Young Voices: A quirky priest, who died in December, had an inextinguishable light, whether guiding volunteers in Peru or contending with Shining Path terrorists.
Young Voices: Most of the world understands Christmas to be over. But it is now that the true work of Christmas begins.
Young Voices: The human experience is deeper than the binaries of English clichés make it seem. The "low road," for instance, is where we encounter each other's suffering.
Young Voices: I wish holiday gift-giving wasn't reduced to a last-minute scramble. The people on my list don't want more stuff that accumulates dust.
Young Voices: When my own fears about gun violence rise, I turn to St. John of the Cross as my guide: a man who knew the brutality of violence.
Young Voices: I don't want to let Pope Francis down for the Jubilee Year of Mercy. But first, I have some questions. Like, what is mercy, exactly?
Young Voices: The vices we should avoid are usually too stealthy to notice. This insight has helped me discover my go-to secret sin: defensiveness.
Young Voices: If I just had a moment to sit with Cornel West, could I even challenge him or be a decent conversation partner?
Young Voices: As the numbers of U.S. women religious continue to decline, the handing on of charism is emerging as a central concern.
Young Voices: Women were screened off and barred from voting in the 1840 World Anti-Slavery Convention in London; some things haven't changed.