Becket, More and the future of the Church

December 29 is an important anniversary for two English saints, separated by centuries: St. Thomas Becket and St. Thomas More. Both served, in their day, as Lord High Chancelor of England under Kings named Henry, Becket under Henry II and More under Henry VIII. Both were martyred for their support of the prerogatives of the Church as against those of the Crown.

Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for December

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VATICAN CITY 30 November, 2015 (VIS) - Pope Francis' universal prayer intention for December is: "That all may experience the mercy of God, who never tires of forgiving".

His intention for evangelization is: "That families, especially those who suffer, may find in the birth of Jesus a sign of certain hope".

FRANCIS-PRAYER INTENTIONS/VIS 20151130 (70)
Published by VISarchive - November 30, 2015

 

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Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for November

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VATICAN CITY 30 October, 2015 (VIS) - Pope Francis' universal prayer intention for November is: "That we may be open to personal encounter and dialogue with all, even those whose convictions differ from our own".

His intention for evangelization is: "That pastors of the Church, with profound love for their flocks, may accompany them and enliven their hope".

FRANCIS-PRAYER INTENTIONS/VIS 20151030 (70)
Published by VISarchive - October 30, 2015

 

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Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for October

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VATICAN CITY, 30 September 2015 (VIS) - Pope Francis' universal prayer intention for October is: "That human trafficking, the modern form of slavery, may be eradicated".

His intention for evangelization is: "That with a missionary spirit the Christian communities of Asia may announce the Gospel to those who are still awaiting it".

FRANCIS-PRAYER INTENTIONS/VIS 20150930 (70)
Published by VISarchive - September 30, 2015

 

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Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for September

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VATICAN CITY, 1 September 2015 (VIS) - Pope Francis' universal prayer intention for September is: "That opportunities for education and employment may increase for all young people".

His intention for evangelization is: "That catechists may give witness by living in a way consistent with the faith they proclaim".

FRANCIS-PRAYER INTENTIONS/VIS 20150901 (70)
Published by VISarchive - September 1, 2015

 

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