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.
Young Voices: We Catholics like visible signs that point to bigger realities. And for my money, there’s no better tangible sign of hope than Cubs fans at Wrigley Field.
Young Voices: Any honest examination of my life makes that clear that boredom is powerful, more so perhaps because it's impossible to avoid.
Young Voices: In a number of ways, Pope Francis reminds me of a superhero; for one, he uses his powers to serve others.
Young Voices: Given what Pope Francis says, when will we as church be willing to honor the faith of women throughout the world to lead?