Pope stresses on the efficacy of prayer

Vatican City, Jan 18 (IANS/AKI) Pope Francis has reminded the world’s Catholics of the power of prayer, repeating an earlier entreaty to them to pray for peace.

“How powerful prayer is! May we never lose the courage to say: Lord, give us your peace,” the Pope wrote on Twitter Friday.

In a tweet Thursday, Pope Francis urged Catholics to pray for peace, adding that this should start in the home.

The popular Argentine pontiff has over 10 million followers on the microblogging website where his tweets are published in nine languages.