Reading for Nuncio The Pope believes that the youth are alienated from the Catholic Church as it is a reflection of society in general. In most cases, the young are not so highly regarded in today’s culture. It is important to note that God sees youth differently than society does. For example, according to Pope Francis, Jesus is someone who is eternally young and that is something that should not be ignored when it comes to living a Christian life. Faith is something that has to be renewed rather than something that is seen as a rigid reflection of an existing tradition. The second reason why youth are alienated from the Catholic Church is because there are times when she needs to regain her humility and simply listen rather than condemn. For example, there are times when the church is too afraid to speak out on issues such as women’s rights, is not very appealing to young people who are struggling to make sense in a world that is increasingly full of chaos. I agree with
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