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The Brazil That Will Welcome World Youth Day

Last edited 24th October 2011

The Brazil That Will Welcome World Youth Day

When thousands of pilgrim youth descend on Brazil in 2013 for World Youth Day, they will find a Church in the midst of renewal, despite momentous challenges. In fact, the Church in Brazil is witnessing a 700% growth in vocations already!

José Correa, director of the Brazilian office of the international Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need, spoke about what is happening in the Church in Brazil today: "Despite the considerable challenges (facing the Church in Brazil), I am optimistic about the future. I can feel that the grace of God is there touching our people and I think that once more, as it has happened in many other countries, the grace of God will overcome the evils that we find in society."

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Senerita Aulaumea
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Senerita Aulaumea wrote at 2:52am on October 31st 2011
Brazil the land of my dream ... I'll be there in 2013!!