Find here the message of His Holiness Pope Francis to the XXXIII. World Youth Day 2018!
“Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favour with God” (Lk 1,30)
Dear young people,
World Youth Day 2018 represents another step in preparation for the international WYD due to take place in Panama in January 2019. This new stage of our pilgrimage falls in the same year that the Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops will meet on the theme: Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment. This is a happy coincidence. The focus, prayer and reflection of the Church will turn to you young people, with the desire to receive and, above all, to embrace the precious gift that you are to God, to the Church and to the world… READ MORE