The Pope invites young people to pray on the internet
Pope Francis on Sunday invited young people to download “Click to Pray”, an application that allows users to share their prayers online, before World Youth Day in Panama, where he will be visiting this week.
“The Internet and social networks are a resource of our time, an opportunity to stay in touch with others, to share values and projects, and to express the desire to form a community,” said the Pope at the prayer of the Angelus in St. Peter’s Square. “The canvas can also help us to pray in community, to pray together “, added the Pope before presenting the platform “Click to Pray” with a tablet at the window of the apostolic palace. touch. “Here, I will insert intentions and prayers for the mission of the Church,” he said pressing the tablet.
“Mission of compassion”
Launched in 2016, but not fully operational at its inception, Click To Pray (www.clicktopray.org) invites its users “to accompany the pope in a mission of compassion for the world,” says a Vatican statement.
The platform in six languages (Spanish, English, Italian, French, English, Portuguese and German) has a website, mobile applications on Android and iOS, as well as social networks.
“Click To Pray” is the official platform of prayer of World Youth Day 2019, in which young people from all over the world will participate in Panama, in the presence of the Pope from 22 to 27 January.