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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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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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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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Pope asks WYD pilgrims to accompany him with prayers during visit

Pope asks WYD pilgrims to accompany him with prayers during visit

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

With his visit to World Youth Day only a few days away, Pope Francis asked young pilgrims to accompany his visit to Krakow, Poland, with prayers.

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Called to Krakow

Called to Krakow

| Josephine von Dohlen | July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Local Catholics joining Pope Francis at World Youth Day

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Overheard – February 13, 2014

Overheard – February 13, 2014

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

“[Hockey] was just sacred in my home. When I turn on a hockey game and I hear that sound of the ice . . . it’s transcendent. I always say that hockey is not a sport, it is an art form. It is like a chess game at lightning speed.”

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Rio, here we  come

Rio, here we come

| Caroline Rode | July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nearly 2.5 million youth from all corners of the world will travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 23 to 28 for World Youth Day.

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Archdiocesan Youth Day aims to fire up faith of young Catholics

Archdiocesan Youth Day aims to fire up faith of young Catholics

World Youth Day celebrations are well-known for bringing together throngs of enthusiastic pilgrims from around the world and igniting the flame of faith in their hearts. This fall, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is hoping to bring a flavor of the international WYD experience to the Twin Cities.

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Great hope for our church’s future

Great hope for our church’s future

| September 29, 2011

Our young people had a tremendous religious experience at World Youth Day in Madrid

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Reflections on World Youth Day

Reflections on World Youth Day

| September 1, 2011

A pilgrimage, I said, was quite different from a guided tour of a foreign country. On a vacation tour one does what one wants to do. On a pilgrimage one goes in search of the living God. Thus, a pilgrimage involves as much “interior” effort as the external, physical effort.

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‘I had not seen that smile in three years!’

‘I had not seen that smile in three years!’

| August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Nienstedt recalls impact of past World Youth Days, expresses hopes for Madrid

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A lesson in hope and perseverance from Hispanic youth in the aftermath of 9/11

A lesson in hope and perseverance from Hispanic youth in the aftermath of 9/11

| August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

I was nowhere near the World Trade Center in New York when the 9/11 terrorist attacks happened. But I remember vividly the day and the aftermath of the tragedy

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