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Friday, February 4, 2011

Pope's February Prayers Urge Greater Respect For Families

VATICAN CITY, February 1 (CNA/EWTN News) - Pope Benedict is calling for a renewed awareness of the importance of the family in his February prayer intentions.

The Pope's general prayer intention for February is: "That all may respect the family and recognize it for its unmatched contribution to the advancement of society."

His mission intention is: "That Christian communities may witness to the presence of Christ in serving those who suffer from disease in those mission territories where the fight against disease is most urgent."