WYD 2008, Sydney, Australia
Past World Youth Days
“You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses” (Acts 1:8)
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   Papal Welcome Ceremony
   Vigil Mass
   Closing Mass
Message of the Holy Father on the occasion of WYD 2008, Sydney
Lorenzago, 20 July 2007 - My dear young friends! I always remember with great joy the various occasions we spent together in Cologne in August 2005. At the end of that unforgettable manifestation of faith and enthusiasm that remains engraved on my spirit and on my heart, I made an appointment with you for the next gathering that will be held in Sydney in 2008... read more
Homily of the Holy Father at the Final Mass of WYD 2008, Sydney
Randwick Racecourse, 20 July 2008 - Dear Friends, “You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you” (Acts 1:8). We have seen this promise fulfilled! On the day of Pentecost, as we heard in the first reading, the Risen Lord, seated at the right hand of the Father, sent the Spirit upon the disciples gathered in the Upper Room ... read more
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