- Jan 25, 2021
World Youth Day, a massive youth festival staged somewhere in the world every two or three years, has been styled as the “Catholic Woodstock,” but that fails to do justice to its impact — on vocations, on youth ministry, and in changed lives.
In meeting with Italian youth, Pope Francis holds up the life jacket of an anonymous refugee girl who drowned and said, “You are brave and you should know the truth: they are in danger.”
In his homily, Pope Francis told the more than 100,000 teens present that happiness “is not an ‘app’ that you can download on your phones” and that love leads to true freedom.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A leaked report says the site for Pope Francis’ July meeting with world youth in southern Poland poses a “high risk for the life and health of people.” Released Monday by TVN24 television, the report from the Government Center for Security reportedly says the planned site
PHILADELPHIA — Likening the world today to a giant supermarket with a plethora of choices but an impersonal feel, Pope Francis urged his bishops to embrace change and work within it to connect with young people. He also urged the bishops to not merely harp on doctrine, but also to