Aleteia logoAleteia logoAleteia
Wednesday 28 February |
Saint of the Day: Bl. Tymoteusz Trojanowski
Aleteia logo
Church
separateurCreated with Sketch.

Pope urges us to pray for him

WEB2-AMPAJ2321-POPE-FRANCIS-AUDIENCE-JUNE-232021-Antoine-Mekary-ALETEIA-AM_5619.jpg

Antoine Mekary | ALETEIA

I.Media - published on 06/27/21

"Pray in a special way. The Pope needs your prayers," says Francis as feast of Peter and Paul approaches.
Without donors, Aleteia's future is uncertain.
Join our Lenten Campaign 2024.
PLEASE MAKE A DONATION TO ALETEIA

“Today, as the feast of Saint Peter and Saint Paul approaches, I ask you to pray for the Pope. Pray in a special way. The Pope needs your prayers. Thank you, I know you will.”

It is with these words that Pope Francis addressed the crowd after the Angelus of June 27, two days before the feast of Peter and Paul, from the window of the Apostolic Palace. Every Sunday, the pontiff has the habit of entrusting himself to the faithful, ending his traditional address by asking Christians not to “forget” to pray for him.

However, the pontiff’s request was this time more solemn and he made it before his other appeals.

Earlier this month, in a video message to a group dedicated to the work for Christian unity, the Holy Father made his customary appeal that we pray for him, but he added, “because this work is not easy at all!”

The Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, pillars of the Roman Church, will be celebrated in Saint Peter’s Basilica on June 29. Traditionally, the new metropolitans come on this occasion to receive the pallium from the hands of the Pontiff.

Tags:
Pope Francis
Support Aleteia!

Enjoying your time on Aleteia?

Articles like these are sponsored free for every Catholic through the support of generous readers just like you.

Thanks to their partnership in our mission, we reach more than 20 million unique users per month!

Help us continue to bring the Gospel to people everywhere through uplifting and transformative Catholic news, stories, spirituality, and more.

Support Aleteia with a gift today!

jour1_V2.gif
Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Top 10
See More
Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.