Assisi Day of Prayer for Peace on Internet

ASSISI, Italy, JAN. 11, 2002 ( The Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi has activated a Web page dedicated to the Day of Prayer for Peace, schedule for Jan. 24.

The Web page at gives information on the event as well as John Paul II´s previous visits to, speeches in, Assisi.

Internet surfers can send in their prayers, thoughts and drawings on world peace. The site opens with a picture of the rainbow that in 1986 was the backdrop for the Holy Father´s meeting with the world´s religious leaders.

The section on the Day of Prayer is only in Italian. Pages in other languages will be published shortly.