Holy Father praying for economy and African Catholics in March


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Vatican City, Mar 1, 2010 / 10:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Today the Vatican announced Pope Benedict XVI's intentions for the month of March. The Pope is praying for a just global economic system as well as the Church in Africa.

The Holy Father's general intention for March is: "That the world economy may be managed according to the principles of justice and equity, taking account of the real needs of peoples, especially the poorest."

Pope Benedict XVI's mission intention is: "That the Churches in Africa may be signs and instruments of reconciliation and justice in every part of that continent."