A Mass at the San Lorenzo Center celebrates the John Paul II Youth Foundation in a sign of continuity
The usual Saturday evening Mass which took place at the San Lorenzo International Youth Center this past 28 September was the occasion for a very special moment: a commemoration in thanksgiving for ...
The message of Fr. Awi to the youth participating in the 33rd National Youth Pastoral Assembly of Venezuela
From 4 – 6 October 2019, the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference sponsored the thirty-third National Pastoral Assembly in Caracas. Young people from all over the county, along with those in responsible ...
Secretary Fr. Awi Mello speaks at an international congress marking 40 years since the Puebla Conference
“Like an ideal on the horizon, the construction of a ‘civilization of love’ remains an ongoing project and a mission yet to be realized. Yet much has already been done in Latin America in this sense, ...
Twenty-six young people from different parts of the world have prepared video testimonies that were inspired by Christus Vivit ‒ Pope Francis’ most recent apostolic exhortation‒, and also by their ...
A significant meeting took place this past 17 September in the main hall of the Dicastery: Marcello Bedeschi, the president of the John Paul II Youth Foundation since the foundation’s beginning—a ...
Fr. Alexandre Awi speaks about youth ministry in a vocational key at the VI National Congress for Vocational Pastoral Ministry in Bogota, Colombia
For the sixth consecutive year, the Colombian Episcopal Conference has organized in Bogota, Colombia, the National Congress of Vocational Pastoral Ministry. The Congress entitled "Youth, Faith ...
ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO PARTICIPANTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FORUM Clementine Hall Saturday, 22 June 2019 Dear young friends, I am very happy to meet you at the conclusion of ...
Press release from the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life
These are the themes chosen by Pope Francis for the three-year World Youth Day itinerary that will culminate with the international event scheduled for 2022 in Lisbon: 35th World Youth Day, 2020 ...
A Church going forth, towards a synodal, people-oriented and missionary youth care pastoral
The emotion in Father Alexandre Awi Mello’s voice was noticeable as he closed the works of the XI International Youth Forum dedicated to the Synod and the Apostolic Exhortation Christus vivit. “Your ...
The Ripe Fruit of the Youth Synod
A message for all young people in the world, inspired "by the wealth of reflections and conversations that emerged from last year’s Synod”, that refers to all young people without distinction, ...