Day of Fasting


Catholic Archdiocese in CAR Issues Directives for Prayer Vigil, Day of Fasting for Peace

Oct 27, 2023

In response to Pope Francis’ appeal for a day of prayer and fasting for peace in the world, the Catholic Archdiocese of Bangui in the Central African Republic (CAR) has issued directives to guide the faithful during the Friday, October 27 initiative.

Pope Francis greets pilgrims at his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Oct. 18, 2023. | Credit: Vatican Media

Seven Ways to Participate in Day of Prayer and Fasting Called for by Pope Francis

Oct 26, 2023

Amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war in the Holy Land, Pope Francis has called for a day of prayer and fasting on Oct. 27. Here’s how to participate.