CI News: World Youth Day begins

Below is an excerpt from an article about the beginning of World Youth Day from CI News.

Pope Benedict XVI is looking forward to the “wonderfully spiritual” moments that will occur during the World Youth Day celebration which start today (Tuesday)  with an evening Mass and opening ceremony in Madrid´s Cibeles Square, presided over by the archbishop of Madrid and concelebrated by the bishops and priests participating in WYD.

“The Pope is very happy and very much looking forward to meeting a million young people next week,” papal spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi, S.J., told CNA in advance of the event.

by Ann Marie Foley

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