Pope encourages Catholics to join ecumenical prayer campaign

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Pope encourages Catholics to join ecumenical prayer campaign

ROME — In a video recorded over the archbishop of Canterbury’s phone, Pope Francis encouraged Catholics to combine the Thy Kingdom Come” prayer campaign May.

Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury, spiritual leader of the Anglican Communion, used his phone when both met at the Vatican April 32, to record the message.

Welby along with Archbishop John Sentamu of York started the effort that was Ascension-to-Pentecost to encourage their faithful on praying that the more individuals would come to understand Jesus to focus for 11 times.

Ever since that time, the prayer campaign has gone global and ecumenical.

“we’re praying that the Spirit could inspire us and equip us to share the great news of Jesus Christ along with our families and friends, our communities and networks,” according to the www.thykingdomcome.global site.

Welby asked on praying to get the Support of the Holy Spirit, Francis to comment.

“‘Come ’ this is the cry in the times ” the pope said.

The risk of having hearts operate that “become smaller and closed he stated, but it s one ’ s heart expands and also takes a big breath when the Holy Spirit is invited by a person .

In the video, Francis also insisted the Spirit will expand our hearts and the center of the Church, from within, so that we could make decisions and with peace and farsightedness. ”

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