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Pope: Don’t pretend to be teens; help youths see blessings of adulthood

Junno ArochoEsteves Catholic News Service Rome — Instead of “pretending to be adolescents,” parents must help young people see the blessing of growing into adulthood, Pope Francis told priests, religious, catechists and parish council members from the Diocese of Rome. The belief that youthfulness is a model of success “is one of the most dangerous…