A Church for Young Catholics

Following the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, many have speculated who the next pope will be. Will he come from the developing world or Europe? Will he be more progressive on issues like women’s ordination? In this Washington Post article, Annie Selak weighs in on what young adults hope for in the future of the church. Share this article with young adults and have a conversation about what made the author’s list:

  • Do you agree with the author’s list of what’s important to young adults about the future of the Church? Of the issues she listed, what is most important to you?
  • What would you add to the list?
  • How do you think the selection of the next pope will affect some of these issues?