Catholic Bishops of Latin America Announce that they will Join Pope Francis in Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on March 25
Bogota, DC, March 15, 2022
The Latin American Episcopal Council (Celam) has received "with great joy and hope" the announcement made by the Holy See Press Office, this March 15, of theConsecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, next Friday. 25, at 5:00 p.m.
At the initiative of the Pope, the representatives of the bishops of Latin America and the Caribbean have invited the Church of the continent so that on March 24, "the prayer for peace and universal brotherhood" is redoubled and "we unite, once again, with the intentions of the Holy Father
Celam encourages “the 22 Episcopal Conferences of the Continent, all ecclesial organizations and the faithful of good will”, to participate in this Marian act “in accordance with the time zones of our countries in Latin America and the Caribbean”we embrace our brothers and most vulnerable sisters and victims of violent and fratricidal actions 1 Jn