The Pope Video for July focuses on those distant from the Christian faith

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Pope Francis has released his video message accompanying his monthly prayer intention for July.

This month’s intention is for those distant from the Christian faith: “that our brothers and sisters who have strayed from the faith, through our prayer and witness to the Gospel, may rediscover the beauty of the Christian life.”

In this month’s video Pope Francis says, “Let us never forget that our joy is Jesus Christ — his faithful and inexhaustible love.

“When a Christian becomes sad, it means that he has distanced himself from Jesus.

“But then we must not leave him alone! We should offer him Christian hope — with our words, yes, but more with our testimony, with our freedom, with our joy.

“Let us pray that our brothers and sisters who have strayed from the faith, through our prayer and witness to the Gospel, may rediscover the beauty of the Christian life.”

Watch this month’s video here.

ENDS

2017-07-04T15:07:58+00:00 July 4th, 2017|News, News Feed|