Rio 2013

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Posted on 1:13am on April 12th 2012
About the City of Rio de Janeiro

What can World Youth Day pilgrims expect when they visit the city of Rio de Janeiro? Listen to the latest episode of Xt3's All About WYD podcast to learn more about the host city of the next World Youth Day!

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Posted on 12:34am on April 10th 2012
WYD Rio Increases Presence on Twitter and Facebook

The director of communications for WYD Rio 2013 is encouraging young adults to volunteer and inform the world about World Youth Day, through social networking sites. Watch this video for more.

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Posted on 11:38pm on April 3rd 2012
WYD2013 Stations of the Cross will Process Through the Slums of Rio

World Youth Day 2013 in Rio de Janeiro in just over a year away! According to Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko, chairman of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, part of the famous World Youth Day 'Stations of the Cross' procession will go through the slums of Rio, giving hope to poor of the city. Watch this video for more.

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Posted on 12:02am on April 3rd 2012
John Paul II - An Inspiration for World Youth Day 2013

April 2nd marked the anniversary of the death of Blessed Pope John Paul II. Seven years after his death, JPII is inspiring those organizing the 2013 World Youth Day in Brazil! Visit this article to read more.

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Posted on 12:00am on April 3rd 2012
Bishop Anthony Fisher's WYD Message

Watch this video for an invitation to World Youth Day Rio 2013 from the Bishop of Parramatta, Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP.

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Posted on 11:43pm on April 1st 2012
Pope Benedict XVI's Palm Sunday Homily - World Youth Day 2012

On 1 April , marking Palm Sunday 2012, the Church celebrated World Youth Day! Click here read the full text of Pope Benedict XVI's Homily, in which the Holy Father reflects on the final stages of Christ's journey on Earth, towards His death on the Cross.

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Posted on 11:41pm on April 1st 2012
Week of Missions to Precede World Youth Day 2013 in Rio

Instead of the traditional “Days in the Diocese” program, World Youth Day 2013 will feature a Missions Week to be held July 17-20 in 2013. The week aims to give young people the chance to participate in spiritual activities and in works of solidarity with local communities. Click here to read more.

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Posted on 10:55pm on March 28th 2012
Correct Use of the World Youth Day 2013 Logo

The World Youth Day office in Rio de Janeiro has released guidelines for the proper use of the WYD2013 logo. So if you are responsible for updating your parish website, blog page - or you simply want to use the WYD logo for promotions or on your social network pages, make sure you take a look at these guidelines!

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Posted on 12:57am on March 28th 2012
Pope's Message for the 27th World Youth Day - Palm Sunday 2012

World Youth Day is an annual event that takes place every year on Palm Sunday at a local level - and every 2-3 years at an international location. This year, World Youth Day falls on Sunday 1 April 2012, and thousands of young people will gather at St. Peter's Basilica to take part in the Holy Father's Palm Sunday Mass. Pope Benedict XVI has released his annual World Youth Day message - click here to read the full text!

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Posted on 12:42am on March 26th 2012
Laity Council Calls Youth Ministers to Study WYD

The Pontifical Council for the Laity is hosting a meeting this week for those involved in youth ministry, to reflect on World Youth Days and aid preparations for the upcoming Day in Rio de Janeiro. Visit this article to read more.

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