• In latest prayer video, Pope Francis shines light on challenges in Asia

    In latest prayer video, Pope Francis shines light on challenges in Asia

    • Nov 3, 2017

    Released Nov. 3, the latest video for the pope’s prayer intentions shows people of different religions and countries from throughout Asia. It also shows scenes of life in Asia, including the celebration of Mass. An initiative of the Jesuit-run global prayer network Apostleship of Prayer, the pope’s prayer videos are filmed in collaboration with the Vatican Television Center.

  • Pope Francis: Pray for persecuted Christians

    Pope Francis: Pray for persecuted Christians

    • Mar 2, 2017

    The pope’s monthly prayer intention for March is dedicated to persecuted Christians, who around the world face daily threats of physical violence because of their religious beliefs. An estimated 200 million Christians are believed to be at risk of physical violence, arrest, torture and death.