Today’s Youth Need Veritatis Splendor

Many Catholics have abandoned the faith—as many as 13 percent of American adults. Without a concerted effort toward renewed orthodoxy, we stand to lose many more.

The road map for renewal, we believe, is found in St. John Paul II’s Veritatis Splendor (The Splendor of Truth). Catholic educators and youth ministers, and indeed all Catholics, should take a new look at this 1993 encyclical that summarizes Christian morality: follow the Gospel, abide in Jesus Christ, and be renewed in orthodoxy and transformed by grace.

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