Category Archives: youth

‘Carpool Karaoke’ parody is big hit in Illinois diocese

Two priests of the Diocese of Rockford, Ill., and their bishop are the stars of a new video making the rounds on the internet that parodies the “Carpool Karaoke” segments made famous by James Corden’s “The Late Late Show” on … Continue reading

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Volunteering with Mother Teresa’s nuns: ‘Getting right in the dirty of things’

By Anna Capizzi What is it like to volunteer with the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata? Thousands travel to Kolkata, India, each year to give their time helping the order of sisters Blessed Teresa founded to “satiate the thirst of … Continue reading

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Wildcat pride in Rome

By Gaby Maniscalco* ROME — Feelings of hope and anticipation fill the air each year as students at Villanova University, a Catholic university in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania, gather on campus to cheer on the Wildcats at the start of basketball … Continue reading

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Why rain in Spain is to blame for student’s new odyssey to Rome

By Elliot Williams VATICAN CITY — As Pope Francis released his annual message for World Youth Day last week, I couldn’t help but recall my own experience as a pilgrim four years ago. The trip was surreal. I had barely traveled … Continue reading

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Walkers spent their summer taking pro-life message cross-country

This year’s Crossroads cross-country treks ended almost two weeks ago, but the participants who spent most of their summer walking from coast to coast on behalf of the pro-life movement hope their efforts will have a lasting impact. Last year … Continue reading

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Official prayer, logo for World Youth Day 2016

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican and the Archdiocese of Krakow — host of WYD 2016 — unveiled today the official logo and prayer for the international youth gathering that’s set for July 26-31, two years from now. Both the prayer … Continue reading

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Bethlehem University students engage in service through Catholic Charities program

By Julia Willis WASHINGTON (CNS) – A group of students recently arrived in the U.S. from Bethlehem University in Palestine in order to participate in a one-of-a kind program with Catholic Charities. Fostered by a two-year partnership between the Catholic … Continue reading

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