POPE BENEDICT XVI'S UNIVERSAL AND FOR EVANGELIZATION INTENTIONS FOR 2014
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Universal: Economic Development
That all may promote authentic economic development that respects the dignity of all peoples.
For evangelization: Christian Unity.
That Christians of diverse denominations may walk toward the unity desired by Christ.
That the Church and society may respect the wisdomand experience of older people.
For evangelization: Collaboration in Evangelization
That priests, religious, and lay peoplemay work together with generosity for evangelization.
Universal: Respect for Women
That all cultures may respect the rights and dignity of women.
For evangelization: Vocations
That many young people may acceptthe Lord’s invitation to consecrate their lives to proclaiming the Gospel.
Universal: Ecology and Justice
That governments may foster the protection of creation and the just distribution of natural resources.
For evangelization: Hope for the Sick
That the Risen Lord may fill with hope the hearts of those who are being tested by pain and sickness.
That the media may be instruments in the service of truth and peace.
For evangelization: Mary’s Guidance
That Mary, Star of Evangelization, may guide the Church in proclaiming Christ to all nations.
That the unemployed may receive support and find the work they need to live in dignity.
For evangelization: Faith in Europe
That Europe may rediscover its Christian roots through the witness of believers.
Sports. That sports may always be occasions of human fraternity and growth.
For evangelization: Lay missionaries
That the Holy Spirit may support the work of the laity who proclaim the Gospel in the poorest countries.
That refugees, forced by violence to abandon their homes, may find a generous welcome and the protection of their rights.
For evangelization: Oceania
That Christians in Oceania may joyfully announce the faith to all the people of that region.
Universal: Mentally disabled
That the mentally disabled may receive the love and help they need for a dignified life.
For evangelization: Service to the poor
That Christians, inspired by the Word of God, may serve the poor and suffering.
That the Lord may grant peace to those parts of the world most battered by war and violence.
For evangelization: World Mission Day
That World Mission Day may rekindle in every believer zeal for carrying the Gospel into all the world.
Universal: Lonely people
That all who suffer loneliness may experience the closeness of God and the support of others.
For evangelization: Mentors of seminarians and religious
That young seminarians and religious may have wise and well‐formed mentors.
Universal: Christmas, hope for humanity
That the birth of the Redeemer may bring peace and hope to all people of good will.
For evangelization: Parents
That parents may be true evangelizers, passing on to their children the precious gift of faith.
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