For popular, synodal and missionary pastoral care in the Dominican Republic

“Towards the horizon with our feet on the ground” was the theme of the 5th National Assembly of Youth Ministry in the Dominican Republic, which was celebrated on 11 and 12 September 2020, live on ...

Recollections of Carmen Aparicio, President of the John Paul II Youth Foundation

Twenty-five years ago (9-10 September, 1995), the European Youth meeting, EurHope 95, was held in Loreto. The inspiration for this meeting was an appeal for peace in the Balkans. At the time, I was ...

Youth at the service of the civilization of love

In the year in which we celebrate the centenary of the birth of St. John Paul II, initiator and creator of the World Youth Days, how can we fail to remember one of the best moments of these ...

A Videoconference by the Secretary with the Archdiocese of Santiago de Chile

On Saturday, August 8, Fr. Alexandre Awi Mello participated in the III Vocational Table, a videoconference that had the participation of Youth Ministry advisers of the Archdiocese of Santiago de ...

Starting today, the WYD magazine is online

The World Youth Day Magazine, in an issue dedicated to the World Youth Day which took place in Panama in 2019, is now available for free online on the website of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, ...

On his episcopal coat of arms, Msgr. Suchodolski includes the cross and icon of Maria, Salus Populi Romani

On 1 June in the Polish diocese of Siedlce, Msgr. Grzegorz Suchodolski was ordained bishop. He has served as the Secretary General of the organizational committee for World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow ...


On Saturday 16 May, the members of the International Youth Advisory Body met via videoconference to begin their common work—an important phase in the implementation of the Synod of 2018 on youth, ...


On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of St John Paul II, Pope Francis sent a video message to the young people of Poland. In this message, he also mentioned the 2016 WYD which ...

Publication of the videos of the presentations of Fr. João Chagas for the Formation Day of the Dioceses of Coimbra

In his address to the participants in the International Youth Forum on 22 June 2019, Pope Frances invited them to live their lives in harmony with the World Youth Day pilgrimage to Lisbon (which will ...


Taking heed of the concerns of families and young people to adjust these events according to changed logistical circumstances and requirements, wanting to promote better organizational ...