From the Vatican
EVANGELIZATION: Families, Schools of Human Development: That families, through their life of prayer and love, become ever more clearly “schools of true human development.”
Paul VI We feel, too, that the entire American people is here present, with its noblest and most characteristic traits: a people basing its conception of life on spiritual values, on a religious sense, on the rule of law, on freedom, on…
UNIVERSAL: The Integrity of Justice: That those who administer justice may work with integrity, and that the injustice which prevails in the world may not have the last word.
EVANGELIZATION: The Mode of Life of Priests: That priests, through the modesty and humility of their lives, commit themselves actively to a solidarity with those who are most poor.
Pope Francis has released a new law making it mandatory for all clerics and members of religious orders to report cases of clerical sexual abuse to Church authorities. It also includes actions or omissions of bishops and religious superiors…
EVANGELIZATION: The Church in Africa, a seed of unity: That the Church in Africa, through the commitment of its members, may be the seed of unity among her peoples and a sign of hope for this continent.
UNIVERSAL: Doctors and their collaborators in war-torn areas: For doctors and their humanitarian collaborators in war-torn areas, who risk their lives to save the lives of others.
EVANGELIZATION: Recognition of the Right of Christian Communities: That Christian communities, especially those who are persecuted, feel that they are close to Christ and have their rights respected.
UNIVERSAL: Human Trafficking: For a generous welcome of the victims of human trafficking, of enforced prostitution, and of violence.
EVANGELIZATION: Young People and the Example of Mary: That young people, especially in Latin America, follow the example of Mary and respond to the call of the Lord to communicate the joy of the Gospel to the world.