AMERICA/URUGUAY - “We ask Our Lady to protect the Pope with her maternal love to help him overcome this difficult moment so he may continue to lead the Church" say Catholic Bishops of Uruguay

Friday, 25 February 2005

Montevideo (Fides Service) - United in faith and charity and in ecclesial affection for the Successor of Peter, the Catholic Bishops of Uruguay, together with the ecclesial community of the whole country offer prayers for the health of His Holiness John Paul II. The Bishops pray that John Paul II may overcome this difficulty and continue to guide the Church and they recommend him to the maternal protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary to whom he is deeply devoted. (RZ) (Agenzia Fides 25/2/2005, righe 6; parole 80)