Papal Intention: Religious Freedom

VATICAN CITY, AUG. 30, 2005 (Zenit.org).- During the month of September, Benedict XVI will pray that governments recognize the right to religious freedom.

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The Apostleship of Prayer, a pious association, announced this general intention, which was chosen by the Pope and shared by millions of faithful worldwide.

The intention for the month of September reads: “That the right to religious freedom may be respected by the government of all peoples.”

Every month, the Holy Father also prays for a missionary intention. For September that intention reads: “That the proclamation of the Christian message in the new Churches may ensured through its insertion into the existing cultures.”

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