WYD

08/09/2021
Youth
An initiative of the Ramon Pané Foundation for the WYD to be held on the Solemnity of Christ the King

In his Message to the youth for the 2020 WYD, celebrated in the particular churches, Pope Francis invited the youth to propose "something beautiful, whether in the realm of the spirit, the arts ...

12/08/2021
Youth
This August marks milestone anniversaries for two World Youth Days: the 30th anniversary of WYD Częstochowa 1991 and the 10th anniversary of WYD Madrid 2011

World Youth Day in Częstochowa was held at the shrine of Our Lady of Jasna Góra, the “spiritual capital of Poland”, from 10 to 15 August 1991. This was the first WYD to be attended in large numbers by ...

18/06/2021
Guidelines WYD
Very positive feedback about the Pastoral Guidelines

  A month after the publication of the Pastoral Guidelines for the Celebration of World Youth Day in the Particular Churches, very positive feedback coming from the dioceses around the world ...

18/05/2021
Guidelines WYD
The guidelines approved by the Holy Father are an encouragement for the whole Church to give a new impetus to the youth day celebrated in the local realities

An experience of faith and vocational discernment, a personal encounter between pastors and young people (not only those involved in the life of the Church), an opportunity to discover and put into ...

26/03/2021
WYD
Beginning this year, WYD will be celebrated on the solemnity of Christ the King

This past solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe, the Holy Father announced that, starting in 2021, celebrations of World Youth Day on the local level will take place on the Solemnity of Christ ...

27/01/2021
WYD

On the second anniversary of the closing Mass of the 34th World Youth Day in Panama, the Lisbon Organising Committee presented the official theme song for the next international edition of WYD which ...

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 ...

17/11/2020
GMG

On the occasion of the Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe, Sunday 22 November at 10:00 am the Holy Father will preside at a Eucharistic Celebration at the Altar of the Chair at the Basilica ...