WYD Rio has been officially opened with Mass celebrated by Rio’s Archbishop Orani Joao Tempesta, and an address by Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko, President of the Pontifical Council for the Laity.
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Pope Francis’ address upon his arrival to Rio for World Youth Day.
Emma is with WYD pilgrim group ‘SYD04’, who have just spent the week in Brazil’s Forteleza working with the Shalom Community. She caught up with 17-year-old Brazilian local Neto for his thoughts on faith, community and hosting the Aussie pilgrims.
Fr Emmanuel Seo speaks on the topic of confession: What is sin? How are we reconciled to God? What are the fears we feel about confession? What makes a good confession?
Dr Robert Tilley takes us through Sacred Scripture to demonstrate the profound pro-life message running through the Bible, revealed beautifully through reflection on the Blessed Virgin Mary.
In this second part of his talk on the life and legacy of Benedict XVI, Fr Epeli Qima Qima reflects on our modern world and the future of the Church, drawing from the Holy Father’s own words at his last general audience.
There is no doubt that the historic abdication of Pope Benedict XVI has raised questions and fears for Christians and non-Christians alike. Taking a step back from all the speculation about motives and prophecies, Fr Epeli Qimaqima reflects on the gift of Benedict XVI: how even through his decision to renounce his papacy, he continues to lead us faithfully to Christ.