VATICAN CITY, 30 DEC 2011 (VIS) – Pope Benedict’s general prayer intention for January 2012 is:

“That the victims of natural disasters may receive the spiritual and material comfort they need to rebuild their lives”.

His mission intention is:

“That the dedication of Christians to peace may bear witness to the name of Christ before all men and women of good will”.

[Source: http://visnews-en.blogspot.com/2011/12/benedict-xvis-prayer-intentions-for.html]