Pope Francis encourages students to engage in rigorous study and to embrace challenging ideas, debate, and dialogue: “Do not be satisfied with partial truths or reassuring illusions.” Rather than being afraid of the ways they might challenge us, the Pope encourages wrestling with new ideas. “Welcome an increasingly full comprehension of reality in your study.” He frequently warns against arrogance: “Doing this requires the humility to listen and a far-sighted vision.”

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