Benedict XVI Invites Youth to Eucharist

VATICAN CITY, JUNE 16, 2010 (</a>).- Benedict XVI is indicating Christ as the source of strength for many life situations, particularly for young people, the sick and newlyweds.

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The Pope gave his traditional final greeting to close today’s general audience in St. Peter’s Square, addressing a special exhortation to these three groups of people.

To youth, he said: “Dear young people always draw from Christ present in the Eucharist the spiritual food to advance along the way of sanctity.”

The Holy Father added: “[F]or you, dear sick people, may Christ be the support and comfort in your trial and suffering; and for you, dear newlyweds, may the sacrament which has rooted you in Christ be the source that nourishes your daily love.”

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