Young People

Thumbnail city of saints A challenge for the new school year

With the new school year beginning, in recent weeks I have had the blessing to celebrate Mass at some of our Catholic high schools. High school...

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Thumbnail 13 reasons why official poster credit  2017 netflix cna Catholic leaders urge extreme caution for new Netflix series

Denver, Colo., Apr 21, 2017 / 05:23 pm (CNA).- It’s only been out for a few weeks, but that’s enough time for “13 Reasons Why” to have become the...

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Thumbnail pope francis at wyd in poland 2016 credit marcin kadziolka shutterstock cna Catholic youth have something to say – and the Church is listening

As preparations continue for next year's Synod of Bishops on young people, the Vatican hosted young adults and global experts for a seminar in Rome...

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It was a day and evening to showcase and celebrate the best and the brightest offerings of the entertainment industry from 2016: the 74th annual...

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Thumbnail students on the quad credit piers nye via flickr cc by nc 20 cna us catholic news 1 11 13 1 FOCUS broadens missionary outreach with 'Digital Campus'

With missionary teams on 99 college campuses across the continental U.S., the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has reached an...

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Thumbnail woman credit unsplash  cna Is the single life a vocation? Maybe we're asking the wrong question.

Denver, Colo., Jul 20, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- From a young age, Catholics are taught to pray about and discern their vocations – whether...

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Thumbnail opening mass for the assembly of synod of the bishops 45 on the family on oct 4 2015 credit martha calderon cna 10 4 15 Millennials: Do you have something to say to the bishops? Here's your chance

Vatican City, Jun 15, 2017 / 02:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops announced the launch of a new website for...

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Thumbnail pope francis at wyd in poland 2016 credit marcin kadziolka shutterstock cna Pope announces pre-synod meeting with youth as participants

Pope Francis announced Wednesday that ahead of next year's synod of bishops on youth, a preliminary meeting will take place drawing young people...

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Thumbnail pope meets with migrants marco mancini Pope tells people from all walks of life to give witness to the Gospel

On Sunday, Pope Francis made a pastoral visit to the cities of Cesena and Bologna, meeting with people from every area of society and encouraging...

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Thumbnail pope francis with shalom catholic community daniel ibanez cna Pope tells youth to 'break the mirror' of narcissism, focus on others

On Monday Pope Francis told youth to steer clear of modern society's narcissistic tendencies, which he referred to as a vain “illness.” He said...

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Pope Francis has challenged young people to commit to practicing the corporal works of mercy in order to recognize the face of Jesus in each...

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Thumbnail fr david jenuwine credit dominic figueroa spse napa cna Priest plants himself at popular music festival, goes viral on Reddit

Napa, Calif., Jun 1, 2017 / 04:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- What’s a good way to reach a lot of young people all at once? Plant yourself at an entrance...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets youth pilgrims at santo tomas university in manila on jan 18 2015 credit alan holdren cna The Church and society need you, Pope Francis tells youth

Vatican City, Mar 21, 2017 / 02:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis released a video message to youth in advance of the next World...

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Thumbnail church pews public domain cna Why Catholics are leaving the faith by age 10 – and what parents can do about it

Washington D.C., Sep 5, 2016 / 04:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Young Catholics are leaving the faith at an early age – sometimes before the age of 10 –...

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