Tag Archives: Prayer

Pope asks for parents’ wishes to be respected in Charlie Gard case

Stepping into a tumultuous legal battle involving a UK couple’s push for a say in the treatment and death of their terminally ill son, Pope Francis has offered his prayers for the child, and asked that the parents’ wishes be respected. “The Holy Father follows with affection and emotion the story of Charlie Gard and expresses

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Pope Francis prays for victims of deadly Tehran attacks

After twin terrorist attacks killed at least 17 people in Tehran, Iran, earlier this week, Pope Francis condemned the ‘barbaric’ act of violence and offered his prayers for the victims and their families. “His Holiness Pope Francis sends his heartfelt condolences to all those affected by the barbaric attack in Tehran, and laments this senseless

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Pope prays for victims of terror attack in central London

At the end of Mass on Pentecost Sunday, Pope Francis prayed for the victims of the London Bridge terrorist attack. “May the Holy Spirit grant peace to the whole world,” the Pope said after Mass, before praying the Regina Coeli. “May He heal the wounds of war and of terrorism, which even this (Saturday) night,

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Flying on Sunday? Many airport chapels offer Mass

Flying on Sunday and need a place for Mass? A recent study revealed that 40 percent of major US airports have chapels offering Sunday Mass times for travelers and airport employees. Taking data from the 30 busiest airports in the U.S., the Pew Research Center identified airports offering Mass and other forms of Christian worship

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Pope Francis condemns ‘abhorrent’ Kabul attack

After a major suicide bomb tore through a busy neighborhood in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing at least 80 people, Pope Francis condemned the ‘brutal’ act, offering his prayers for the victims and for peace in the country. “Having learned with sadness of the abhorrent attack in Kabul and of the many dead and seriously injured, Pope

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