Pope tells students ‘combat globalization of indifference’

Pope Francis invited international students today to overcome the “globalization of indifference” with “the freshness, actuality, and daring of the Gospel.” He was speaking to participants of the IV World Congress on the Pastoral Care of International Students, organized by the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People. The Pope contrasted the search for intellectual self-realization with a model for the good of all. “To the modern concept of the intellectual,” he said, “working for the realization of self and in search of personal recognition, often without care for my neighbor, it is necessary to counter with a model built on solidarity, which works for the common goo …

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