Pope Francis on Saturday urged Catholic clergy and consecrated religious to share the Gospel with young people boldly, “so that they may encounter Christ” and then form a better world.
“We are indeed here to praise the Lord, and we do so reaffirming our desire to be his instruments, so that not only some peoples may praise God, but all,” the Pope preached July 27 at Rio de Janeiro’s St. Sebastian Cathedral during a morning Mass for bishops, priests, seminarians and religious.
He encouraged them to “proclaim the Gospel to our young people” with the same freedom of Sts. Paul and Barnabas.
The Pope used the word “parrhesia,” a Greek word with a special meaning. “Parrhesia” means the...READ MORE