WYD 2016 Latest News

The world (and Melbourne Catholic) poised for World Youth Day The world (and Melbourne Catholic) poised for World Youth Day

The world (and Melbourne Catholic) poised for World Youth Day

Friday 22 July 2016

Media and Communications Office

WE ARE entering an extremely exciting week with the World Youth Days set to commence early next week in Poland.  Our new enhanced website, MELBOURNE CATHOLIC will dedicate much of its resources to ensuring you are taken to the heart of the event with all the latest news, opinions and human reactions. A new tab has been installed on our home page, which will take visitors direct to all of the major themes and stories of WYD.

‘Let’s be One’: Selfie spots to encourage youth to remember the suffering Church during WYD

Friday 22 July 2016

Aid to the Church in Need

CATHOLIC CHARITY Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) will launch the campaign ‘Let’s be One’ during the World Youth Day in Krakow 26–31 July. The ‘Let’s be One’ campaign was developed to raise awareness for, and to show solidarity with, the suffering Church - specifically those many young Christians worldwide who for different reasons are not able to travel to Krakow. 

Pope Francis releases video before World Youth Day

Thursday 21 July 2016

Media and Communications Office

AHEAD OF Pope Francis’ 15th Apostolic Visit abroad and his first trip to Poland next week, he has sent a video-message to all the young people gathered in Krakow for World Youth Day and to all Polish people. During the Pontiff’s trip, he will participate in events of the 31st WYD, like his predecessors, and will also visit Czestochowa and Auschwitz-Birkenau.
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