Even in Rome, the environment for university students was secular. Their chaplain, Don Battista, plainly saw that they were spiritually illiterate and doubted the existence of God. To revive people’s faith, Don Battista organized weekend retreats.
He took the first group of students on a long streetcar ride to the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Standing under the vast...
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