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Vatican Delegation in Brazil Preparing for WYD 2013

Last edited 2nd March 2012

Vatican Delegation in Brazil Preparing for WYD 2013

Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko, president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, told Brazilians that Benedict XVI is already paying close attention to preparations for World Youth Day 2013.

The local organizing committee in Rio has met with a delegation from the laity council. Meetings included those with the governor of the region and mayor of the city, as well as with leaders of ecclesial movements and communities. The Vatican delegation also is evaluating the venues for ceremonies over which the Pope will preside during the July 23-28 event.Visit this article for an update on plans for World Youth Day 2013.


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