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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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Pope to young people: 13 questions to make voices heard in Rome

Pope to young people: 13 questions to make voices heard in Rome

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Before youth and young-adult themed synod, the Pope wishes to hear from youth around the world via a Vatican-produced survey sent to all dioceses. Survey results will be processed at the Vatican in time for the 2018 synod. Young people ages 18-30 can take the survey at archspm.org/youngadultvoices

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Pope gives youths three missions before synod, World Youth Day

Pope gives youths three missions before synod, World Youth Day

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

On the eve of Palm Sunday, Pope Francis gave young people several missions: to ask their grandparents what their dreams were; to work to make those dreams reality; and to let their bishops and the pope himself know what they need from the church.

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Retired Pope Benedict says it was his ‘duty’ to resign from papacy

Retired Pope Benedict says it was his ‘duty’ to resign from papacy

| Junno Arocho Esteves | August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Retired Pope Benedict XVI said in an interview that he felt a “duty” to resign from the papacy because of his declining health and the rigorous demands of papal travel.

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Secularized culture leads to ‘orphaned’ Christians, pope tells bishops

Secularized culture leads to ‘orphaned’ Christians, pope tells bishops

| Junno Arocho Esteves | August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis warned Poland’s Catholic bishops that an increasingly secularized and de-Christianized culture leaves people orphaned, being vaguely spiritual without Christ or his church.

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Teach your elders well: Pope calls youths to elevate the discourse

Teach your elders well: Pope calls youths to elevate the discourse

| Cindy Wooden | August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Aware of the risk of being called naive or being accused of spouting platitudes, Pope Francis called on young people to model for adults the paths of mercy and respect, and then demonstrated what he meant.

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Krakow in Capital festival brings World Youth Day to Washington

Krakow in Capital festival brings World Youth Day to Washington

| Kelly Seegers | July 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

About 1,300 young adults gathered in the nation’s capital for prayer, catechesis, fellowship, and a taste of Polish culture, an event designed for those who could not attend World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland.

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Pope urges World Youth Day volunteers to be ‘hope of the future’

Pope urges World Youth Day volunteers to be ‘hope of the future’

| Jonathan Luxmoore | July 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis thanked World Youth Day organizers and volunteers and urged them to be “the hope of the future.”

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Don’t tuck life away, take risks, pope tells young people

Don’t tuck life away, take risks, pope tells young people

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Take risks and do not let life’s obstacles get in the way of encountering the true joy and life that Jesus can give, Pope Francis told more than 1 million young people.

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No room for benchwarmers, make history, pope tells youths at vigil

No room for benchwarmers, make history, pope tells youths at vigil

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis told young people they are not called to be couch potatoes, living boring lives, but should leave their mark in history and not let others determine their future.

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