.- Some 4,000 young people with disabilities are expected to participate in World Youth Day Madrid.
The Italian National Union of Transportation for the Sick to Lourdes and other international Shrines will be in charge of providing the special services.
Speaking to Vatican Radio on July 27, the president of the union, Salvatore Pagliuca, explained the work that volunteers will carry out to help the young people. He said a plan was developed after reviewing the locations in Madrid where meals, medical assistance and rest areas will be offered.
Pagliuca said the young people will have assistance at all activities and will be ensured full participation in the event.