Pope Asks for Prayers for China: Feast Day Thursday, Our Lady of Sheshan

Our Lady Help of Christians, May 24, Patroness of China

Vatican News, Linda Bordoni: Pope Francis has appealed to all Christians to be spiritually close to Catholics who live in China, and to pray they may live their faith in full communion with the Holy See.

Speaking during the General Audience in St. Peter’s Square, the Pope recalled that on Thursday, May 24th, it is the Feast Day of “Mary Help of Christians”, whom – he said – is particularly venerated at the Sanctuary of Sheshan, in Shanghai. See here.