Youth

Young demonstrators hold a rally in front of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Ashley McKinless April 20, 2018
Patrick Blanchfield on the history and future gun control in the United States
The Editors April 06, 2018
Students using the media and impassioned testimonies to mobilize voters and influence lawmakers are not circumventing democracy. They are exercising democracy.
Cardinal Blase Cupich and young members of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Chicago spoke out against gun violence during a Good Friday peace walk on March 30. (Photo: Archdiocese of Chicago.)
Michael J. O’Loughlin March 30, 2018
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.
Emma Gonzalez, a survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., speaks at the "March for Our Lives" rally in support of gun control in Washington on March 24. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik File)
Karen Park March 29, 2018
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.
Katie Prejean McGrady March 29, 2018
Pope Francis and the bishops truly want to understand what is driving young people today—that could challenge all of us.
Students outside St. Patrick's Church in Washington, D.C. March 24 (Photo: Teresa Donnellan)
Teresa Donnellan March 24, 2018
Many of the participants from Catholic schools and churches say that respecting the dignity of life means protecting children from gun violence.