Pope’s quotes: Treasure of youth

A quote from Pope Francis:

“They must hear that Christ is not a character in a novel, but a living person, who wants to share their irrepressible desire for life, commitment, and dedication. If we content ourselves with offering them mere human comfort, we let them down. It is important to offer them the best we have: Jesus Christ, His Gospel, and with Him, a new horizon, which enables them to face life with coherence, honesty and high-mindedness. They see the evils of the world and do not keep quiet, they place their finger on the wound and ask for a better world, admitting no substitutes. They want to be in control of their present and builders of a future in which tere is no place fo lies, corruption and the lack of solidarity.”

-- Audience with Commission for Latin America, Feb. 28, 2014

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