As is well known, on the 7th of June, Pope Francis underwent surgery at the Gemelli Hospital in Rome. The Pope is “in a generally good condition” and is peaceful. He is thankful for the messages of solidarity that are being sent to him from all over the world and asks people to continue praying for him.
Margaret Karram has also sent him prayers and affection on behalf of the whole Focolare Movement.


Rocca di Papa, 8th June 2023

Your Holiness, dear Pope Francis,

We anxiously followed the news of the surgery you underwent yesterday and are delighted with the recent comforting reports about your health. United with the whole Church, we accompany you with the prayers and spiritual offerings of the Movement’s communities around the world. We assure you that we will continue to support you, asking the Father for your full recovery, so that you may continue your invaluable ministry.

I send you my most affectionate greetings and those of the Focolare Movement!

Your daughter in Christ,

Margaret Karram


  • Deus Misericordioso conceda ao nosso Santo Padre Francisco, saúde, tão necessária para continuar a conduzir o se povo! A Virgem Mãe
    interda pelo nosso pai na fé e passe sempre a frente!

  • Sono contenta per le buone condizioni generali del Santo Padre, arrivate dai medici. Continuiamo a pregare per la
    sua guarigione completa, perchè possa continuare ad illuminare, con i suoi messaggi, la nostra vita e il buio del mondo che spesso ha messo da parte Dio.

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