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Prayer for nascent human life

At the end of his Angelus Message on November 14, Pope Benedict XVI reminded the assembly that next Saturday (November 27) at St. Peter’s Basilica he will preside over the “first Vespers for the First Sunday of Advent and at a prayer vigil for nascent human life.” While noting that the prayer vigil for all nascent human life is an initiative that encompasses all the particular churches (dioceses) of the world, Pope Benedict especially recommended that parishes, religious communities, and ecclesial associations and movements also take part. He added that “the period of preparation for Christmas is a fitting occasion to invoke God’s protection on all human beings who have been called into existence, as well as to give thanks to God for the gift that each child is to his parents.” Continue reading Prayer for nascent human life