Posts Tagged ‘World Youth Day 2019’

Two New Zealanders attend youth forum in Rome

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

Next week, two New Zealanders will join hundreds of other young people in Rome as part of an international Youth Forum. The Youth Office of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life is holding the International Youth Forum in Rome to carry forward the work of the General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on Read more

World Youth Day 2019: pope’s itinerary published

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

The pope’s itinerary for World Youth Day 2019 has been published. Among his various engagements, he will visit young people not able to attend the festivities: some in jail and with some living with HIV. Pope Francis will also dedicate the altar of Panama’s newly renovated 400-year-old cathedral, meet with bishops from Central America and Read more

21 New Zealanders to attend World Youth Day in Panama

Monday, November 19th, 2018
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A contingent of 21 New Zealanders will attend the international celebration for 2019 World Youth Day (WYD2019) in Panama. The event in January next year will be attended by thousands from around the world. Bishop of Palmerston North, Charles Drennan, who will be accompanying the New Zealand pilgrimage to Panama, commented “it’s my first World Read more

Finding Jesus: Catholic spin on Pokémon Go game released

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

A new spin on the location-based augmented reality mobile game Pokémon Go has been released by a Catholic evangelical group. Its creators say the goal is to teach players of all ages about the Catholic faith. “Follow JC Go” was developed by Florida-based Fundación Ramón Pané for World Youth Day 2019, which will take place Read more

Catholic youth must help – Pope may die soon

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Catholic youth must be ready to lead the Church, Pope Francis said at a service on Saturday. The service aimed to rally enthusiasm for the Church’s World Youth Day.  It will be held in Panama in 2019. “At my age, we (old people) are about to pass away,” he said. “The future is in your Read more