offers monthly videos of Pope Francis’ prayer intentions, from the Apostleship of Prayer. Watch this month’s video here and pray for the intention below.

June 2017 

Universal Intention: National Leaders

That national leaders may firmly commit themselves to ending the arms trade, which victimizes so many innocent people.

“It is an absurd contradiction to speak of peace, to negotiate peace, and at the same time, promote or permit the arms trade.” — Pope Francis

Read a reflection on this intention.