Pope’s Sincere Smile

Pope’s Sincere Smile

March 19, 2018 is a day that will never be forgotten in the course of my life. Who would have thought me, Muslim women from the border region of Central Java with East Java can shake hands...

Asia – stay youthful and be inspired

Asia – stay youthful and be inspired

  Asia, the biggest continent of the world, is well-known as the place where many wonderful stories and incredible treasures of the human kind were discovered, with the beauties of many cultures...

Current situations affecting the lives of young people in Africa and their expectations

Current situations affecting the lives of young people in Africa and their expectations

Current situations affecting the lives of young people in Africa and their expectations By Tendai Karombo (National Catholic Youth Council Chairperson, Zimbabwe) Zimbabwe just like any other African...

“God believes in young people and entrusts them with responsibilities without hesitation”

“God believes in young people and entrusts them with responsibilities without hesitation”

  A conversation with Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops Eminence, how will the young Christians of the Holy Land and the Middle East be involved in the next...

How can young people contribute to improving society?

How can young people contribute to improving society?

  Question for March: How can young people contribute to improving society? Toward the #Synod2018  Dear friends, We want to intensify its preparation for the Synod on “Young People,...

Nick López. Presentation on the Youth in the Americas

Nick López. Presentation on the Youth in the Americas

  I. Buenos Días, Santo Padre, Obispos, Hermanos (y Hermanas), agradezco la oportunidad de hablarles esta mañana. Mi nombre es Nicolas Lopez, Vengo de las ciudades de Dallas y San Antonio, Texas...

Summary of the small groups at the Pre-Synodal Meeting

Summary of the small groups at the Pre-Synodal Meeting

We are publishing the 20 summaries from all the linguistic groups (gathered into 4 files, one for each language) and the 6 summaries from the social media groups (gathered into one file). This...

Final Document from the Pre-Synodal Meeting

Final Document from the Pre-Synodal Meeting

SYNOD OF BISHOPS XV ORDINARY GENERAL ASSEMBLY   “YOUNG PEOPLE, THE FAITH AND VOCATIONAL DISCERNMENT” PRE-SYNODAL MEETING FINAL DOCUMENT   Rome, 19-24 march...

Angela Markas (Australian Delegate) Address to the Pre-Synod Gathering of Young People

Angela Markas (Australian Delegate) Address to the Pre-Synod Gathering of Young People

Address to the Pre-Synod Gathering of Young People 19th-23rd March, 2018     My name is Angela Markas and I feel very humbled to be representing Australia here in Rome. With all of my...

What could politics and society do for young people?

What could politics and society do for young people?

Toward the #Synod2018  Dear friends, The General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops, wants to intensify its preparation for the Synod on “Young People, the Faith and Vocational...

Card. Parolin: 2018 year of youth and family for Pope Francis

Card. Parolin: 2018 year of youth and family for Pope Francis

  Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, speaks to Vatican News about Pope Francis’ upcoming Apostolic Visit to Chile and Peru, the World Meeting of Families, Amoris laetitia, the...

Pope Francis refers to the Synod on youth during the CHRISTMAS GREETINGS TO THE ROMAN CURIA

Pope Francis refers to the Synod on youth during the CHRISTMAS GREETINGS TO THE ROMAN CURIA

  [Fragment] Here allow me, at this particular moment of the Church’s life, to draw our attention to the forthcoming Fifteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, which has as its...