- Dec 5, 2019
The rector of a seminary in Denver, Colorado cautions against generalizing about the Millennial generation. He is optimistic about them and their spiritual inclinations.
Seminary enrollment started to surge in 2012, and has more than doubled in the past five years — and counter-intuitively, most of the growth is coming among Millennials.
As they eagerly await the outcome of the momentous meeting between Pope Francis and President Trump at the Vatican, Millennial students from Assumption College stood in the square trying to predict the issues discussed and whether the pope’s ideas and concerns could rub off on the U.S. president.
Ahead of the 2018 Bishop’s Synod called for by Pope Francis dedicated to youth, European bishops are meeting in Barcelona for a one-of-a-kind symposium dedicated to addressing growing issues and concerns with young people and the Church today.
With the Latino Catholic population on the rise, the Church in the United States has launched a series of meetings that will take place over the next four years aimed at getting to know Latinos and producing more involvement in the church of its second largest and fastest growing community.