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Pope Francis registers for World Youth Day 2023 at the end of his Angelus address on Oct. 23, 2022.

Pope Francis says poor health won’t keep him away from World Youth Day 2023

Jun 22, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

In a new video, Pope Francis held up a gray, WYD-branded backpack and said, “I’m ready! I already have everything... Read more

World Youth Day pilgrims from Panama July 30, 2016.

Panama to host next WYD in 2019, Pope announces

Jul 31, 2016

By Elise Harris

On Sunday Pope Francis officially closed WYD in Krakow, thanking the thousands of youth who traveled across the world to... Read more

Paul Jarzembowski speaks with CNA on April 10, 2014

Greatest fruit of WYD has been vocations, organizer says

Apr 14, 2014

By Elise Harris

At a recent gathering discussing preparations for World Youth Day in Krakow, a coordinator for the event emphasized that each... Read more