Pope Francis: “Don’t Squander the Treasure of Youth!”

Pope blesses child as he arrives to lead general audience at Vatican

 "It is worth following the example Jesus Christ gives us--an example of commitment, of service, of selfless love, of the struggle for justice and truth."  This is the message from Pope Francis this morning to members of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, who had just concluded their plenary session; but it is a message for all of us, as well.  The Commission had focused in its sessions on the millions of young people in Latin America and the Caribbean “who live in conditions of 'ed … [Read more...]