Youth

The “pro-life generation” had a large presence at the annual March for Life in Washington on Jan. 27. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society Short Take
Kelsey HazzardOctober 19, 2017
Millennials in the “pro-life generation” are not interested in a culture war, but simply want to save preborn children and their mothers from the tragedy of abortion.
Faith Features
Zac DavisOctober 19, 2017
Among those Catholics who choose to leave the church, 74 percent do so between the ages of 10 and 20. And 87 percent of them say that it is for good.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'ConnellSeptember 29, 2017
A pioneering international congress on the risks to children in the digital world will be hosted by the Jesuit-run Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, from Oct. 3 to 6.
Debaters rattle off arguments at a blistering pace, sometimes more than 300 words per minute. (image by istock.)
Arts & Culture Ideas
Jack McCordickSeptember 26, 2017
300 Words a Minute, and Going Nowhere: High School Debate Today.
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York smiles as he delivers the homily during the opening Mass of the "Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in America" on July 1 in Orlando, Fla. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Faith News
The cardinal said while the world is "ever ready to headline the flaws of the church," the dynamic changes when "her loyal members are more than willing to own up to them."
Young people wave as Pope Francis greets the crowd during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Sept. 20. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith News
Pope Francis continues to spread his message of Christian hope, aiming especially to reach and inspire young people.