WYD

WYD Lisbon 2023
Pope Francis' missionary mandate and the two next appointments with young people

  Being transfigured, enlightened, by the encounter with the Lord.  Pope Francis' mandate to the world's 1.5 million young people coincides with the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, ...

WYD Lisbon 2023
Eucharistic Adoration at the end of the pilgrimage of 1.5 million young people to Parque Tejo-Campo da Graça

  After nearly 10 hours of walking to Parque Tejo-Campo da Graça in Loures, young people who had gathered in Lisbon for the XXXVII World Youth Day, participated in the Vigil with Pope ...

WYD Lisbon 2023
The Holy Father's words, testimonies and the Stations of the Way of the Cross at Parque Eduardo VII

  The Pope's second encounter with the approximately 800,000 young World Youth Day pilgrims gathered in Lisbon's Parque Eduardo VII for the Stations of the Cross was an intense and emotional ...

WYD Lisbon 2023
Experiences of synodality and reconciliation with God

  In a spirit of synodality and dialogue, the WYD Lisbon "Rise up" catechesis continued. After the first day dedicated to the theme of integral ecology, the second day was entirely ...

WYD Lisbon 2023
Pope Francis welcomes pilgrims to XXXVII WYD in Lisbon and the symbols are taken onto the stage

  “Queridos jovens, boa tarde! Dear young people, good evening! Welcome and thank you for being here. I am pleased to see all of you, and also to hear the delightful noise you are ...

WYD Lisbon 2023
Presented to Pope Francis with appeals and commitments for a new humanity

  Tomas Virtuoso, former member of the IYAB-International Youth Advisory Board of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, delivered the Manifesto that was the result of the working group that ...

WYD Lisbon 2023
Card. Lacroix: “Transforming the heart is called to be integral and touches every aspect of our lives”

  Each morning from now until Aug. 4, meetings called "Rise up!" will be held in Lisbon and the WYD pilgrims are invited to participate and listen to each other and dialogue, in synodal ...

WYD Lisbon 2023
XXXVII World Youth Day starts with Patriarch of Lisbon's welcome

  The WYD Lisbon officially opened with the celebration of Mass at Parque Eduardo VII in front of a huge gathering of young people from all over the world. Currently, there are about 350 thousand ...

WYD Lisbon 2023
In communion of prayer for the young people gathered in Lisbon with the Holy Father Francis

  Throughout the World Youth Day, scheduled for Aug. 1-6, pilgrims arriving at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican will be invited to join in communion of prayer for the young people gathered in ...

WYD Lisbon 2023
Opening remarks and greetings to 400 participants

  More than 400 young delegates from youth ministry offices from different parts of the world and members of international associations and movements, who have arrived in Lisbon to attend the ...