Catholic Youth

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Last week, I had the privilege of speaking to around nine thousand middle school and high school students from the Catholic schools of the Los...

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The transition from elementary school to high school can be traumatic. Adolescents are leaving their comfort zone for a whole new world. Fears...

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Vatican City, Jan 5, 2017 / 06:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A fresh and courageous perspective is needed when it comes to helping youth discern and...

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Coming from a big family, high school senior Karen Galicia is used to looking after other children. It was a natural fit when she started...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 559765666 Archdiocese of L.A. elementary students invited to take part in Our Lady of Fatima art contest

Students from grades 1 through 8 in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles are invited to participate in the Our Lady Fatima art contest in honor of the...

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Thumbnail cardinal timothy dolan archdiocese of boston via flickr cc by nd 20 ewtn Are young Catholics cynical about politics? Nope, Cardinal Dolan says

Krakow, Poland, Jul 30, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With political discourse taking a turn for the nasty(er) as the U.S. presidential...

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Thumbnail stations of the cross at krakows bonia park july 29 2016 credit alan holdren cna Are you suffering? Jesus is with you, Pope Francis says

Krakow, Poland, Jul 29, 2016 / 11:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Way of the Cross shows Christ's embrace of everyone who hungers, suffers, and dies –...

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Editor’s note: On the feast of the Transfiguration, Archbishop José H. Gomez delivered this homily to more than 1,600 young people attending this...

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Thumbnail 1witness adla los angeles Becoming his witnesses: Reaching young adult Catholics through evangelization

With the growing rate of American young adults identifying as “nones” — nonaffiliation with a particular religion or faith — the message of...

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Benedict XVI met in a private audience with two leaders involved in promoting the Traditional Latin Mass, or the extraordinary form of the Roman...

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Los Angeles praise band WAL – short for “We Are Loved” – designed its latest record with Mass appeal. The young adult Catholic parish youth and...

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Catholic teenagers will soon be getting together near Los Angeles to enjoy the typical pastimes of summer camp — karaoke nights, volleyball and...

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Chika Anyanwu grew up Catholic, but notes it took a “come to Jesus” moment in a rapidly descending plane to make her fly high in faith. A first...

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Veteran youth minister David Calavitta says it’s good to know about Jesus Christ -- but it’s much better to actually know Him. Helping teenagers...

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Today’s teenagers are more likely to listen to what you say if they think you're really listening to what they say, notes Roy Petitfils, a...

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Thumbnail pope francis at the general audience in st peters square may 31 2017 credit daniel ibanez 2 cna Combat the world's elitism with inclusion, Pope encourages youth

Vatican City, Jun 9, 2017 / 04:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis participated in a Google Hangout on Friday with youth from around the world,...

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Krakow, Poland, Jul 29, 2016 / 11:13 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis sent a video message to Cuban youth unable to attend World Youth Day on...

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Krakow, Poland, Jul 28, 2016 / 03:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pilgrims from across the globe travel to World Youth Day by plane, train and...

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