Pope sends video message for World Youth Day 2017

Pope Francis sent a video message to young people on Tuesday to help them prepare for the XXXII World Youth Day, which is being celebrated at the diocesan level on Palm Sunday, 9 April 2017.

The theme of this year’s WYD is “The Mighty One has done great things for me” (Lk 1:49).

In the video, Pope Francis highlights several themes of his full message for WYD, inviting young people to embark on a path of spiritual preparation for the international celebration of World Youth Day in Panama on 22-27 January 2019.

Click here to read the official English translation of the Pope’s video message.