- Young people must be a priority for priests, as they live in a world that is so remote from God.
- Priests need to provide opportunities for young people to find the space to have an encounter with Christ.
- Many young people see Jesus as merely a great prophet - but they need to be invited to encounter into the Mystery of Christ, and encounter the true God who is full of mercy.
On a more human level the Pope said that although he recognised that, for Christ, prayer at night was a necessary part of his life, for the Pope it is not possible as he likes to sleep at night. I know how he feels.