VIDEO: The dangers of settling for mediocrity

In his Wednesday general audience, Pope Francis warned that the biggest dangers facing young people are the evil spirit of adaptation – which lead to mediocrity and cowardice.

“A mediocre young person is a person without future … These young people don’t move forward,” he said. “If young people are not hungry for an authentic life, where will humanity go?”

Watch more of the Holy Father’s general audience below:

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