Pope praying for AIDS victims and missionary sisters in July


The Vatican announced today that Pope Benedict will be praying in July for victims of AIDS and religious women in mission territories.

The Pope's general intention is "that Christ may ease the physical and spiritual sufferings of those who are sick with AIDS, especially in the poorest countries."

His mission intention is "that religious women in mission territories may be witnesses of the joy of the Gospel and living signs of the love of Christ."