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FaithShort Take
Shelby Kearns
Far from encouraging sexual activity, the right kind of sex education can teach children that they have the agency to say “no.” Parishes and faith-based groups are ideal for delivering this message.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen arrives at a campaign stop on April 18, 2022, in Saint-Pierre-en-Auge, Normandy. Ms. Le Pen finished strongly with younger voters in the April 10 preliminary election. (AP Photo/Jeremias Gonzalez)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
John W. Miller
If Marine Le Pen pulls off an upset in France next weekend, it may be because young voters do not share their parents’ fears about the far right.
Anna Capizzi - Catholic News Service
With over a million total downloads, “Jesuitical” has reached listeners globally, grown an online community, found financial supporters and is even hosting a pilgrimage to Italy in September.
Michael J. O’Loughlin
The vast majority of young, self-identified Catholics describe themselves as at least slightly spiritual and religious—but they practice their faith in ways that might not be familiar to older believers.
Ashley McKinlessZac Davis
To mark Jesuitical’s five-year anniversary, we are looking back on what we have learned from our guests—Catholics and non-Catholics alike—about navigating the modern world as people of faith.
Arts & CultureFilm
Jim McDermott
At a time when our world contends with so many difficult issues, to see Hollywood imagining young people as our saviors raises serious questions.