Pope calls for Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace on 23 February

On Friday, 23 February 2018, Pope Francis invites us to observe a Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace and an "end to violence and conflict, especially in South Sudan and in the Democratic Republic of Congo".

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Here are a series of prayers you can pray with us on 23 February keeping in mind, particularly, the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. Read more


South Sudan Bishops

The Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace has a particular focus on South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Catholic Bishops of South Sudan have...Read more



Pope Francis gave this address in Assisi on 20 September 2016. This excerpt can help us focus on what it means to work together for peace. Read more