The theological and pastoral value of listening, the theme of Fr. João Chagas' address to the young Ukrainians
From 10 to 13 September, Fr. João Chagas, head of the Youth Office of our Dicastery visited Ukraine and participated in the "Wind of Hope" Youth Festival, promoted by the 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
San Lorenzo Centre
The youth of the San Lorenzo Center bear witness to the risen Christ
The young people of the San Lorenzo International Youth Center (the Centro San Lorenzo, or CSL) have resumed their evangelization with the World Youth Day Cross in St. Peter’s Square, in one of the ...
Forum for Catholic NGOs
A document by the Forum for Catholic Inspired NGOs on this time of pandemic
The Forum for Catholic Inspired NGOs has recently published, in four languages, a document titled: “Towards a More Inclusive Society,” which compiles the common position of NGOs working all over the ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Secretary meets with leaders in pastoral ministry to young adults in the United States on the challenges of the pandemic in the accompaniment of young adults.
The Secretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life, Fr. Alexandre Awi Mello, took part in the online conference “Arise! Ministry with young adults in a time of innovation,” which took ...