Rio 2013

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Posted on 12:20am on February 2nd 2012
Expressions of Interest for WYD 2013 - For Aussie and Kiwi Pilgrims

Harvest Australia is asking for expressions of interest for those wanting to attend World Youth Day in Rio 2013. The journey to WYD 2013 begins here as you enter the official WYD travel website for Aussie & Kiwi pilgrims preparing to take the amazing trip to Brazil!

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Posted on 11:07pm on January 30th 2012
Replica of Rio statue to symbolize World Youth Day around the world

A replica of the massive Christ the Redeemer statue that towers over Rio de Janeiro will be the “ambassador” of World Youth Day 2013 throughout Brazil and the entire world. Read more here.

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Posted on 4:11am on January 27th 2012
Rio de Janeiro Information

If you already thinking about going to Rio for the 2013 World Youth Day you can find some tourist information on the Lonely Planet Guide. You can find out what the weather will be like here.

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Posted on 11:15pm on January 23rd 2012
What is the World Youth Day Cross?

The journey of the Cross and Icon is an important part of every World Youth Day experience... but where did these symbols come from? Click here to listen to the latest episode of Xt3's "All About World Youth Day" podcast, and learn more!

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Posted on 10:10am on January 20th 2012
St. Sebastian, Patron Saint of Rio de Janeiro - Feast Day 20 January

Saint Sebastian was killed during the Roman emperor Diocletian's persecution of Christians, in the year 288. On 20th January, the Church celebrates the feast day of this great martyr. Watch this video for a reflection on the life of St. Sebastian, the Patron Saint of Rio de Janeiro.

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Posted on 11:12pm on January 17th 2012
Why Does World Youth Day Have a Theme?

Xt3's 'All About World Youth Day' podcast answers all your frequently asked questions about the history, traditions and purpose of the World Youth Day events. Click here to listen to the latest episode, which looks at the story behind the traditional World Youth Day theme.

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Posted on 10:48pm on January 16th 2012
Who Will Host the Next WYD After Rio?

World Youth Day in Rio is still over a year away, but cities from around the world are already putting their name out, hoping to host the next World Youth Day after Brazil. Click here to find out who is in the running!

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Posted on 11:06pm on January 15th 2012
WYD13 Song Contest - Entries Close 31 January

The World Youth Day 2013 team is calling on all artists and musicians to get your entries in for the Official WYD Song Competition! Entries close 31 January 2012 - click here to read more.

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Posted on 10:55pm on January 12th 2012
All About World Youth Day - Podcast on Xt3

Got questions about World Youth Day? Xt3's new podcast explains the history of World Youth Day, the traditions associated with the global Catholic event, and answers all your questions about the meaning and purpose of different aspects of World Youth Day. Click here to have a listen - more episodes coming soon!

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Posted on 10:38pm on January 10th 2012
Rio is Looking for WYD Volunteers

In about a year and a half, World Youth Day 2013 will be celebrated in Rio de Janeiro... and those hoping to volunteer can now sign up! Click here to find more.

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