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It is college graduation season, and conflict over commencement speakers is the flavor of the month, with a side order of reflections about who these mortar-boarded (gee, that sounds like torture) young people really are. I have taught young people in college, seminary and even high school for 20-plus years. I a...read more
Articles from section "Youth"
Facebook users who access the World Youth Day Rio '13 page will now benefit from the global setting supplied by that social network. The page is available in 21 profiles, and users are …read more
As Pope Benedict XVI prepares for his forthcoming resignation, young volunteers of the Centro San Lorenzo remember the day the Holy Father visited the youth center five years ago. The …read more
In this Lent just now beginning, the Society of Mary (Marianists) are presenting the figure of the Venerable Faustino Pérez-Manglano Magro, a young Spaniard who died in 1963. He was a student …read more
Archbishop Orani João Tempesta of Rio de Janeiro is welcoming the prayer with which the retired Benedict XVI will sustain July's World Youth Day, even as his Successor makes the trip to Rio. …read more
In days gone by, government policies and state institutions deferred to parents as the ultimate authority on what was best for their children. In recent years, however, parents' concerns are …read more