World Youth Day 2011
08 August 2011
Up to half a million young people will be in Madrid from 16-21 August 2011 to take part in World Youth Day (WYD). It’s an opportunity for young people from around the world to celebrate and deepen their knowledge about their faith
Team from Caritas Spain prepares for World Youth Day
Caritas Spain will represent the Caritas confederation at World Youth day. They will promote Caritas projects and will be responsible for one of the tents where the Eucharist will be celebrated at the Cuatro Vientos aerodrome on the night of 20-21 August.
Pope Benedict will attend WYD and while there will celebrate Mass and hear the confessions of young people. Caritas President, Oscar Andrés Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B, will also be part of the celebrations.
Caritas President on the importance of faith at World Youth Day 2011
Message by Caritas Internationalis secretary general Michel Roy.
Message by Pope Benedict.
We welcome you to Madrid for World Youth Day.
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