International News

Day 2: International Seminar on Young People in Rome

Thursday 14 September 2017

Ashleigh Green, Australian Representative
The importance of ‘showing’ rather than ‘telling’ in our youth ministry was emphasised, but when we broke into small groups later in the day, I was struck by the comment of one my fellow delegates: ‘What happens when we don’t have anything attractive to show them?’ she asked. ‘What happens if our churches, in fact, are places that turn our young people away?’ 

Wuerl: Pope sees 'journeying together' as essential to life of church

Friday 15 December 2017

Mark Zimmermann, Catholic News Service (CNS photo/Phil Humnicky, courtesy Georgetown University)
The process of ‘journeying together’ during the Catholic Church's synods of bishops examining contemporary challenges on marriage and family life offers a map for the church's outreach, Washington Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl said on 12 September.