You can watch the entire prayer vigil on the Vatican YouTube Channel, or watch below:
Did you pray and fast for peace in Syria on Saturday? Thousands in Rome and around the world did:
From Catholic News Service:
By Francis X. Rocca
|Prayer vigil in St. Peter's Square (CNS photo)|
"Leave behind the self-interest that hardens your heart, overcome the indifference that makes your heart insensitive towards others, conquer your deadly reasoning, and open yourself to dialogue and reconciliation," the pope said Sept. 7 before an estimated 100,000 people in St. Peter's Square.
The pope had called the prayer vigil less than a week earlier, as the central event of a worldwide day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria, the Middle East and the world. Read the entire report here.
The Holy Father tweeted:
We ought never to lose hope. God overwhelms us with his grace, if we keep asking.From Rome Reports:
— Pope Francis (@Pontifex) September 9, 2013