August 3, 2023
Through the Missioning Gesture, World Youth Day Lisbon 2023 volunteers involve more than 650 institutions in the meeting
The volunteers of the World Youth Day (WYD) Lisbon 2023 had the opportunity to be missionaries of the biggest meeting of young people with Pope Francis and to take the WYD to all those who due to their vulnerability cannot participate.
August 1, 2023
World Youth Day reviews the opening of the international gathering
The World Youth Day (WYD) Lisbon 2023 Foundation made a review of the main indicators that were registered until this. These mark the beginning of the biggest international gathering of young people with the Pope, which happens in Lisbon from the current day until the 6th of August.
June 22, 2023
Pope Francis receives a Pilgrim Kit for WYD Lisbon 2023 - PDF
Pope Francis received a Pilgrim Kit for World Youth Day (WYD) 2023 on Thursday in Rome. This backpack will have basic items that will be given to young people who are registered to participate in this momentous encounter with the Pope. It was hand delivered by the President of the WYD Lisbon 2023 Foundation and General Coordinator, D. Américo Aguiar, Auxiliary Bishop of Lisbon, who is in Rome for an audience with the Holy Father in the Vatican City.
June 5, 2023
WYD Lisbon 2023 planted over 8,000 trees on this World Environment Day - PDF
The worldwide Global Tree Initiative platform has already planted 8,239 trees dedicated to World Youth Day (WYD) Lisbon 2023. On this World Environment Day, this is a way to reaffirm the commitment to sustainability that has been the focus of this initiative by Fundação JMJ Lisboa 2023 from the beginning.
May 31, 2023
World Youth Day Lisbon 2023 releases a summary of statistics just two months until the world´s largest encounter between the youth and the Pope - PDF
The WYD Lisbon 2023 Foundation will provide some statistics to mark two months until World Youth Day (WYD) Lisbon 2023 - the largest international meeting of young people with the Pope, which will take place in Lisbon from August 1st -6th.
May 31, 2023
Opening of Press Accreditation Registrationfor World Youth Day Lisbon 2023 - PDF
Registration for press accreditations will take place between May 31st and July 11th forjournalists and all media members who wish to cover World Youth Day (WYD) Lisbon 2023.
March 31, 2023
World Youth Day Lisbon 2023 mobilizes young people around the world to prepare for WYD by reflecting on the major themes launched by the pontificate of Pope Francis - PDF
The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for World Youth Day (WYD) Lisbon 2023 will inaugurate a new model of catechesis - the Rise UP Encounters - which includes a series of preparatory meetings between April, May and June.
February 17, 2023
WYD Lisbon 2023 Foundation signs a cooperation
protocol with the General Directorate for Reintegration and Prison Services - PDF
The World Youth Day
(WYD) Lisbon 2023 Foundation and the Directorate General of Reintegration and
Prison Services (DGRSP) have signed a collaboration protocol for the
construction of 150 confessionals for WYD Lisbon 2023, with the aim of
involving the inmate population in the preparation of the largest international
gathering of young people with Pope Francis.
February 17, 2023
Lisbon 2023 WYD Foundation and TAP establish partnership for the largest
mobilization of young people from all continents - PDF
TAP Air Portugal and
the World Youth Day (WYD) Lisbon 2023 Foundation have today signed a
partnership agreement making the company the event's official "Air
Transport Partner", with a view to facilitating the participation of
pilgrims in the biggest international gathering of young people with Pope
February 16, 2023
WYD Lisbon 2023 presents the new site, in partnership with MEO - PDF
MEO and the World Youth Day (WYD) Lisbon 2023 Foundation today present the new WYD Lisbon 2023 website, with a new image and with the content now available in the five official languages of the meeting: Portuguese, English, Spanish, Italian and French.
January 12, 2023
Delegation of the Local Organising Committee of the World Youth Day present in Rome - PDF
In the week marking 200 days until World Youth Day Lisbon 2023, a delegation of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) met with the Dicastery of Laity, Family and Life, and with the Secretariat of State of the Holy See to prepare for World Youth Day that will take place in Lisbon, from 1 to 6 August.