Papal News

  • The world stopped to pray for peace

    Jun 09, 2017

    Men and women of goodwill across the globe on Thursday responded to Pope Francis' call to join in prayer to participate in the “One Minute for Peace”

  • Pope Francis invites faithful to participate in “Minute for Peace”

    Jun 08, 2017

    Pope Francis has invited faithful to participate in the “Minute for Peace” on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at 1 p.m., in memory of the meeting of the Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the Vatican Gardens with the Pope and with Patriarch Bartholomew I, to pray together for peace on June 8, 2014.

  • A minute for peace with Pope Francis today at 1:00 pm

    Jun 08, 2017

    We don’t know for sure but we do know that there is power in prayer, individual and collective, by persons of any faith or secular vision. Perhaps things would be even worse if we didn’t. We share here an appeal from a humanist of the highest order.

  • Pope: The world needs Christians, Jews and Muslims prayers for peace

    Jun 08, 2017

    At the general audience, Francis recalls the Vatican meeting with Peres and Abbas. God never abandons us. "We can be distant, hostile, we can also profess" a world without God, "but the Gospel reveals that" God cannot be without us: He will never be a God without man. "

  • Tomorrow at 1 p.m., the world will stop for a minute to pray for peace

    Jun 07, 2017

    On the second anniversary of the prayer meeting to pray for the gift of peace, requested by Pope Francis, together with the Israeli president Shimon Peres and the Palestinian Abu Mazen, the International Forum of Catholic Action, WUCWO, the Italian Catholic Action, the Argentinian Catholic Action and the National Justice and Peace of the Argentinian Episcopal Conference are once again launching the initiative “A minute for peace”

  • A Minute for Peace

    Jun 07, 2017

    The International Bureau of the International Council of Catholic Men (Unum Omnes) has requested all members to observe “A Minute for Peace” prayer on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 1pm.

  • A Minute for Peace with Pope Francis – June 8, 2017 at 1.00 p.m

    Jun 06, 2017

    The promoters of this initiative are asking their members and all men and women of good will to stop for a minute at 1 p.m. on 8 June 2017.

  • Peres, Abbas to pray for peace at Vatican on June 8

    Jun 06, 2017

    Israeli President Shimon Peres and his Palestinian counterpart Mahmud Abbas will pray for peace at the Vatican on June 8, the Hol

  • "One minute for peace in the world"

    Jun 06, 2017

    The National Justice and Peace Commission, the Argentine Catholic Action, together with the Department of Laity, the Episcopal Commission for Ecumenism, Relations with Judaism, Islam and the Religious, various national and international associations, in communion with the Argentine Bishops' Conference, once again promote the "One Minute for Peace" initiative to be celebrated on Thursday 8 June at 1pm.

  • This June, The Pope invites you to pray for peace and the elimination of the arms trade - perspectives daily

    Jun 05, 2017

    Several events happened in Rome these past few days but first, let’s look at the new prayer intention video that the Pope released last week. For this month of June, the Pope is asking the world to join him in praying for peace and the elimination of the arms trade.