Pope Francis' prayer intentions for March, 2016


VATICAN CITY, 29 February 2016 (VIS) - Pope Francis' universal prayer intention for March is: "That families in need may receive the necessary support and that children may grow up in healthy and peaceful environments."

His intention for evangelization is: "That those Christians who, on account of their faith, are discriminated against or are being persecuted, may remain strong and faithful to the Gospel, thanks to the incessant prayer of the Church."

Published by VISarchive - February 29, 2016

Pornography is a public health crisis, but it is a symptom of a larger malais.

Michael Cook, writing at MercatorNet, makes excellent points in "Is pornography a public health crisis?".  Clearly we do not live in a "Theology of the Body" informed culture.  This article touches on the impact of pornography on marriage, parenting and the desensitization of the normal aversion to violence and exploitation.

Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for February, 2016


VATICAN CITY, 1 FEBRUARY 2016 (VIS) - Pope Francis' universal prayer intention for February is: "That we may take good care of creation – a gift freely given – cultivating and protecting it for future generations".

His intention for evangelization is: "That opportunities may increase for dialogue and encounter between the Christian faith and the peoples of Asia".

Published by VISarchive - February 1, 2016