Auguste 25, 2010.
The Pope focused his catechesis on the example of Saint Augustine, whose feast is celebrated on August 28th. He emphasized the Saint's "constant" search for the one Truth.
Although at times Augustine looked to prestige, material possessions or immediate happiness, he learned to reflect more deeply and look within himself. In this way, the Pope explained, the Saint discovered that the God for whom he was search never had abandoned him and was waiting to become part of his life.
“I would say to everyone - including those going through difficult times in their journey of faith, those involved little in the life of the Church, or those living “as if God did not exist” - do not be afraid of Truth and never break off your journey towards it.”
Benedict XVI noted that the search for truth is a current issue, especially at a time now where relativism often guides thinking and decision making.
In his last general audience of August, the Pope said that all people should choose a saint who can become a "traveling companion” and guide them towards authentic truth – to God.