This article deals with the difficult relationship between young people and Christian life -getting going for Christ-,in relation to the time period they have to live in. It comes out that the new generations have to face an eightfold disadvantage on their way to the experience of faith. The present cultural, social and ecclesial context, undermining even the possibility for young people to have faith, thus accounts for their increasing unwillingness to serve God and the Church.

(Author: Armando Matteo)

Summary ed.27 (I/2010)