Tag: Spain

WYD: Close encounter of the papal, faithful kind

WYD: Close encounter of the papal, faithful kind

| Susan Klemond | September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Just a few weeks before he left for World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain, Brandon Lehner remembers that he was impressed by how many fans Target Field could hold. The 24-year-old software engineer multiplied that number by 50 as he watched the roughly 1.5 million pilgrims gather in a field for the overnight vigil Aug. 20 and papal Mass the following morning.

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Video – Sights of World Youth Day, Madrid

Video – Sights of World Youth Day, Madrid

| August 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Numbered in the millions, Catholic youth from around the globe gathered in Madrid

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