Pope Francis Speaks to Young People

Francis to the US dreamers: Continue Dreaming

Francis to the US dreamers: Continue Dreaming

The Pope visited the Roman seat of the Scholas Occurrentes project, which he has already promoted in Buenos Aires. “Europeans are also “mestizos’ (mixed race). This isn't the time to pretend this is...

Pope Francis message to Canadian youth

Pope Francis message to Canadian youth

Dear young Canadian friends! I’m happy to be able to spend a little time with you, participating in your dialogue, in which you are protagonists from the Atlantic to the Pacific. There are these...

I encourage you to make the best of your study time

I encourage you to make the best of your study time

Pope Francis on Thursday urged students of a French Catholic School to watch out against the lure and slavery of money, and train themselves to be promoters and defenders of equality and justice in...


Young Witnesses

Roberto Clemente. He was a pioneer in Major League Baseball

Roberto Clemente. He was a pioneer in Major League Baseball

As the 2017 World Series gets underway this week between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers, we present a poignant story of one of pro sports’ great humanitarians, the late Roberto...

Laura Vicuña

Laura Vicuña

After her father's sudden death, her mother, with her two daughters, sought refuge in Argentina. In 1900 the Salesian Sisters welcomed her into their college in Junin de los Andes. The following year...

St. Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs of Uganda

St. Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs of Uganda

  St. Charles and many other martyrs for the faith died between November 15, 1885 – January 27, 1887 in Namugongo, Uganda. St. Charles and his companions were beatified in 1920 and canonized by...


News

Communiqué: Third Meeting of the 14th Ordinary Council of the General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops

Communiqué: Third Meeting of the 14th Ordinary Council of the General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops

On 16 and 17 November 2017 the Third Meeting of the 14th Ordinary Council of the General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops was held, chaired by the Holy Father Francis. The meeting began with an...

Appointments and dates for the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Appointments and dates for the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

The Holy Father has appointed His Eminence Cardinal Sérgio Da Rocha, archbishop of Brasilia and president of the Episcopal Conference of Brazill, as relator general of the Ordinary General Assembly...

France. “Young Catholics a minority but not giving up”

France. “Young Catholics a minority but not giving up”

France too prepared a summary of the answers to the questionnaire that was sent to young people in the run-up to the Episcopal Synod 2018: 110 answers, 69 of them from dioceses, 18 from communities,...