In his Angelus for the Assumption, Pope Francis prayed for the people in Syria who are suffering from the war in their country. I ask you now to accompany me in this gesture I am about to make with a prayer. I will bless a great number of rosaries destined for our brothers and sisters in Syria. It is an initiative of the 'Aid to the Church in Need' association. They produced around 6,000 rosaries, that were made by the Carmelite nuns of Bethlehem.
. Let us continue to pray the rosary for peace in the Middle East and throughout the world. Mary shows us that if we want our lives to be happy, God must be put first, because He alone is great. How many times, instead, do we live chasing things of little importance: prejudices, grudges, rivalries, envy, illusions, superfluous material goods.