Pope Francis on Wednesday visited the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in Santiago where he greeted students and addressed some 1.200 Chilean academics. Here is the full text of his discourse:
APOSTOLIC VISIT OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO CHILE
Address at the Pontifical Catholic University Santiago Wednesday, 17 January 2018 Grand Chancellor, Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati,
President Dr Ignacio Sánchez, Distinguished University Authorities, Dear Professors and Administrators, Dear Students, I am happy to be here with you at this House of Studies, which in its 130 years of life has rendered a priceless service to the country. I thank the President for his words of welcome on behalf of all present.