AIDS Patients at Forefront of Pope's Prayer in July

VATICAN CITY, JULY 1, 2011 ( Benedict XVI is dedicating the month of July to pray for AIDS patients, especially those from the poorest countries of the world.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Share this Entry

The Apostleship of Prayer announced the intentions chosen by the Pope for this month. His general intention is: “That Christ may ease the physical and spiritual sufferings of those who are sick with AIDS, especially in the poorest countries.”

Through its approximately 117,000 health care facilities around the world, the Catholic Church provides more than 25% of all care for those living with HIV and AIDS, especially children.

The Pontiff’s apostolic intention for July is: “That religious women in mission territories may be witnesses of the joy of the Gospel and living signs of the love of Christ.”

— — —

On the Net:

Apostleship of Prayer:

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Share this Entry


Support ZENIT

If you liked this article, support ZENIT now with a donation