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John Paul II Relics Bless WYD Rio

Last edited 15th July 2013

John Paul II Relics Bless WYD Rio

Everything is going according to plan for World Youth Day, as far as the Vatican is concerned, as hundreds of thousands of young people gather in Rio de Janeiro for this year’s premier Catholic youth celebration.

As well as working with WYD organizers on the ground, the Pontifical Council for the Laity is sending 10 officials to the event, alongside a number of cardinals from Rome. And Cardinal Stanislaw Ry?ko, president of the Pontifical Council, arrived a week early, bringing with him relics of Blessed Pope John Paul II. Visit this article to read more.

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