Pope Asks Faithful to Pray for the Year of Faith



Pope Asks Faithful to Pray for Year of Faith, Synod of Bishops

Pope Benedict XVI asked everyone to join his prayers “entrusting to the Mother of God the main ecclesial events we are preparing to experience: the Year of Faith, and the Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization. May the Blessed Virgin accompany the Church on her mission to announce the Gospel to the men and women of our time”.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Prayer Intentions for October

Pope Benedict’s general prayer intention for October is: “That the new evangelization may progress in the oldest Christian countries”.

His mission intention is: “That the celebration of World Mission Day may result in a renewed commitment to evangelization”.