The future of Europe – added Pope Francis - depends on the recovery of the vital connection between openness to God and the practical and concrete ability to confront situations and problems
Christianity is not "a threat to secular Europe but rather an enrichment". In returning to its Christian culture, Europe will regain its "soul" and arise from its "loneliness"
Ultimately, what is good for Europe is also good and true for the United States. We are not strangers to loneliness, self-absorption, a growing disparity between wealthy and the poorest of poor, colleges that keep the poor from attending, and growing radicalism.