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The Pope’s Prayer Group

Have you ever heard about the pope’s prayer group? It’s the largest prayer group in the world, involving tens of millions of people who pray every day for the pope and for his two monthly prayer intentions. It’s called the Apostleship of Prayer.

Years ago many people were familiar with the Apostleship, primarily through Sacred Heart badges, leaflets that publicized the pope’s monthly intentions, and the practice of starting one’s...

Family Consecration and the Year of Faith

In his Apostolic Letter Porta Fidei Pope Benedict announced a time of grace for the Church and the world—the Year of Faith which runs from October 11, 2012 to November 24, 2013. He called for this Year of Faith “because of a profound crisis of faith that has affected many people.”

During his General Audience of November 14, 2012, Pope Benedict said that this crisis was the result of a “strong process of...