Young Voices: The plight of the young refugees crossing the border gets tied up with the immigration debate, and the discussion about the humanitarian crisis at hand gets lost.
Young Voices: Gender-based violence threatens us all. We each hold the challenge and possibility of a new chapter in our human story. So too does our church.
Young Voices: Most Knights of Columbus members are led to believe the organization's charitable dollars are going to charity, not political causes. Yet the numbers say otherwise.
A study out last month named Pope Francis as the most influential world leader on Twitter for the second year in a row.
Young Voices: America frustrates, saddens and inspires me in so many ways. Yet I still can't help but cheer for the U.S. team.
Young Voices: It is not as though I am without topics that would be compelling enough to cover. But sometimes it's all right to say nothing.
The school I have the privilege of working for found itself in the middle of upsetting and uncomfortable debates concerning our teacher contracts and our relationship with the Oakland, Calif., diocese. So many good people have been a part of this inherent tension personified in the Roman Catholic church.
Young Voices: When a Catholic university honors a controversial figure, its students have the right to protest. It's their job as Catholics.
Young Voices: The 21st-century American girl finds herself drowning in a toxic, hypersexualized teen media culture. Too many have never been taught to swim.
Young Voices: I rejoice in the fact that members of our clergy are well compensated for their labor. I only wish lay workers were equally compensated.