Pope Benedict XVI’s May Prayer Intentions

Unite with Christians throughout the world in praying for the pope’s monthly prayer intentions.

Since the nineteenth century, popes have asked the Apostleship of Prayer to pray for specific intentions. Two prayer intentions are requested each month from the Holy Father, a general intention and a mission intention. Let us join the Apostleship of Prayer’s dedication to pray for these intentions each day. Pope Benedict XVI’s May 2012 prayer intentions are:

General Intention – The Family: That initiatives which defend and uphold the role of the family may be promoted within society.

How can you and I encourage society to support and strengthen the family?

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