The President's speech at the National Prayer Breakfast

Submitted by frlarry on Sun, 02/08/2015 - 16:50

The President's speech at the National Prayer Breakfast (see the transcript) has been badly characterized in the media. Nowhere, for example, will you find the ringing phrase "violence rooted in religion". Even though the President did see fit to remind us that "during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ" his sin may have been rather a matter of omission than commission.

Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for February, 2015

Submitted by frlarry on Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:34
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VATICAN CITY, 30 January 2015 (VIS) - Pope Francis' universal prayer intention for February is: "That prisoners, especially the young, may be able to rebuild lives of dignity".

His intention for evangelization is: "That married people who are separated may find welcome and support in the Christian community".

FRANCIS-PRAYER INTENTIONS/VIS 20150130 (70)
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Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for January, 2015

Submitted by frlarry on Tue, 12/30/2014 - 00:00
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VATICAN CITY, 30 December 2014 (VIS) - Pope Francis' universal prayer intention for January is: "That those from diverse religious traditions and all people of good will may work together for peace".

His intention for evangelization is: "That in this year dedicated to consecrated life, religious men and women may rediscover the joy of following Christ and strive to serve the poor with zeal".

FRANCIS-PRAYER INTENTIONS/VIS 20141230 (70)
Published by VISarchive - , December 30, 2014

 

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