- Feb 24, 2020
Organizers of the World Meeting of Families wanted a youth-only area where teens could listen to live music, talk about what’s on their minds and just have some “crazy fun.”
National Catholic Partnership on Disability discusses how to use a television series focused on serious issues to discuss them with teenagers.
Teen sex may be down, but widespread access to smartphones is driving an increase in teen sexting, recent research has found.
The campus of UCLA will be abuzz with 1,600 Catholic teenagers as well as the archbishop himself at the Los Angeles Archdiocese’s third annual ‘City of Saints’ event. They will be “encountering Christ,” according to a statement from the archdiocese, and listening to speakers, as well as playing a life-sized version of Hungry, Hungry Hippo and taking selfies with Archbishop Jose Gomez.
The Netflix series based on book dealing with teen suicide continues to court controversy. “While ’13 Reasons Why’ is far from an ideal portrayal of youth suicide, with the proper guidance it can serve as a tool for a deeper discussion about suicide, mental health, and other issues,” the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network said in a statement.