News archive 2006

Pope Benedict calls on the faithful to pray on Sunday for peace

PRESS RELEASE

21 JULY 2006

POPE BENEDICT XVI CALLS ON THE FAITHFUL

TO PRAY ON SUNDAY FOR PEACE

The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, has proclaimed this Sunday, 23 July 2006, as a
special day of prayer and penance.

Pope Benedict invites: “the Pastors and faithful of all local Churches, as well as
believers throughout the world, to implore God to bestow upon us the precious gift of
peace”.

ENDS

Further information:
Martin Long Director of Communications (086 172 7678)
Brenda Drumm Communications Officer (087 233 7797)

The IEC provides external links as convenience to our users. The appearance of external links does not constitute endorsement by IEC of the information, products or services contained therein.