Online registration needed for Seminarians who want to meet the Pope

.- Seminarians from around the world willing to register for a special meeting with Pope Benedict XVI during World Youth Day must register online, sources told CNA.

According to organizers of the event, there are two international gatherings of seminarians scheduled for WYD.  The first will be a holy hour presided by the Archbishop of Cologne, Cardinal Joachim Meisner, which will be open to all seminarians, priests involved in their formation and young men interested in the priesthood.  This event will take place on Wednesday afternoon, August 17.

The second meeting will be presided by Pope Benedict XVI and will take place on Friday, August 19 at 5pm at the Church of St. Pantaleon in Cologne. 

In order to obtain one of the 5,000 passes to the event, seminarians must register online by July 31 at:


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