March 1, 2012. (Romereports.com) Every month of the year, the Pope prays for a general intention. During the month of March, the Pope will be praying for women, so that the contribution they make to the development of society is recognized worldwide.
In his prayers, he also includes a monthly missionary intention. This month, Benedict XVI will be praying for persecuted Christians, particularly those who live in Asia and face discrimination and at times even death for practicing their faith.