Youth Cross

02/12/2020
Youth
International online meeting towards the next WYD

The pastoral challenges related to the current health crisis, a synodal approach to youth ministry, evaluating the 2019 World Youth Day in Panama and calling to mind the inspiration for the journey ...

22/11/2020
Youth
Pope Francis announces: starting in 2021, diocesan World Youth Days to be celebrated on the Solemnity of Christ the King

A new stage in the pilgrimage of the World Youth Day symbols began today—symbols which will visit Portugal and other Portuguese-speaking countries as part of the spiritual preparation for World Youth ...

20/11/2020
#takeupthecross

Dear young friend, Do you know that there is a great journey about to begin? Wherever you are, this Sunday, November 22nd at 10:00 a.m. (UTC +1) you are invited to virtually enter St Peter’s Basilica ...

19/12/2017
WYD
A meeting with the organizing committee at the Dicastery. Archbishop Ulloa to young people: “Participate in the preparation of the Day”

“This World Youth Day will be very Marian and Central American.” The Secretary, Fr. Alexandre Awi Mello voiced this anticipation at the end of a meeting that took place a few days ago at our Dicastery ...

14/11/2017
WYD 2019
Panama continues organizing the event and expects the arrival of over 20,000 volunteers

The WYD cross and the icon of Mary “Salus Populi Romani” continue their pilgrimage through the countries of Central America and, after visiting Mexico and Cuba—where meetings and celebrations were ...

21/09/2017
Young People
Areas Affected by the Earthquake Among the Stages of the Pilgrimage of the World Youth Day Symbols

While Mexico digs into the rubble and weeps over those who died a few days ago in the tragic earthquake, the Pilgrimage of the World Youth Day symbols continues. It is significant that at a time of ...

12/04/2017
#Krakow2Panama
Conclusion of the meeting on WYD organized in collaboration with the Synod of Bishops

Bittersweet is the word that best describes the Palm Sunday celebration in St. Peter’s Square, on April 9th, when Pope Francis opened Holy Week with the Mass of the Lord’s Passion. This celebration is ...

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 ...

19/09/2014
The Youth Cross

The young people of Ukraine are carrying the WYD Cross and Icon of the Mother of God through the streets of their cities and into their churches – Roman Catholic, Eastern Catholic and Orthodox. In ...

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 ...