The Local Organizing Committee presented the 13 Patron Saints of WYD Lisbon 2023

  St. John Paul II, St. John Bosco, St. Vincent, St. Anthony, St. Bartholomew of the Martyrs, St. John de Brito, Blessed Joanna of Portugal, Blessed John Fernandes, Blessed Maria Clara of the ...

The Pope Video
The Pope Video for May: the first in a triptych on Youth, Family and Elderly

  The Pope Video for May has just been released with the prayer intention that Francis is entrusting to the entire Catholic Church through the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network. This month, the ...

Young people from around the world are invited to visit Portuguese dioceses from 26 to 31 July 2023

  “Welcome, discovery, mission, culture, and sending” are the five "pillars" of the Days in the Dioceses program that will precede the celebration of World Youth Day Lisbon 2023. This ...

Young people from Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre, Cuba won the international competition Challenge JMJ 2021

  Challenge JMJ 2021 was an international competition launched by the Cristonautas program of the Fundación Ramón Pané in August 2021. It aimed to translate in the language of dance and music the ...

Holy Father encourages young people to creatively prepare for the next WYD

  In the video released by the Local Organizing Committee 2023, the Holy Father Francis greets young people and invites them to creatively prepare for the next World Youth Day. "If you are ...

The Local Organizing Committee of WYD 2023 announces the "implementation phase" - a further stage in the preparation of the World Youth Meeting to be held in Lisbon in August 2023

  "It is great to see people united for the same goal: to get the message of Jesus everywhere," says Rita Xavier, one of the volunteers contributing to the preparation, also emphasizing ...

A member of the International Youth Advisory Body shares her experience of the commitment to the local interfaith synod

  Indonesia is a pluralistic country with six official religions and numerous local languages and ethnicities. Thus, interfaith dialogue has to be continuously practiced to foster peace and ...

European Youth Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela 2022. WYD Lisbon 2023. Two signs of hope for Europe and the world.

  "During the recent ad limina visits of the Spanish Bishops, youth, popular piety and pilgrimages were often mentioned. There is a strong link between these themes, since young people are ...

Members of the International Youth Advisory Body remind their participation in the opening session of the Synod of Bishops on Synodality

  We had an opportunity to raise our voices as young people and be a part of synodality in the Universal Church. This experience will forever be in our hearts and has inspired greatly our work in ...

Message from Card. Farrell on the occasion of the 1st National Youth Day in Peru

  From November 19 to 21, the first National Youth Day took place in Peru, on the occasion of the celebration on the Solemnity of Christ the King, of World Youth Day in the particular Churches. ...