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Hardships, encounters with Christ abound at World Youth Day

Hardships, encounters with Christ abound at World Youth Day

| February 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Christine Lam went to Panama in January for World Youth Day to “light that fire” within her heart.

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Pilgrimages: Panama or closer to home, provide opportunities for growth

Pilgrimages: Panama or closer to home, provide opportunities for growth

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Pilgrimage is an opportunity to grow in faith and to discover or rediscover the purpose of our lives.”

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As World Youth Day closes, pope prompts volunteers to keep serving

As World Youth Day closes, pope prompts volunteers to keep serving

| Rhina Guidos | January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Just before leaving the physical and human warmth of Panama Jan. 27, Pope Francis stopped to thank the thousands of official volunteers, young and old, gathered at the capital city’s Rommel Fernandez Stadium to tell them that they had just participated in an event similar to one that took place early in Christianity.

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Next World Youth Day to be held in Portugal

Next World Youth Day to be held in Portugal

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Lisbon, Portugal, will open its doors to the world’s young people in 2022 for the next World Youth Day.

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Jesus’ love does not use labels, pope tells young detainees in Panama

Jesus’ love does not use labels, pope tells young detainees in Panama

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Just like the Pharisees, many today shun Jesus’ merciful love toward sinners and prefer to use labels that stigmatize a person’s past, present and future, Pope Francis said.

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Keep God’s love alive, pope tells young people at World Youth Day

Keep God’s love alive, pope tells young people at World Youth Day

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Young men and women in the church can bring the joy of the Gospel to the world by showing that God’s love extends to all people and excludes no one, Pope Francis said.

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At rally Catholic youth, young adults from near and far stand up for life

At rally Catholic youth, young adults from near and far stand up for life

| Mark Zimmermann | January 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Discovering who had traveled the farthest to be at the Archdiocese of Washington’s annual Youth Rally before its Mass for Life quickly became apparent by scanning the crowd of young people near the stage at the Capital One Arena.

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Local pilgrims eager for World Youth Day in Panama

Local pilgrims eager for World Youth Day in Panama

| January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

World Youth Day in January works well for University of St. Thomas students Katie Duncan and Leo Kaardal.

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Costa Rica, Nicaragua preparing to receive World Youth Day pilgrims

Costa Rica, Nicaragua preparing to receive World Youth Day pilgrims

| Lorena Rojas | July 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Panama isn’t the only country that will host World Youth Day pilgrims in January.

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Panama’s Church leaders hope World Youth Day strengthens parishes

Panama’s Church leaders hope World Youth Day strengthens parishes

| Manuel Rueda | May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Church of Christ the Redeemer was built with Panama’s hot and humid weather in mind. There are no walls on the building. Its tall round roof is supported by cement columns spread far apart so that a good amount of breeze can make its way down the church’s aisles.

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Panama archbishop: World Youth Day will invite youth of other faiths

Panama archbishop: World Youth Day will invite youth of other faiths

| Rhina Guidos | November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Panamanian archbishop helping to organize World Youth Day said the 2019 celebration in his country will invite youth of other faiths to join in.

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Young adults: The Church wants to hear from you

Young adults: The Church wants to hear from you

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | June 22, 2017

One of the most important events in my life growing up was encountering Pope John Paul II at World Youth Day in Denver. I had already experienced profoundly the personal love of Jesus Christ for me as a young person through the witness of my family and retreat opportunities. I had even felt quite strongly the call to enter the seminary and pursue the priesthood. But on Aug. 14, 1993, something changed in me.

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