PRAYER INTENTION for September 2017
Parishes – That our parishes, animated by a missionary spirit, may be places where faith is communicated and charity is seen.
THE POPE’S PRAYER INTENTION for August 2017
Artists – That artists of our time, through their ingenuity, may help everyone discover the beauty of creation.
THE POPE’S PRAYER INTENTION for July 2017
Lapsed Christians – That our brothers and sisters who have strayed from the faith, through our prayer and witness to the Gospel, may rediscover the merciful closeness of the Lord and the beauty of the Christian life.
THE POPE’S PRAYER INTENTION for June 2017
National Leaders – That national leaders may firmly commit themselves to ending the arms trade, which victimizes so many innocent people.
Christians in Africa – That Christians in Africa, in imitation of the Merciful Jesus, may give prophetic witness to reconciliation, justice, and peace.
Young People – That young people may respond generously to their vocations and seriously consider offering themselves to God in the priesthood or consecrated life.