August 4, 2023


Way of the Cross: Jesus’ last steps continue to touch young people

Emotion and an intense atmosphere of prayer marked the celebration of the Way of the Cross at World Youth Day. The Way of the Cross completely filled the high stage of the Hill...
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Mercy closes Rise Up catechesis cycle

On the third morning of catechesis, the young people were invited to reflect on Mercy, rereading their lives, in a time of adoration, personal dialogue and reconciliation with God. “Rise up” is the...
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Day 4: Pope’s second day with young people and WYDDB23 in review

The fourth day of World Youth Day began with the presence of Pope Francis in the Park of Forgiveness, where he confessed three young people from Italy, Spain and Guatemala. The Holy Father...
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Day 4: Pope Francis in the crowd

The Pope’s agenda on 4 August was filled with meetings with various people, culminating in the performance of the Way of the Cross. Pope Francis’ second day in Portugal began early, at 09:00,...
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Energy, trust and faith: SYM youth celebrate special day at WYD Lisbon 2023

SYM Day was the day dedicated to the Salesian Youth Movement at World Youth Day. On August 2, the more than 8000 young people of the Salesian Youth Movement registered for World Youth...
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