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Jul

Pope Francis in July calls for prayers for those who have lost their way from their faith that they may rediscover the beauty of the Christian life.

01
Jun

Pope Francis in June urges us all to pray that our national leaders will commit to ending the arms trade.

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May

Pope Francis in May asks viewers to pray for Africa in the face of fratricidal wars that are killing its people, as well as its natural and cultural resources.

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Apr

Pope Francis in April issues a challenge to young people: Forgo the fads of today to focus on developing your talents to make the world a better place.

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Nov

Pope Francis in November urges all contries accepting migrants to stand together in solidarity, and asks us to overcome indifference and fear of accepting the other -- since the other may be us someday.

01
Oct

Pope Francis calls us to pray for journalists during the month of October, asking that they be motivated by a respect for the truth and a strong sense of ethics.

01
Sep

September's prayer intention focuses on solidarity, the tenet of Catholic Social Teaching that asks everyone to contribute to the common good and create a society that puts the human person at its center.

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Aug

August's prayer video from Pope Francis focuses on the fraternity of sports and the key role it plays in breaking down walls among cultures. It's a fitting issue for this month, since the Summer Olympic Games are being held in Rio de Janiero.

19
Jul

Pope Francis in his July 2016  prayer video asks us to respect the identity and traditions of all Indigenous people.

01
Jun

Pope Francis takes on the plight of the elderly and marginalized in this month's prayer video, as he asks us that they find opportunities for encounter and solidarity, even within the large cities of the world.