Posts Tagged ‘Synod on Young People’

Four challenges for the bishops at synod on young people

Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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The future of the Catholic Church is with the young, which is why Pope Francis has called bishops from all over the world to meet in Rome Oct. 3-28 for a synod on young people. If the church cannot attract and keep young people, it has no future. This is the 15th general synod since Read more

Young people are not the problem

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
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If the recent conference at the University of Notre Dame — where speakers postulated reasons for young people’s disassociation from the Catholic Church — represents the approach going into the upcoming Synod of Bishops on young people, we would beg church officials to postpone the gathering. What we heard was a familiar litany, placing blame Read more

Young people confused, anxious and unhappy

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Young people are confused, anxious and unhappy as a result of negative cultural influences according to conferences at Indiana’s University of Notre Dame. The Church could help address these conditions if the young people weren’t disconnected from church institutions. This makes the upcoming Synod on Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment all the more urgent, Read more