At the University of Santo Tomas the Pontifical University, oldest school in Asia, older than Harvard. I myself am an alumnus of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery.

Another spontaneous message instead of a prepared one. Here is a line that I jotted down.

“This is a challenge. When they posed this question to us, why children suffer, why this or that tragedy occurs in life – our response must be either silence or a word that is born of our tears. Be courageous, don’t be afraid to cry.”

Here is the rest c/o Rappler.

http://www.rappler.com/specials/pope-francis-ph/81203-full-text-pope-francis-message-youth-ust

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