#ShortNews: ‘Have the courage to be saints,’ archbishop preaches at World Youth Day’s opening Mass

“The Church is looking forward to this springtime of young people. We have confidence in you, we expect a lot from you, because we are fully convinced that…the changes and transformations that humanity and the Church require are in your hands,” said Archbishop José Domingo Ulloa Mendieta of Panama.

“Being holy leads us to break out of spiritual and material corruption, of all that which causes us evil and offends God,” he said. “A saint defends the defenseless – the unborn, but also the born child who is destitute, a saint defends migrants, seeks justice, prays, lives in and loves the community, is joyful and has a sense of humor, is always striving, breaks out of mediocrity, lives the mercy of God and shares it with his neighbor.”

Read more what the Archbishop said; https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/world-youth-day-kicks-off-with-message-have-the-courage-to-be-saints-27126

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