Pope Benedict XVI Message to the
during his homily at his Inauguration Mass
Sunday, April 24, 2005 in St. Peter's Square.
here to listen.
"And so, today, with great strength and great
conviction, on the basis of long personal experience of
life, I say to you, dear young people: Do not be afraid
of Christ! He takes nothing away, and he gives you
everything. When we give ourselves to him, we receive a
hundredfold in return. Yes, open, open wide the doors to
Christ – and you will find true life. Amen."