Thursday, July 1, 2010

The Holy Father's Prayer Intentions for July 2010

Pope Benedict XVI prays in front of the tomb of Saint Peter at the end of a solemn mass to celebrate the feast of Saints Peter and Paul in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican June 29, 2010. REUTERS/Osservatore Romano

Pope Benedict's general prayer intention for June 2010 is:

"That in every nation of the world the election of officials may be carried out with justice, transparency and honesty, respecting the free decisions of citizens."

His mission intention is:

"That Christians may strive to offer everywhere, but especially in great urban centres, an effective contribution to the promotion of education, justice, solidarity and peace."