Lenten Message

Cor Unum is in charge of the preparation and diffusion of the yearly Lenten Message of the Holy Father and the promotion and encouragement of theological reflection among Pastors in order to strengthen the Christian roots of Charity.



Holy Father's Message for Lent 2017

«The Word is a gift. Other persons are a gift»

[ Arabic  - English  - French  - German  - Italian  - Polish  - Portuguese  - Spanish ]

Presentation of the Lenten Message 2017

Video Document


Papal Lenten Message Themes since 1973

[English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]



Day of spiritual lenten retreat during the Jubilee of Mercy for those who are involved in the charitable service of the Church, promoted by the Pontifical Council Cor Unum

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day of spiritual Lenten retreat promoted by Cor Unum (ita)
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