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YoungPeople

 

The beginning of the Synod on Young People

The Fifteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, whose theme is “Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment”, will open on Wednesday morning, ...

The place catechism deserves

“It would be an illusion to believe that the society in which we live is a neutral society. It transmits values, life concepts, moral choices ...

Taizé in Rome

The 35th European Youth Meeting sponsored by the Taizé Community begins on Friday, 28 December, in Rome. More than 40,000 youth are expected for the ...

Missionaries of the new evangelization

“Missionary commitment is an essential dimension of faith. We cannot be true believers if we do not evangelize”. Benedict XVI wrote this in the Message ...

The future in smoke

The IQ is in smoke: the daily, Le Monde, whose 8 September issue examines the results of an important study published online last 27 August ...

Young and educated priests in the United States

Young and with an active past of service in parish ministry: this is the picture of priests being ordained this year in the United States, ...

Young people weary of seeking work

The global rate of unemployment among the young in 2012 has reached its maximum since the crisis began and no decrease can be expected until ...

The door can only be opened from the inside

Instead of turning to consumerism, look deep within yourselves in silence and prayer to open the door of the light to Lord. It was Archbishop ...

The sign of God’s patience

On Thursday, 15 December, in the third week of Advent, the Holy Father presided at Vespers for the university students of Rome in St Peter’s ...

Young people symbol of a united Europe

“For the first time, one of our European meetings is being held in Berlin. Berlin is a city characterized by great diversity; a city turned ...

A generation betrayed

The anger of protestors who for months now have invaded the public squares of half the world is that of a generation at a standstill, ...

Adolescence should be protected

We publish an address given in Geneva, on June 6th, by Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations ...

‘Youcat’ presented to Benedict XVI

Youcat , a manual of the Catechism of the Catholic Church for young people, was presented to Benedict XVI — who wrote the Preface — ...

Pope receives his WYD backpack

Benedict XVI is now ready for the World Youth Day in Madrid, as he now owns a wyd [jmj — Spanish] hat and fan. On ...

The search for a life truly greater

“ Planted and built up in Jesus Christ, firm in the faith” (cf. Col 2:7). This is the theme of Pope Benedict XVI's Message for ...

Jesus and the children

On the centenary of the Decree “Quam Singulari Christus Amore ” of the Sacred Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments promulgated by Pius x ...

International pilgrimage of altar servers

Fifty-three thousand altar servers have arranged to meet in Rome from 2 to 4 August for their International Pilgrimage, the youngest only 10 years old. ...

Without memory there is no future

On Sunday afternoon, 4 July, during his Pastoral Visit to Sulmona, the Holy Father spoke to the young people of the region in the Cathedral ...

In Madrid to meet Christ ever young

“The World Youth Days are not merely mass meetings”, the Holy Father said at the Audience in the Vatican's Consistory Hall on Friday, 2 July, ...

Life must not be wasted

On Thursday evening, 25 March thousands of young people with candles thronged St Peter's Square. They had come to be with the Pope, continuing a ...

We are made for love

On the occasion of the opening of the 10th International Youth Forum – on the theme “Learning to love” – which began in Rocca di ...

Building a solid and enduring life plan

Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life”? ( Mk 10:17). This is the theme chosen by Pope Benedict XVI for the 25th ...

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Dec. 6, 2019