An ecumenical service for persecuted
Christians in Iraq and Syria in the St.
Hedwig Cathedral in Berlin, Germany, 17
August 2014 - EPA
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis’ prayer
intention for March is Support for
Persecuted Christians: That persecuted
Christians may be supported by the prayers
and material help of the whole Church.
The Apostleship of Prayer has produced
the Pope’s Video on this prayer intention,
with the help of Aid to the Church in Need.
The full text of the Pope’s Video
How many people are being persecuted
because of their faith, forced to abandon
their homes, their places of worship, their
lands, their loved ones!
They are persecuted and killed because
they are Christians. Those who persecute
them make no distinction between the
religious communities to which they belong.
I ask you: how many of you pray for
Do it with me, that they may be supported
by the prayers and material help of all the
Churches and communities.