World Youth Day Turns 25, Benedict XVI Lauds "Abundant Fruits"
In 1986 Pope John Paul II established World Youth Day. Since then, every Palm Sunday our Church celebrates World Youth Day (WYD)at the diocesan level. Every 3 years a week long international gathering and pilgrimage takes place at different locations. In 2011 WYD will be celebrated in Madrid.
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