“Many of these digital spaces our children have been dropped into were not designed with children in mind,” explained Christopher McKenna, a digital security expert, founder of Protect Young Eyes, and a keynote speaker at the 2022 National Catholic Education Association conference.
Laws, lawsuits and adult involvement needed to save kids from social media ‘harm,’ say experts
How to successfully accompany young Hispanic Catholics
“Barely 2% to 3% of school-age Hispanic Catholic children are enrolled in Catholic schools. Few dioceses and parishes have strong ministerial programs serving this important population.”
Is the priest listening to you? Indian diocese surveys families for synod
The Diocese of Alleppey has more than two dozen small Christian communities, and leaders of those communities trained about 70 members of the diocesan synod team.
Inside the Capitol: Advocating for children — born and unborn
“We are prioritizing opposition to expanding abortion as well as efforts by social media companies to manipulate the hearts and minds of children for ideological and financial reasons.”
Pew: Only 1 in 3 Catholic parents say it’s ‘very important’ children share parents’ religious beliefs
“Parents want their children to be ‘good people,’ which is inclusive of many elements of a Catholic worldview, but what parents seem to struggle doing is sharing a conviction about the importance of practicing the (Catholic) faith and speaking to a personal relationship with God,” said Susan M. Timoney, associate professor of practice, pastoral studies area, and associate dean for undergraduate studies at The Catholic University of America’s School of Theology and Religious Studies.
WYD in Lisbon is coming up, so it must be time to focus on costs
Planning WYD is “like organizing the Olympics, only with a bigger audience and one absolutely important VIP guest.
‘Open your hearts to other cultures,’ pope tells young people
In a video message to the 400,000 participants registered for World Youth Day 2023, the pope encouraged young people not to “put up walls” that close them in but to “thirst for the horizon” that makes them grow.
Catholic high school students help tell Buffalo Soldiers’ story in memorial
The Friends of Freedom statue, dedicated Nov. 12, memorializes soldiers of the 9th and 10th Calvary, known as “Buffalo Soldiers,” who fought alongside Cubans fighting for freedom from Spain during the Spanish American War.