Attached for is a letter from Pope Francis to the People of God released yesterday in which he calls on all people of the Church to join in acts of prayer and fasting in “combatting all forms of abuse of power, sexual abuse and the abuse of conscience.”


He writes, “’If one member suffers, all suffer together with it’, said Saint Paul. By an attitude of prayer and penance, we will become attuned as individuals and as a community to this exhortation, so that we may grow in the gift of compassion, in justice, prevention and reparation.”


Letter to the People from Pope Francis – 082018