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Young Adults

by Joe Bukuras, Shannon Mullen Cambridge, Massachusetts, Apr 16, 2022 / 09:03 am One convert’s journey to Catholicism began with an invitation to an ice-cream social. Another says he instantly believed in the Real Presence the moment someone explained what the round object was that everyone was staring at during eucharistic …

by CNA Staff Athens, Greece, Dec 6, 2021 / 04:20 am Pope Francis urged young people in Athens on Monday not to be “prisoners of the cell phone,” but to truly share their lives with others. Speaking in a school sports hall in a suburb of the Greek capital on …

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 2, 2021 / 08:10 am In a message to the Medjugorje Youth Festival on Monday, Pope Francis told young Catholics that Christ’s loving gaze can free them from attraction to idols. “Have the courage to live your youth by entrusting yourselves to the Lord …

Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 04:00 am America/Denver (CNA). With the Maine Catholic Youth Meeting taking place virtually for the second year in a row, the Diocese of Portland is trying something new to engage young Catholics – a healthy dose of sheep puns. “What we learned from last …

The whole of St. Cecilia Church in Oakley is dark, save for hundreds of candles that light the altar. It’s the second Thursday in December, and Queen City Catholic’s Candlelight Mass is being celebrated by Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr. Before and during Mass both sides of the church house confession …

CNA Staff, Oct 20, 2020 / 05:24 pm MT (CNA).- A new survey released this week has found that 1 in 5 Catholic likely voters say they accept everything the Church teaches, with young adults being more likely than older generations to say they agree with Catholic doctrine. RealClear Opinion …

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Oct 16, 2020 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- World Youth Day Lisbon launched its website and unveiled its logo Friday as Portugal prepares to host the world’s largest gathering of Catholic young people in August 2023. The logo, featuring the Blessed Virgin Mary in front …

by Anna Wilgenbusch Minneapolis, Minn., Jun 14, 2020 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- When it’s time for camp this summer, Catholic youth around the country will listen to inspirational talks, make friends in small groups, and sing praise and worship music around a bonfire– all in their very own living …

Rome, Italy, Jun 13, 2020 / 09:38 am MT (CNA).- Venerable Carlo Acutis, an Italian teenager and computer programmer who died in 2006, will be beatified October 10 in Assisi, Italy. “The joy we have long awaited finally has a date,” Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino of Assisi said in a statement …

by Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Jun 11, 2020 / 03:01 am MT (CNA).- Venerable Carlo Acutis, an Italian teen whose beatification Pope Francis approved in February, is known for his gift for computer programming, but how he used those skills is what makes him an example of holiness, according to …