The Catholic Conference of Illinois produces occasional videos on public policy issues important to the Church. Our YouTube channel can be found at http://www.youtube.com/user/CatholicConfIL.
We also post videos of Catholic interest.
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.
Pope Francis in his July 2016 prayer video asks us to respect the identity and traditions of all Indigenous people.
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.
Pope Francis' prayer video for May focusus on women, and offers the prayer that they be heard, respected and valued for their contribution to society.