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Salt + Light Producer and Host Sebastian Gomes recalls Pope Francis’ visit to a favela in Rio during World Youth Day in 2013. ...read more
Words of the Archbishop of Panama, Jose Domingo Ulloa Mendieta at the press conference announcing the date of WYD 2019. We would like to reiterate our gratitude to Pope Francis in choosing Panama to host World Youth Day (WYD) in 2019, with the motto: “I am the servant of the Lord. May it be done ...read more
On a Friday night in July 2002, during the World Youth Day celebration in Toronto, I was standing just down the street from the Royal Ontario Museum. As a member of the World Youth Secretariat under the Ministry of Housing and Municipal Affairs, I was assigned to stand by a viewing area for local dignitaries ...read more
Salt + Light Producer and Host Alicia Ambrosio recalls the treacherous storm that hit during the Vigil at World Youth Day Madrid in 2011. ...read more
Carlos Ferreira of Salt + Light’s Marketing Department recalls going backstage during the opening Mass for World Youth Day in Madrid, 2011. ...read more
Salt + Light Producer and Host Deacon Pedro Guevara-Mann recalls an unexpected moment of joy during a Eucharistic procession ahead of World Youth Day in Sydney, 2008. ...read more
Salt + Light Italian Producer and Host Matteo Ciofi recalls WYD 2000 in Rome, his hometown, and welcoming the world into his backyard. ...read more
Salt + Light Editor Richard Valenti recalls the spontaneous moment when a pilgrim slid down a hill and made new friends at World Youth Day in Cologne, 2005. ...read more
At the 2016 CCCB Plenary, Salt + Light television presented the following video summary on World Youth Day Krakow 2016. The Bishops were happy to watch the recap where Poland welcomed almost 4,000 Canadians to the World Youth Day. ...read more
Salt + Light Producer and Host Sebastian Gomes recalls the chaotic arrival of Pope Francis at World Youth Day in Rio 2013. ...read more