Youth

06/02/2017

  A reflection on last summer’s WYD in Krakow, to assess the organization and the fruits; the launch of new projects in view of the 2019 World Youth Day in Panama; and the preparation of the ...

03/02/2017

The letter sent to us by a teacher, with the drawing of her pupils for the upcoming World Youth Day that will be celebrated in Panama in 2019, came as a nice surprise. Among other things, the teacher, ...

31/01/2017

The memory of St. John Bosco did not go unnoticed at the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, especially so shortly after the beginning of the preparations for the next Assembly of the Synod of ...

20/01/2017

The World Youth Day will be celebrated from 22 to 27 January 2019. This announcement was made by Panama’s Archbishop, Msgr. José Domingo Ulloa Mendieta, during a press conference today in the capital ...

16/01/2017
Some reflections by Father João Chagas, head of the Youth Section of the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life.

    I have a strong impression that the thread linking the texts presented at the press conference, starting with the Pope’s letter, is the desire to listen to young people, to make them ...

16/01/2017
Pope Francis has addressed a letter to young people on the occasion of the presentation of the preparatory document for the coming XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the theme “Young people, faith and vocation discernment,” a document intended to be “like a compass along this path.” These are some of the Pope’s beautiful words.

Dear young people, “I wanted you to be the centre of attention, because you are in my heart,” as ” a Father who invites you to ‘go’, to set out towards a future which is unknown but one which will ...

05/01/2017
Youth

Pope Francis’ encounter with the earthquake victims in the Italian regions of Marche, Umbria, Lazio and Abruzzo was opened with the Cross of the World Youth Day. Some young earthquake victims brought ...

21/06/2010
Youth

At the start of the extraordinary Holy Year of the Redemption 1983-84, Pope John Paul II decided to place a fourmetre high wooden cross in Saint Peter’s Basilica so that everyone could see it. At the ...

14/06/2010
Youth

In 2009, 17 young volunteers guided by the Centro San Lorenzo took the World Youth Day Cross to those affected by the earthquake in Aquila. It was a time of grace and intense consolation. Desiring ...