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Prayers for Pope Francis—now more than ever

By Phil Lawler ( bio - articles - email ) | Mar 07, 2017

This week Pope Francis is on retreat, along with leaders of the Roman Curia.

Because most Vatican offices will be quiet this week, while their top officials are on retreat, we can expect much less news from Rome.

Meanwhile, as the Holy Father and his most important colleagues take stock of their own spiritual lives, now is an ideal time for all concerned Catholics to pray that they will be guided by the Holy Spirit for the welfare of the Church.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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