- Jan 16, 2021
Society must learn from young people and give them responsibility, according to India’s top prelate.
“Do not forget your mother and your grandmother, and the simple but robust faith that gave them the strength and tenacity to keep going and not to give up,” the pope told young people and families greeting him before the Palace of Culture on Romania’s Children’s Day June 1.
After a brief, whirlwind trip to Skopje, Pope Francis issued a summons to young people and consecrated, telling them to look to Mother Teresa as an example to keep dreaming, and of how big things can come in small packages.
Youth who took part in consultations leading up to last October’s Synod of Bishops on young people gave generally rave reviews to Pope Francis’s new document drawing conclusions from that process.
During a visit to the Italian city of Loreto on Monday, Pope Francis signed a new document dedicated to the youth and called on people to remember the importance of the family for society.