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From the 25th of February to the 25th of April, a 12-week social campaign to rediscover the relevance of the Pope's letter to young people and keep alive the experience of World Youth Days

  This year, the Church celebrates the five-year anniversary of the publication of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation, Christus Vivit. On the 25th of March 2019 in fact, Pope Francis signed ...

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Chagas: continuation of the Youth Synod, WYD in Central America was a great experience of listening

    On 27 January 2019, some 700,000 young people from around the world gathered at Campo San Juan Pablo II in Panama City for the Mass that concluded an intense and profound week of ...

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An invitation to the youth to share words of hope amongst their friends

  On the day of the Solemnity of Christ the King, November 26, 2023, the Church celebrates the World Youth Day in the Particular Churches. On this day, various events will be organized in many ...

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Pope Francis marks the beginning of a two-year cycle on the theme of hope that will prepare young people for the Jubilee of 2025

  The Holy Father's Message to the youth for the XXXVIII World Youth Day to be celebrated in particular Churches around the world on the Solemnity of Christ the King, November 26, 2023, is ...

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“Rejoicing in hope” and “Those who hope in the Lord will run and not be weary” are the thems chosen by the Holy Father

  The Holy Father has chosen the themes of the two World Youth Days that will be celebrated in the particular Churches in 2023 and 2024, on the Solemnity of Christ the King, and that will mark ...

WYD Lisbon 2023
In a video message, the Holy Father calls on young people to be "missionaries, sowers and witnesses" of what they experienced in Lisbon last August

  “You still cherish the memory of the Day, don't you? It is a memory that is not to be packed away or left alone in photo albums. It should be a living memory, and you have to keep it alive”. ...

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 ...