Chiara Corbella Petrillo, a young Roman woman who refused treatment for her illness to avoid risking the life of her unborn child, in a 2012 photo months before dying of cancer. On page 22, Claire Giangravè reports on Petrillo’s path to possible sainthood as part of our special issue previewing this month’s 2018 Synod on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment. Starting on page 10, four lay Catholic leaders share with Angelus their insights on what the synod can do for young people in the Church. On page 18, Mike Aquilina looks at the impact of ordinary young people on the direc-tion of the Church throughout history. And on page 20, Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez and one of his auxiliaries, Bishop Robert E. Barron, speak to Angelus News about what’s on their minds as they travel to Rome as delegates at the synod.