Students using the media and impassioned testimonies to mobilize voters and influence lawmakers are not circumventing democracy. They are exercising democracy.
The Good Friday march in Chicago included re-enactments of the Last Supper and Crucifixion, along with a call to action to prevent gun violence.
The March for Our Lives, which happened at the outset of Holy Week, told Americans it is time to face the deep sin of favoring guns over human life.
Pope Francis and the bishops truly want to understand what is driving young people today—that could challenge all of us.
Many of the participants from Catholic schools and churches say that respecting the dignity of life means protecting children from gun violence.