Aug 20, 2011 - 10:02 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI visited a center for mentally and physically disabled young people as part of his World Youth Day visit to Madrid.
Aug 20, 2011 - 07:43 pm .- Young people at the Cuatro Vientos air base felt their passion for God and the Church renewed after experiencing an evening of torrential rainstorms together with Pope Benedict XVI on August 20.
Aug 20, 2011 - 05:51 pm .- New York Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan has applauded the Madrid archdiocese's decision to authorize all priests at World Youth Day to forgive abortion, a task normally reserved for the local bishop.
Aug 20, 2011 - 05:51 pm .- In some of the most extraordinary scenes witnessed at any recent Papal event, Pope Benedict XVI braved thunder, lighting and driving rain to tell young people to stay close to Christ as they make their way in life.
Aug 20, 2011 - 04:14 pm .- More than a million young people from around the world eagerly awaited Pope Benedict's arrival at the Cuatro Vientos aerodrome for the World Youth Day 2011 vigil on August 20.
Aug 20, 2011 - 03:15 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has honored the 16th century Spanish priest St. John of Avila by naming him the 34th Doctor of the Catholic Church.
Aug 20, 2011 - 02:35 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has told over 4,500 students for the priesthood that they should spend their years of study becoming saints as well as priests.
Aug 20, 2011 - 01:27 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI will receive a group of Norwegian World Youth Day pilgrims at the Cuatro Vientos airport on August 20, addressing them with encouraging words following last month's terrorist attack.
Aug 20, 2011 - 01:18 pm .- Learning about the Sorrowful Mysteries of the rosary was a highlight of the Totus Tuus, Totally Yours summer program for Maya Bishwokarma.
Aug 20, 2011 - 12:43 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI heard confessions from four young people in Madrid at the August 20 event billed as a “Forgiveness Festival,” where 200 priests also offered the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Aug 20, 2011 - 12:08 pm .- Some 8,000 U.S. pilgrims at World Youth Day 2011 received expressions of gratitude and encouragement from their country's bishops, following a Mass on the morning of August 20.
Aug 20, 2011 - 11:37 am .- It took a long trip, and “a lot of sacrifice,” for Lucas Masila and his 6-year old son Laurent to make it to Madrid for World Youth Day 2011.
Aug 20, 2011 - 10:38 am .- World Youth Day volunteers who were selected to have lunch with Pope Benedict XVI on August 19 experienced a relaxed, communal and exciting atmosphere, sharing their thoughts and experiences.
Aug 20, 2011 - 08:22 am .- Hollywood actor Matt Marsden said that young Catholics need to get involved in movie-making and other artistic ventures if they want to change the culture.