Holy Father’s prayer intention
Listen to the Migrants’ Cries: We pray that the cries of our migrant brothers and sisters, victims of criminal trafficking, may be heard and considered. Month Dedicated to the Holy Family
Promotion of World Peace: We pray that Christians, followers of other religions, and all people of goodwill may promote peace and justice in the world. Month Dedicated to the Holy Name of Jesus
Universal: The Future of the Very Young: That every country determine to take the necessary measures to make the future of the very young, especially those who suffer, a priority.
UNIVERSAL: Dialogue and Reconciliation in the Near East: That a spirit of dialogue, encounter, and reconciliation emerge in the Near East, where diverse religious communities share their lives together.
UNIVERSAL: The Protection of the Oceans: That politicians, scientists, and economists work together to protect the world’s seas and oceans.
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.
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.
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.