» 09/13/2008, 00.00
Pope: with Christ, flee from the idols that alienate man
In front of 300,000 people in the Esplanade des Invalides, Benedict XVI proposes the Eucharist as the way to attain man's true destiny, leaving aside "money, the thirst for possessions, for power and even for knowledge". An invitation to young people to discover their calling, and to follow Christ in the priesthood. This afternoon, the pope goes to Lourdes.
21/03/2009 VATICAN - ANGOLA
Pope: young people, dare to make definitive decisions
Dance, music, and choreography for Benedict XVI, who talks to the young people of Angola about the renewal of life that is found in faith. Hedonistic culture encourages fears of serious commitment concerning the future, "yet when young people avoid decisions, there is a risk of never attaining to full maturity!"
Pope: SMS to young people of Sydney, who respond
50 days after World Youth Day, Benedict XVI recalls the event and asks for prayers for his trip to France. The young people pledge to do so, but also share memories and a few personal requests.
Pope to youth: be, like Francis, in love with Christ and history’s protagonists
The full version of Benedict XVI’s address to over 25 thousand young people gathered at St. Mary of the Angels.
22/03/2009 VATICAN - AFRICA
Pope: only the light of God can overcome the great "darkness" cast by war and greed
During the Mass celebrated in Luanda in front of a million people, Benedict XVI speaks of prayer for reconciliation and peace, which, from Africa, embrace the entire world, and urges men all over the world to pray for "this great Continent so filled with hope, yet so thirsty for justice, for peace, for a sound and integral development that can ensure a future of progress and peace for its people." Commemoration of the two young people who died yesterday in a stampede at the stadium.
27/11/2004 VATICAN - ASIA
The challenges of consecrated life in Japan and Korea
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