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Spain is Ready for WYD Evangelization, Says Vatican Cardinal (Monday, August 15)

Spain is Ready for WYD Evangelization, Says Vatican Cardinal (Monday, August 15)

Hundreds of thousands of young Catholics from all over the world have arrived in Madrid, where World Youth Day festivities formally begin on Tuesday, August 16!

Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko, the president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, told Vatican Radio that WYD is “a fascinating testimony of faith, full of enthusiasm and missionary zeal.” He said that the event will be especially beneficial to Spain, a country that he characterized as “a vast laboratory where the serious problems and challenges of post-modernity have manifested themselves with particular force.”


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