Articles on this issue "youth"
I wouldn’t travel across the country, sleep on the floor for five nights and wait seven hours in line to see just anyone. But Pope Francis has this effect on you. Being present at Pope …read more
Here is a ZENIT transcription and translation of the address Pope Francis gave this evening in his meeting with young people in Cuba. * * * You are standing up and I am sitting. How …read more
Here is the text that Pope Francis had prepared for his meeting this evening with youth in Cuba. He did not read this text and instead responded to some ideas proposed by the young man who …read more
Gives Tips on Leadership Style and Says It's Important for Children to Be Able to Play
Report from Vatican Radio via news.va. -- Pope Francis said he will “do everything possible to build bridges, to remove barriers, and to foster communication” between Cuba and the United …read more
"We are built for worship, and therefore in the absence of God, we will make some other value our ultimate concern. Wealth, power, pleasure, and honor have all played the role of false gods over the course of the human drama, but today especially, freedom itself has emerged as the ultimate good, as the object of worship"
It was revealed this week that, for the first time in its history, Harvard University, which had been founded for religious purposes and named for a minister of the Gospel, has admitted a …read more
In a letter to young people participating at the 2015 European Meeting of Youth (EEJ2015), Pope Francis encouraged them "not to conform themselves to a mediocre life without aspirations." The …read more
“The Holy Father encourages all not to conform themselves to a mediocre life without aspirations”
On Sunday, during a Eucharistic celebration presided over at Avila, Spain, by Cardinal Ricardo Blazquez Perez, and some thirty Bishops and numerous priests, and attended by some 6,000 …read more
“A youth without courage is an 'insipid' youth; he is an old youth”
Here is a translation of the Holy Father’s question-and-answer session, as well as his address to members of the Eucharistic Youth Movement who met with the Pope on Friday in Paul VI Hall. * …read more
Here is a ZENIT transcription and translation of the address Pope Francis gave off-the-cuff this evening during his meeting with youth in Paraguay. It was the last event in his nine-day …read more
Tells Them They Will Have to Go Against the Current, Depend on Jesus Who Gives Strength and Hope
Pope Francis wrapped up his nine-day, three-nation apostolic trip to South America this evening amid the exuberant enthusiasm of hundreds of thousands of Paraguayan young people. The Holy …read more
Final Event of Francis' Apostolic Visit to South America
Here is a Vatican translation of the address Pope Francis had prepared for his meeting with young people this evening in Paraguay. He did not deliver this address and instead spoke briefly …read more
Here is a ZENIT translation of the address Francis gave when he met with youngsters and young people gathered in Vittorio Square in Turin on Sunday evening. After the greeting of two leaders, …read more
Do you succeed in having your friendship with Jesus “shine” in your attitudes, in your way of behaving?
Here is a ZENIT translation of the address Pope Francis prepared for his meeting Sunday evening with youth in Turin. He did not deliver his prepared speech, instead speaking off-the-cuff to …read more
Pope Francis is urging young people to live a chaste love, since true love respects the other and refuses to use him or her. The youth of Turin welcomed Pope Francis this evening as he …read more
Pope Sends Personal Message to Group
This report is contributed byMichael J Robinson and John Pontifex of Aid to the Church in Need. -- A youth rally took place Thursdayat which young people from across Scotland stood in …read more