Pope Francis Proposes Saint Dominic as Model for Young People
Pope Francis proposed Saint Dominic (1170-1221) as a model especially for young people, the sick and newlyweds, during his weekly General Audience this Wednesday, August 8, 2018, in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall.
“Today is the Liturgical Memorial of Saint Dominic Guzman, Founder of the Order of Preachers [also known as the Dominicans],” recalled Pope Francis, before expressing the hope that “his example of faithful servant of Christ and of His Church be an encouragement and stimulus for us all.”
The Pontiff wished all those who bear the name Dominic a happy feast day, adding: “May God bless you all.”
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