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Pope Francis issues “wake up” call to Asian youth

Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 00:55

Pope Francis urges youth to ''wake up'' and ''be vigilant'' at the closing Holy Mass of Asian Youth Day. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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Thousands of Catholic youth congregate for the closing Holy Mass of Asian Youth Day. Pope Francis makes his way on stage to share an important message: (SOUNDBITE) (English) POPE FRANCIS SAYING: "This is not good when I see people who sleep. No! Wake up! Go, Go, Go ahead." He urges Asian youth to care for the poor and the broken-hearted. And the crowd takes in every word. POPE SHOUTING (in English): ASIAN YOUTH, WAKE UP! Pope Francis has been urging Asian governments to embrace Christianity, and allowing faith to become an integral part of local cultures.

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Pope Francis issues “wake up” call to Asian youth

Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 00:55