(RNS) — Francis endorsed the Aug. 6 peace treaty signed by the government and rebel leaders, calling it a 'landmark' in a struggle for reconciliation the church has done much to boost.
How important is our work? Whatever work we do?
ROME (AP) — Francis has convened an international meeting of bishops at the Vatican in October about youths and their faith.
(RNS) — Nearly half of the estimated 14 million Americans going to camp this summer will be attending Christian camps.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The pope's message comes on the heels of a meeting of young Catholics who told the Vatican they want a more transparent and authentic church, and a day after hundreds of thousands marched in youth-led rallies across the United States to demand greater gun control.
(RNS) — 'Too often we talk about young people without asking what they think,' said Pope Francis at the opening of a weeklong meeting with young people from all over the world.
(RNS) — 'I know this may sound crazy to those who still harbor deep spiritual and psychological wounds from 'church hurt' around their sexuality, but I urge you to trust and believe that although some humans may have harmed you, G-d, however, is still seeking to be reconciled with you through unconditional love,' writes F. Romall Smalls.
As Catholicism teaches abstinence before marriages, there is a common perception that Catholic schools would be places without hookup culture. But, are they?
When Mormon leaders lecture young people (or anyone else), it would be great if they could so without suggesting that anyone who has ever strayed from their carefully delineated path is under the influence of Satan.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The survey of bishops and pastors is part of the preparation for the 2018 Synod of Bishops, which will focus on young people.
(RNS) Father, Son, Holy...Bulbasaur?
(RNS) A new study looks at teen suicide rates in Mormon-heavy states. Does it prove there's a problem? Not so fast.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Young people are any nation’s most valuable resource and to protect them, invest in them and offer them a helping hand, were the best ways their future could be assured, Francis said.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Engaging Africa's youth is the focus of the trip. But concerns over the pope’s safety have emerged, especially in the Central African Republic, where there has been ongoing violence since a 2013 coup.
(RNS) How did a story like Michael Sam's coming out fail to be reported on a campus known for having one of the top journalism schools in the world? Because, in the minds of the students at the University of Missouri, being gay is no big deal.
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