WYD Messages

05/03/2020
WYD
The message of Pope Francis for the 35th World Youth Day 2020

The message of the Holy Father to young people for the 35th World Youth Day 2020, which will be celebrated on a diocesan level throughout the world, focuses on the theme of: “Young man, I say to you, ...

21/11/2018
Pope Francis
The Pope’s Video Message in preparation for the WYD to be held in Panama has been released

“There are many young people, believers and non-believers who, when they have finished studying, show a desire to help others, to do something for those who are suffering.  This is the strength ...

22/02/2018
Pope Francis
The invitation to not be afraid, the importance of the name, the grace of God, and the courage in the present: these are the four cardinal points of Pope Francis’ Message for WYD 2018

“Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favour with God” (Lk 1:30) is the theme of Pope Francis’ Message to the young people preparing for the XXXIII World Youth Day 2018, which will be celebrated ...

21/03/2017
WYD 2017
Message of His Holyness Pope Francis for the 32nd World Youth Day

Today, 21 March 2017, the Holy Father’s Message to young people has been published. The Message is in preparation for the 32nd World Youth Day in 2017 which will be celebrated at the diocesan level on ...