Posts Tagged ‘Lisbon Portugal’

Billboard protest removed at WYD capital

Thursday, August 3rd, 2023

Pope Francis’ hope for the Church to offer the Portuguese community a more cohesive opportunity through World Youth Day (WYD) is being met with some strong challenges. Hours after he touched down in Lisbon on Wednesday, one of three huge billboards erected by activists to raise awareness of sexual abuse by clergy was removed, says Read more

Thousands of eager Australian pilgrims set for World Youth Day

Monday, July 10th, 2023
World Youth Day 2023

More than 3,000 enthusiastic Australian pilgrims are gearing up to embark on a transformative journey to Lisbon, Portugal for World Youth Day 2023. The event marks it as one of the largest Australian contingents in the history of the gathering. With just weeks remaining until the August 1-6 celebrations, a group of 25 World Youth Read more