Youth Speak News

The Catholic Register’s Youth Speak News is celebrating the warm weather with a list of faith-based youth titles that we think young book lovers might enjoy for summer reading. Check out what our youth writers are saying about the newest books in youth and young adult literature. Click here to read part one of YSN's summer reading list.

Millennial Summit affirms role of religious faith in Canada

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OTTAWA – Faith has helped shape Canada for its first 150 years and there’s a youthful next generation that wants to make sure it is just as influential for the next 150.

YSN Reads: 2017 Summer Reading List (Part 1)

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Summer is here which means the busyness of the school year is gone. It’s the perfect time to unplug from the real world and curl up with a good book. That’s why The Catholic Register and the Youth Speak News team have put together a list of faith-based youth titles that we think young book lovers might enjoy for summer reading. Check back next issue for more recommendations.

History comes alive for students on Europe trip

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Senior high school students will spend a summer that’s less ordinary as they depart on a three-week whirlwind tour of Europe — a trip of a lifetime that also happens to be worth two high school credits.

Pope Francis: Help youth see blessings of adulthood

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ROME – Instead of “pretending to be adolescents,” parents must help young people see the blessing of growing into adulthood, Pope Francis told priests, religious, catechists and parish council members from the Diocese of Rome.

D&P hosts ecojustice forum for youth

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Farmers, not corporations, must come first in the effort to promote ecological justice, a youth forum sponsored by Development and Peace Canada was told.

Youth rally bears fruit for Hamilton

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With the success of this year’s event, the Hamilton Diocese youth rally may become an annual affair.

Glorious and Free seminar examines Catholic history in Canada

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As Canada reflects on its 150 years of Confederation, Fr. Raymond de Souza has dug a little deeper to unearth the Catholic perspective on the story behind the history.

Young U.S. politician proves age no barrier to making a difference

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OTTAWA – At an age when many teens struggle just to get that high school history essay done, Saira Blair was making her own history.

March for Life Youth Banquet hits all the right notes

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OTTAWA – The electronic sounds of Transform DJs filled the Ottawa Conference & Event Centre on May 11, giving a lively and vibrant edge to an evening promoting the sanctity of human life.

Documentary 'Open Bethlehem' turns into mission for peace

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Finding peace in the birthplace of Christ has been an elusive mission, but one that Leila Sansour has taken on with determined vigour through her documentary film Open Bethlehem.