February is a particularly difficult month for lots of people. The Pope names those who migrate from their country of origin in search for peace, job security, or just for meaning in life. Sometimes war is the good reason to provide for happiness. We need to be close to these people. As Catholics we walk not only in prayerful solidarity but also in human companionship. With Pope Benedict we lift these prayers to the Almighty.
The general intention
may be sustained and accompanied in their difficulties.
experiencing war and conflicts may be the protagonists in the building of a
future of peace.