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Papal prayers for Nigeria, Haiti

Catholic World News - September 29, 2010

At the conclusion of his regular weekly audience on Wednesday, September 29, Pope Benedict XVI asked for special prayers for needy people in Nigeria and in Haiti.

In northern Nigeria, the Pope told his audience, flooding has caused a “grave humanitarian crisis,” forcing as many as 2 million people to flee their homes. Recognizing the presence of a group of Haitian pilgrims at his audience, the Holy Father added his prayer that God would “bring Haitians relief in their misery.”

The Pope also reminded his audience that Friday would be the first day of October, a month traditionally dedicated to the Virgin Mary, and encouraged the faithful to use that month to “learn from the Virgin of Nazareth always to be ready to fulfill the will of God.”

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