A three-year collaborative effort called The National Dialogue was recently launched to support high level conversation about pastoral ministries to youth and young adults. The National Dialogue has emerged just before the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on “Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment” and the V Encuentro. It is a partnership between the USCCB, the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM), the USCCB National Advisory Team on Young Adult Ministry, and the National Catholic Network de Pastoral Juvenil Hispana (LaRed).
FADICA's Catholic Social Innovation in the Global Refugee Crisis is receiving national and international attention for identifying 64 projects that are Catholic and socially-innovative in the field of refugee and migrant work and ministry. See press coverage including this article by the National Catholic Reporter.