Jesuit superior tells WYD pilgrims ‘keep eyes, heart open’

By Catholic News Service

SALVADOR, Brazil (CNS) — Using the example of a big-hearted giraffe, the superior general of the Jesuits, Father Adolfo Nicolas, told 2,000 World Youth Day pilgrims: “Keep your eyes and your hearts open.”

The young people from around the world — mostly students from Jesuit universities — gathered in Salvador July 12 for a 10-day, pre-World Youth Day program known as Magis, which means “the more” in Latin. The program is designed for the young people to examine their lives to see how they can do more for Christ and for others.

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