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Pope’s August Prayer Intention for Families, Schools of Human Growth

That families, through their life of prayer and love, become ever more clearly “schools of true human growth”.

Pope Francis on August 1, 2019, released a video message accompanying his prayer intention for May, which this month is Families, Schools of Human Growth: That families, through their life of prayer and love, become ever more clearly “schools of true human growth”.

The Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network of the Apostleship of Prayer developed “The Pope Video” initiative to assist in the worldwide dissemination of monthly intentions of the Holy Father in relation to the challenges facing humanity.

The full text of the Pope’s August video:

The ethnic, linguistic, and tribal divisions in Africa can be overcome by promoting unity in diversity.

I want to thank the religious sisters, priests, laity, and missionaries for their work to create dialogue and reconciliation among the various sectors of African society.

Let us pray this month that the Church in Africa, through the commitment of its members, may be the seed of unity among her peoples and a sign of hope for this continent. 

About Jim Fair

Jim Fair is a husband, father, grandfather, writer, and communications consultant. He also likes playing the piano and fishing. He writes from the Chicago area.

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