Francis invites children to pray for Syria

popeBefore praying the Angelus May 29, the pope said Catholic and Orthodox Christians would be taking part together in the special prayer for peace and that the children were “the protagonists” by inviting all the world’s children to unite with them in prayer. The joint Day of Prayer for Peace, sponsored by the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need, is one of several initiatives meant to promote peace in Syria.



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