Pope Benedict XVI used his weekly general audience to explain that there is no such thing as wasted prayer.
“We can be sure that there is no such thing as a superfluous or useless prayer. No prayer is lost,” said the Pope to more than 8,000 pilgrims in the Vatican’s Paul VI hall Sept. 12.
“When faced with evil, we often have the sensation that we can do nothing, but our prayers are, in fact, the first and most effective response we can give; they strengthen our daily commitment to goodness. The power of God makes our weakness strong.”
Pope Benedict was continuing his weekly exploration of prayer in the story of salvation, with a particular focus on the second part of the Book of the...READ MORE