The intention is: "That all Christians, sensitive to the distressing condition of the peoples who are still suffering from hunger and thirst, may be moved to greater solidarity toward their brothers."
John Paul II's mission intention is: "That the Church in Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, while remaining open to dialogue with the followers of the other religions, may remain faithful to its own exacting evangelizing mission."
ASMARA, Eritrea, JAN. 31, 2003 (Zenit.org).- The East African nation of Eritrea is on the brink of catastrophe, threatened by famine.
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico, JAN. 31, 2003 (Zenit.org).- The Diocese of San Cristobal says that recent violence in the state of Chiapas was not triggered by religious motives.
VATICAN CITY, JAN. 31, 2003 (Zenit.org).- L’Osservatore Romano strongly criticized the concept of a “preventive war” and drew attention to the plight of the Iraqi people.
A Problem of Love, He Tells Judges of Roman Rota
VATICAN CITY, JAN. 30, 2003 (Zenit.org).- The Vatican might make a “concrete gesture” to avoid a military intervention in Iraq, a top official says.