- Feb 24, 2020
With the global World Youth Day gathering in Panama just two months away, Pope Francis has sent a special message to young people, urging them to be open and to commit themselves in service to others.
The head of the Italian bishops’ conference confirmed that sexual abuse will be “thoroughly addressed” in the final document of this month’s summit of bishops at the Vatican on young people.
A film festival honoring the 400th anniversary of St. Vincent de Paul hopes to speak to young people through art and cinema.
The Catholic Church must be a place of justice and mercy, and its members must be catalysts for change, some young observers said at the Synod of Bishops Oct. 11.
“That’s not to downplay what we’re facing, it’s to say that this is the moment to not run and hide, but to face it upfront, and to have conversations about how to articulate the faith to the generation that is questioning, especially because of this,” said Katie Prejean McGrady.