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What is World Youth Day?

Saint Pope John Paul II announced the institution of World Youth Day in December of 1985, as an annual gathering of youth and young adults for prayer, worship, and celebration of the Catholic faith. 

The event is observed annually in dioceses and every two to three years at an international gathering. 

Portugal 2022

During the closing Mass of WYD Panama 2019, Pope Francis announced that Lisbon, Portugal will be the host city of the next World Youth Day in 2022.

For more information on World Youth Day, please visit the official website www.wydcanada.org

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