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- 24 March, 2023
Pope talks abortion, LGBTQ rights with young people in new documentary
“It’s boring to talk to a priest,” Pope Francis said with a smile as he began an upfront and informal conversation with 10 young people in Rome on their questions about faith and issues within the Church. Source: OSV News.
Answering ‘the most asked question in the life of the Church’
In his 2023 Patrick Oration, Melbourne Archbishop Peter A Comensoli called on the People of God to “rediscover the young Church”. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
Mary helps us to be the best disciples of Jesus: Archbishop Costelloe
Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB has told a gathering of British youth that the Church needs their energy, enthusiasm, restlessness and idealism. Source: The Record.
Faith communities, elders unite to help solve Alice Springs youth crisis
Faith communities in Alice Springs are working together with local elders to respond in practical and spiritual ways to the growing youth street crime crisis in the Central Australian city. Source: In The Word.
Pope says young people’s desire to attend World Youth Day fills him with joy
Pope Francis has sent a video message to young people preparing to celebrate World Youth Day in Lisbon later this year. Source: Vatican News.
Youth centre provides ‘Gospel of joy and loving kindness’
As two boys race through the front door of Don Bosco, one yelled out to the other, “What is this place?”, to which the other replies, “This is my home away from home, come in!!” Source: Catholic Outlook.
Broken Bay to host ‘life-changing’ Ignite Conference
The Diocese of Broken Bay will host one of Australia’s most powerful Catholic youth gatherings – the Ignite Conference – next September. Source: Ignite Conference.
Archdiocese of Melbourne to host 2024 youth festival
The Australian Catholic Youth Festival is coming back – and the countdown is on to the next event in two years’ time. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
New membership model for Young Christian Students
Having just marked its 80th anniversary, Melbourne Young Christian Students has announced a radical plan for its future – introducing direct individual memberships.