Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network

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The Pope’s Prayer Intentions for 2018
Entrusted to the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network  
(Apostleship of Prayer)


JANUARY Evangelization: Religious Minorities in Asia That Christians, and other religious minorities in Asian countries, may be able to practise their faith in full freedom.

FEBRUARY Universal: Say “No” to Corruption That those who have material, political or spiritual power may resist any lure of corruption.

MARCH Evangelization: Formation in Spiritual Discernment That the Church may appreciate the urgency of formation in spiritual discernment, both on the personal and communitarian levels.

APRIL Universal: For Those who have Responsibility in Economic Matters That economists may have the courage to reject any economy of exclusion and know how to open new paths.

MAY Evangelization: The Mission of the Laity That the lay faithful may fulfil their specific mission, by responding with creativity to the challenges that face the world today.

JUNE Universal: Social Networks That social networks may work towards that inclusiveness which respects others for their differences.

JULY Evangelization: Priests and their Pastoral Ministry That priests, who experience fatigue and loneliness in their pastoral work, may find help and comfort in their intimacy with the Lord and in their friendship with their brother priests.

AUGUST Universal: The treasure of Families That any far-reaching decisions of economists and politicians may protect the family as one of the treasures of humanity.

SEPTEMBER Universal: Young People in Africa That young people in Africa may have access to education and work in their own countries.

OCTOBER Evangelization: The Mission of Religious That consecrated religious men and women may bestir themselves, and be present among the poor, the marginalized, and those who have no voice.

NOVEMBER Universal: In the Service of Peace That the language of love and dialogue may always prevail over the language of conflict.

DECEMBER Evangelization: In the Service of the Transmission of Faith That people, who are involved in the service and transmission of faith, may find, in their dialogue with culture, a language suited to the conditions of the present time.


From the Vatican, 13 February 2017  Francis