WYD Lisbon 2023

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

WYD Lisbon 2023
The World Youth Day (WYD) Lisbon 2023, a youth meeting with people from all over the world with the Pope, will take place from August 01-06 2023

  “It’s with an immense joy that we reveal that the World Youth Day Lisbon 2023 will take place from 1 to 6 August. The announcement of WYD date, on St. Francis of Assisi day, is a very important ...


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 ...

International online meeting towards the next WYD

The pastoral challenges related to the current health crisis, a synodal approach to youth ministry, evaluating the 2019 World Youth Day in Panama and calling to mind the inspiration for the journey ...

Pope Francis announces: starting in 2021, diocesan World Youth Days to be celebrated on the Solemnity of Christ the King

A new stage in the pilgrimage of the World Youth Day symbols began today—symbols which will visit Portugal and other Portuguese-speaking countries as part of the spiritual preparation for World Youth ...