Vatican City, Oct 22, 2018 / 07:43 am
John Paul II spent much of his papacy speaking to youth. Now some of those youth are bishops.
On the feast of Saint John Paul II, one synod bishop reflected on how the Polish pope inspired generations of young people, including himself, to pursue holiness.
"Catholic youth want to implement 'the civilization of love' that was promised by John Paul II," French Archbishop David Macaire said at a Vatican press conference Oct. 22.
The archbishop of Saint-Pierre and Fort-de-France in Martinique is in Rome for the 2018 Synod of Bishops convened Oct. 3-28 to discuss young people, the faith, and vocational discernment.