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World Youth Day

Bishop John Keenan (Diocese of Paisley, Scotland) outside St Mirin's Cathedral

Bishop John Keenan (Diocese of Paisley, Scotland) outside St Mirin's Cathedral

Bishop encourages young people to 'slow down' in Scotland

18/05/2017 13:09

A bishop in Scotland is encouraging young people to ‘slow down’ and get involved in a Taizé movement, explaining that it will help them to think about some of the more important questions in life.

 

Pope Francis greets young people at the San Siro Stadium, Milan, in March 2017

Pope Francis greets young people at the San Siro Stadium, Milan, in March 2017

Pope to join youth in prayer ahead of Synod

05/04/2017 16:17

Young Catholics from across Rome and the Lazio region will pray together with Pope Francis at a vigil to mark the 32nd World Youth Day.

 

Pope Francis waves to the faithful upon arrival in Krakow, Poland for World Youth Day 2016.

Pope Francis waves to the faithful upon arrival in Krakow, Poland for World Youth Day 2016.

Pope sends video message for World Youth Day 2017

21/03/2017 12:00

Pope Francis sent a video message to young people on Tuesday to help them prepare for the XXXII World Youth Day, which is celebrated at the diocesan level on Palm Sunday, 9 April 2017.

 

A moment of the evening vigil with pilgrims participating in the World Youth Day 2016 at the Campus Misericordiae in Brzegi, Poland.

A moment of the evening vigil with pilgrims participating in the World Youth Day 2016 at the Campus Misericordiae in Brzegi, Poland.

Our Lady at the heart of 2017 WYD message

21/03/2017 11:15

Pope Francis in his message for diocesan World Youth Day, which takes place on Palm Sunday, tells young people the Church and society needs their courage, dreams and ideals”.

Pope Francis celebrates the closing Mass for World Youth Day, 2016

Pope Francis celebrates the closing Mass for World Youth Day, 2016. On Tuesday, the Vatican announced the themes for upcoming World Youth Days.

Vatican announces themes for upcoming World Youth Days

22/11/2016 11:49

The Dicastery for Laity, the Family, and Life issued a communiqué on Tuesday listing the themes for the next three World Youth Days (WYD).

 

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in Poland

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in Poland

Vatican Weekend for July 30, 2016

30/07/2016 19:13

 Vatican Weekend for July 30, 2016 features the first days of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Poland where he has travelled both to be with the people there, and to participate in the 31st World Youth Day.

Pilgrims walk in the former Nazi Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, in Oswiecim, Poland, to pay respect and to pray.

Pilgrims walk in the former Nazi Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, in Oswiecim, Poland, to pay respect and to pray.

Priest hopes youth who visit Auschwitz will build the future

29/07/2016 10:30

With Pope Francis visiting Auschwitz on Friday, many World Youth Day pilgrims have also been paying a visit to the Nazi concentration camp.