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Posted on 12:45am on May 30th 2013
Tourist Sites in Rio Begin Selling Tickets for WYD Pilgrims

If you would like to see some of the great tourist sites in Rio de Janeiro, such as the famous Christ the Redeemer statue and Sugar Loaf mountain, make sure you visit this article to find out about tickets for World Youth Day pilgrims!

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Posted on 11:37pm on May 26th 2013
Plan Your Trip to Rio with the Digital Kit for WYD

As World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro nears with each passing day. Thousands of young people from across the world are preparing, and now, from the comfort of their home, can better plan their trip online. With the website 'Horário de Missa,' each person can search for Mass and confession times in the churches closest to their lodging in Rio de Janeiro - and much more! Find out more here...

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Posted on 1:01am on May 24th 2013
Pope's Rio Trip to Include a Stop at One of Poorest Favelas

Pope Francis’ program during WYD2013 will include a visit to the parish of Varginha, located in the favela of Manguinhos, one of the poorest of Rio. While there the Holy Father will lead a prayer in the parish of Saint Jerome Emilian, and will spend some time with the local community. Visit this article to read more.

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Posted on 1:00am on May 24th 2013
"World Youth Day Minute" News Update - Episode 6

Here is another episode of "World Youth Day Minute", featuring the latest English news from the WYD2013 organising committee in Rio. This episode was recorded on 22 May 2013, and looks at access to tourist sites in Rio (including the Christ the Redeemer Statue), the launch of the international WYD merchandise website, and what you can and can't pack when travelling to Brazil!

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Posted on 4:59am on May 23rd 2013
Australia is Counting Down to WYD Rio

In 2008, pilgrims from all around the world came for WYD Sydney. Now, pilgrims from Australia are preparing to travel to Brazil to meet Pope Francis for WYD 2013! In order to help pilgrims prepare for the journey to Rio de Janeiro, the Archdiocese of Sydney’s social networking website, Xt3.com, has launched an interactive countdown calendar. Visit this article from the official World Youth Day 2013 website - or check out the calendar at www.xt3.com/countdown

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Posted on 12:09pm on May 22nd 2013
Launch of the International Site for WYD Merchandise!

You can now buy official merchandise for World Youth Day 2013 in Rio from anywhere in the world! Click here to find out more - merchandise will be delivered in 5-10 days and can be paid for in either dollars or euros.

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Posted on 5:56am on May 16th 2013
An Epic World Youth Day Promo Video

There is no sacrifice too great... there is no land too far... to encounter Jesus Christ at World Youth Day! Click here to watch the official WYD Promo video for the JMJ Youth pilgrimage group WorldYouthDay.com.

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Posted on 11:47pm on May 14th 2013
Send Your Story to the WYD2013 Office in Rio!

What is your group doing to prepare for World Youth Day 2013 in Rio de Janeiro? What makes your WYD group unique? The WYD office in Rio is calling for pilgrims to send over their stories to feature in the new "You in WYD" section on the official website. Click here to find out more!

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Posted on 5:13am on May 14th 2013
Check out all the WYD Logos

Ever wanted to see all of the WYD logos? Check out this link for a walk down memory lane.

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Posted on 11:47pm on May 9th 2013
"World Youth Day Minute" News Update - Episode 5

This week's edition of World Youth Day Minute, published on 9 May 2013, brings information about the launching of the "You at WYD" area on the official website, as well as, information about the Youth Festival which will take place during WYD, and Pope Francis´ schedule during his trip to Brazil this July.

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