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VATICAN CITY, 1 SEP 2010 (VIS) – Pope Benedict’s general prayer intention for September is: “That in less developed parts of the world the proclamation of the Word of God may renew people’s hearts, encouraging them to work actively toward authentic social progress”.

His mission intention is: “That by opening our hearts to love we may put an end to the numerous wars and conflicts which continue to bloody our world”.


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Respect for Human Life
General: That every national and transnational institution may strive to guarantee respect for human life from conception to natural death.

The Churches in Asia
Missionary: That the Churches in Asia, which constitute a “little flock” among non-Christian populations, may know how to communicate the Gospel and give joyful witness to their adherence to Christ.

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VATICAN CITY, 30 APR 2010 (VIS) – Pope Benedict’s general prayer intention for May is: “That the shameful and monstrous commerce in human beings, which sadly involves millions of women and children, may be ended”.

His mission intention is: “That ordained ministers, religious women and men, and lay people involved in apostolic work may understand how to infuse missionary enthusiasm into the communities entrusted to their care”.

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VATICAN CITY, 1 MAR 2010 (VIS) – Pope Benedict’s general prayer intention for March is: “That the world economy may be managed according to the principles of justice and equity, taking account of the real needs of peoples, especially the poorest”.

His mission intention is: “That the Churches in Africa may be signs and instruments of reconciliation and justice in every part of that continent”.

Let us pray together with our Holy Father and the universal church!

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VATICAN CITY, 30 DEC 2009 (VIS) – Pope Benedict XVI’s general prayer intention for January 2010 is: “That young people may learn to use modern means of social communication for their personal growth and to better prepare themselves to serve society”.

His mission intention is: “That every believer in Christ may be conscious that unity among all Christians is a condition for more effective proclamation of the Gospel”.

Let us join our Holy Father and our universal church in prayer and thanksgiving for God’s Goodness and Provident Care. May the new year bring an abundance of God’s Grace into our lives and world.


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Popeatprayer2Our holy Father’s prayer intentions for the month of November. Let us be united with our Church and our brothers and sisters in prayer and good works for the upcoming month.


Pope Benedict’s general prayer intention for November is: “That all the men and women in the world, especially those who have responsibilities in the field of politics and economics, may never fail in their commitment to safeguard creation”.

His mission intention is: “That believers in the different religions, through the testimony of their lives and fraternal dialogue, may clearly demonstrate that the name of God is a bearer of peace”.

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