Pope commissions young people to be missionaries without borders

By Cindy Wooden
Catholic News Service

RIO DE JANEIRO (CNS) — Pope Francis commissioned some 3 million young people to join forces and form what could be called Missionaries Without Borders.

“Where does Jesus send us?” he asked World Youth Day pilgrims July 28. “There are no borders, no limits: He sends us to everyone.”

On the white sand of Copacabana beach — under partly sunny skies, a relief after days of rain in Rio — Pope Francis celebrated the closing Mass for the July 23-28 celebration of World Youth Day Rio.

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