Pope's prayer intentions

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Pope Francis prays at Rome's Piazza di Spanga to begin the Year of Mercy, Dec. 8, 2015.

The Pope's latest prayer intention? That journalists be truthful

Oct 4, 2016

By Elise Harris

In his latest prayer video Pope Francis dedicates the month of October to praying for journalists – specifically that their... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, April 13, 2016.

Pope Francis' May prayer intention: honor the dignity of women

May 3, 2016

By Elise Harris

In his May prayer video Pope Francis issued a global petition that women in all countries would be respected and... Read more

Pope Francis reflects during a retreat in Ariccia, Italy, March 2016.

Pope Francis' new prayer video focuses on needy families

Mar 12, 2016

By Elise Harris

In his newest prayer video Pope Francis focuses his monthly intention on families in difficulty, praying that they receive the... Read more