Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Vatican releases Holy Father's prayer intentions for 2011

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.


At 8:14 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

It is wrong that the Church, and His Holiness in particular, should have to say that Priests must be unmarried. This does a great disservice to the Church. Much worse this does a great disservice to the people.


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