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Pope advises young people to be prophets of ‘hope-filled future’

VATICAN CITY — The world needs prophets and true witnesses of hope in a time of uncertainty and trial, Pope Francis told Catholic young...

Date of World Youth Day changed to suit diocese’s needs, Vatican...

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis’ decision to move the local celebrations of World Youth Day from Palm Sunday to the feast of Christ the...

Pope Francis to young people: dream ‘about real glory and not...

VATICAN CITY -- Young people today should not waste their lives dreaming of obtaining trivial things that provide only a fleeting moment of joy...

Pope Francis agrees to push back by one year World Meeting...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has agreed with a recommendation by the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life to postpone by one year...

Pope Francis announces themes for upcoming World Youth Day celebrations

VATICAN CITY  -- Announcing the themes for the next three World Youth Day celebrations, Pope Francis called on young men and women to meditate...

Young people are not only future ‘but the now of God’

“We have seen the face of Christ in everyone we meet,” said Carolina Perez, a pilgrim from Chicago who has Mexican roots. “I can...

Today’s papal discussion topics: Clergy sex abuse, celibacy for priests, Venezuela,...

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM PANAMA -- The primary goal of the Vatican's February summit on clerical sexual abuse and child protection is to...

World Youth Day crowd hears message from Pope Francis on defusing...

PANAMA CITY -- Young men and women in the church can bring the joy of the Gospel to the world by showing that God's...

A ‘manifesto’ at World Youth Day calls attention to environment

PANAMA CITY — Young people attending World Youth Day called attention to the world’s environmental problems, issuing what they called a “manifesto” for the...

Pope Francis visit to World Youth Day in Panama includes visits...

VATICAN CITY -- When Pope Francis visits Panama for World Youth Day in January, he will meet with young people not able to attend...

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