Pope Francis’ Prayer Intention for the Month of
Universal prayer intention ‐ Freedom from Addiction
We pray that those suffering from addiction may be helped and accompanied.
(Vatican City, April 2, 2020) – The Pope Video for April made known the Holy Father’s prayer intention for this month, entrusted to the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network: for liberation from the various addictions that today affect millions of people around the world. During times of great concern due to the worldwide pandemic, Francis doesn’t forget the problems of other people who are suffering, and asks us to pray for them.
Lord our God, who came to set your people free, hear us!
You who led your people out of bondage in Egypt and set Israel free from exile, you whose prophets preached freedom from idols, you who did not spare sending your only Son to free us from every disorder that impedes our road home to you, hear us!