Young Voices: I have often found myself envious of converts; as a cradle Catholic, I have never really known what it is like to live without my religion.
Young Voices: Unfortunately, the Vatican sometimes makes saints, officially or unofficially, out of those responsible for abuse or abuse cover-up.
Young Voices: 20-year-old me would never have gotten so excited about a meeting between the president and the pope. But things are different now.
Young Voices: This year, many are choosing to make their Lenten commitments shine a light on social injustices, fasting with organizations advocating for change.
Young Voices: Capitalize on Lent by serving a simple soup and offering a simple prayer and intention for how our lives could be actively engaged in enriching the lives of others.
Young Voices: This Lenten season, let's make a practice of belonging. Not only for yourself, but for each other. The church is the people of God who belong to one another.
Young Voices: For those who sit in the far-right or far-left pews, me included, feelings on Pope Francis are complicated and at times conflicted.
Young Voices: I feel weird writing for the Young Voices column. How do I even qualify as a "young voice," anyway?
Young Voices: Over a period of four years, the Knights of Columbus have donated more than $1.4 million of their "charitable contributions" to sponsor workshops for bishops.
Young Voices: DePaul University is the first Catholic university to offer an LGBTQ studies program as a minor. That makes me a proud alumnus.