Washington D.C., Aug 25, 2018 / 15:09 pm
The US Conference of Catholic Bishops has organized a tour of of the official World Youth Day Cross and Marian Icon to mark the 25th anniversary of the World Youth Day which was held in Denver.
"Each of the five locations will feature special events and liturgical celebrations in commemoration of this historic journey," according an Aug. 23 statement from the USCCB.
The Aug. 19-27 tour includes stops in Chicago, Miami, Houston, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles.
"We want women and men of all ages to come out and encounter these important symbols of faith when they are here in our country," said Bishop Frank Caggiano of Bridgeport, who serves as the USCCB's chief liaison for World Youth Day.