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#World Youth Day

# world-youth-day - Monday 22 July, 2013

Pope Francis heads to Brazil to say mass on Copacabana beach

This is his first trip abroad since becoming pontiff.

# world-youth-day - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Pope ends World Youth Day with appeal to 'become missionaries'

Pope Benedict XVI urges the 1.5 million attending the festival in Madrid not to “keep Christ to yourselves”.

The Daily Fix: Sunday

All the day’s news, plus the little bits you may not have caught yet.

# world-youth-day - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Pope makes Spanish saint "doctor" of the Catholic Church World Youth Day This post contains images

Pope makes Spanish saint "doctor" of the Catholic Church

Patron saint of Spanish clergy gets the nod for one of Vatican’s highest honours in the hope that his example will “enlighten all priests”, says Benedict at World Youth Day Mass.

# world-youth-day - Friday 19 August, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# world-youth-day - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Thousands march in Madrid against Pope's visit

Protesters chanted “Nothing for the Pope from my taxes” in a demonstration against the cost of the papal trip.

# world-youth-day - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Student arrested for planning gas attack on papal visit protesters

A Mexican student studying in Spain has been arrested on suspicion of planning to attack people demonstrating against Pope Benedict’s visit to Madrid.

# world-youth-day - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Vatican embarrassed over error-filled book suggesting it supports contraception and euthanasia

Translation and interpretation issues plague Vatican-sanctioned catechism book.