WYD: 3m Youth Gather in Prayer with Pope Francis


Saturday evening local time an estimated 3 million young people flocked to Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro for a night of prayer with Pope Francis.

The evening included Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, music, testimonies and an address by Pope Francis where he challenged the youth to rebuild Christ’s Church.

Listen to Pope Francis’s address here, or visit WYD Central for the written transcripts.


Used with permission from Salt + Light Television.

While you may not have made it to Rio, Salt + Light TV and XT3.com are live-streaming the main events. There are also a number of pilgrim blogs going around so you can hear about the experience. Check out Australian Catholic University (ACU) and XT3 video blogs and the Parramatta Diocese blog.

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