• Denver archbishop addresses teen social media use, suicide spike

    Denver archbishop addresses teen social media use, suicide spike

    • Oct 25, 2017

    While the teenage years have “always been a time of uncertainty, as physiological and emotional development takes place,” Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver said, the pervasive influence of social media in today’s world adds a new dimension to adolescence in the 21st century. Data from recent government surveys indicate a huge spike in rates of adolescent depression and related mental health issues.

  • Aquila: Parishes inoculate Catholics against anti-immigrant blowback

    Aquila: Parishes inoculate Catholics against anti-immigrant blowback

    • Jul 12, 2017

    Given the mushrooming presence of undocumented immigrants in Colorado, one might think church leaders risk extra blowback when they speak out on immigrant rights. Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver, however, says there’s precious little, in part because Catholics see these immigrants in their parishes and know they’re almost all “really good people.”

  • Denver Archbishop drives home pro-life message

    Denver Archbishop drives home pro-life message

    • Oct 7, 2016

    Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila has published an article in his diocesan newspaper urging Catholics to remember that no issue should be more important to them than the question of life and death for the unborn, but the key question in 2016 is whether Catholics are listening.