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Pope Francis: Pray the Rosary daily in October for the protection of the Church from Satan

October 01, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis has invited “all the faithful, of all the world, to pray the Holy Rosary every day, during the entire Marian month of October, and thus to join in communion and in penitence, as the people of God, in asking the Holy Mother of God and Saint Michael Archangel to protect the Church from the devil, who always seeks to separate us from God and from each other.” The Pope asked the faithful to conclude the Rosary with the ancient invocation “Sub tuum praesidium” (“We fly to thy patronage”) and with the prayer to St. Michael the Archangel.

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  • Posted by: DanS - Oct. 02, 2018 4:58 PM ET USA

    Honestly, the Pope must think we are all stupid! Ever since Vigano the Pope sees the “devil” in every corner. Is he referring to the depravity and corruption among even his most trusted and privileged episcopal advisors? No! He’s referring to the whistleblowers, those who demand justice! Now he has gone all traddy on us by invoking the Prayer of St Michael?!?! Yes, Holy Father, we need the Prayer of St Michael now more than ever, but we need it to fight the depravity and corruption you deny!

  • Posted by: dom6938 - Oct. 01, 2018 6:26 PM ET USA

    From the antics we see almost daily among the hierarchy, it seems that the devil is already in the Church.