• Pope Francis has agreed to postpone by one year the next gatherings of the World Meeting of Families and World Youth Day.

    Pope Francis arrives to lead the World Youth Day prayer vigil at St. John Paul II Field in Panama City Jan. 26, 2019.

    Pope Francis arrives to lead the World Youth Day prayer vigil at St. John Paul II Field in Panama City Jan. 26, 2019. (CNS photo by Paul Haring)

  • Pope Francis said the digital age can cause young people to focus more on capturing moments for their social media rather than experiencing them.

    World Youth Day pilgrims from Honduras and Costa Rica take selfies with the skyline of Panama City in the background on Jan. 20, 2019.

    World Youth Day pilgrims from Honduras and Costa Rica take selfies with the skyline of Panama City in the background on Jan. 20, 2019. (CNS photo by Jaclyn Lippelmann/Catholic Standard)

  • More than 8,500 Catholic college students rang in 2020 by attending Student Leadership Summit sponsored by Fellowship of Catholic University Students.

    Trent Horn leads a workshop titled "The Beginner's Guide to Defending Your Faith," at the FOCUS-sponsored Student Leadership Summit Dec. 31, 2019, at the Phoenix Convention Center.

    Trent Horn leads a workshop titled "The Beginner's Guide to Defending Your Faith," at the FOCUS-sponsored Student Leadership Summit Dec. 31, 2019, at the Phoenix Convention Center. (CNS photo by John Caballero/Catholic Sun)

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