Vatican City, Jan 11, 2010 / 10:56 pm (CNA).- L’Osservatore Romano has published the prayer intentions of Pope Benedict XVI for 2011, a full year in advance. The Holy Father’s intentions will be as follows:
General Intention: That the riches of creation be preserved, valued and made available to all, as a precious gifts from God to mankind.
Missionary Intention: That Christians may achieve full unity, bearing witness of the universal fatherhood of God to the entire human race.
General Intention: That the family may be respected by all in its identity and that its irreplaceable contribution to all of society be recognized.
Missionary Intention: That in the mission territories where the struggle against disease is most urgent, Christian communities may witness to the presence of Christ to those who suffer.