It seems that someone told Pope Francis that he talks too much about prayer, that is isn’t necessary. And as expected, he rejected that advice.
Perhaps to protect the reputation of his critic, he didn’t mention the name or place of the incident but during his General Audience today continued teaching on the necessity of prayer. The audience was livestreamed from the Apostolic Library of the Apostolic Palace, with in-person audiences restricted due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“Yes, it is necessary,” the Holy Father said of prayer. “Because if we do not pray, we will not have the strength to go forward in life.