Below are four of the tweets related to the litany below. The full prayer follows the tweets.
Let the cry for peace ring out in all the world!#prayforpeace— Pope Francis (@Pontifex) September 4, 2013
Where we find hate and darkness, may we bring love and hope, in order to give a more human face to society.— Pope Francis (@Pontifex) September 30, 2013
Let us ask the Lord to give us the gentleness to look upon the poor with understanding and love, devoid of human calculation and fear.— Pope Francis (@Pontifex) September 24, 2013
Reader : "Let the cry for peace ring out in all the world." (tweeted by Pope Francis 9/4/13 )God loves us. May we discover the beauty of loving and being loved.— Pope Francis (@Pontifex) November 11, 2013
All: Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.
R : “W here we find hate and darkness, may we bring hope in order to give a human face to society." (tweeted 9/30/13 )
A: Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
R : "God is so merciful toward us. We too should learn to be merciful, especially with those who suffer ." (tweeted 7/17 /13 )
A: Where there is injury, pardon;
R : “Christians know how to face difficulties, trials and defeat with serenity and hope in the Lord ." (tweeted 10/31 /13 )
A: Where there is doubt, faith;
R : ”We ought to never lose hope. God overwhelms us with grace if we keep asking." (tweeted 9/9/13 )
A: Where there is despair, hope;
R : "The light of faith illumines all our relationships and helps us to live them in union with the love of Christ, to live them like Christ ." (tweeted 8/ 5 /13 )
A: Where there is darkness, light;
R : "If we wish to follow Christ closely, we cannot choose an easy, quiet life. It will be a demanding life but full of joy." (tweeted 7/10/13 )
A: And where there is sadness, joy.
R : "Let us allow Jesus into our lives and leave behind our selfishness, indifference and closed attitudes to others." (tweeted 8/2 7 /13 )
A: O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console;
R : Let us ask the Lord to give us the gentleness to look upon the poor with understanding and love, devoid of human calculation and fear." (tweeted 9/24/13 )
A: To be understood as to understand;
R : "God loves us. May we discover the beauty of loving and being love d .” ( tweeted 11/11 /13 )
A: To be loved as to love.
R : "Every time we give in to selfishness and say 'No' to God, we spoil his loving plan for us ." (tweeted 5/26 /13 )
A: For it is in giving that we receive:
R : We are all sinners, but we experience the joy of God's forgiveness and we walk forward truly in his mercy." (tweeted 9/19/13)
A: It is in pardoning that we are pardoned; and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life. AMEN!
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