WYD Madrid Responds to ‘Deep Crisis’ of Postmodern World

Last edited 14th August 2011

WYD Madrid Responds to ‘Deep Crisis’ of Postmodern World

World Youth Day in Madrid will help many young people find “a foundation on which to build their lives” in a time of crisis, says one of the key Vatican organizers of the event.

“The postmodern world is going through a difficult and deep crisis. Relativism creates a dangerous vacuum of common values and meaning,” Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko, president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, told Vatican Radio on Aug. 13. “World Youth Day in Madrid aims to be a clear and persuasive answer to those needs of people today: that the foundation exists and is a living Person who has a name, Jesus Christ!”


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