Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Relics on display at World Youth Day in Rio

Blessed John Paul II hailed as 'inventor' of event
The World Youth Day cross arrived in Rio July 6.
(Photo credit: Vatican Insider.)
Relics of Blessed John Paul II, the pontiff who set up World Youth Day, have arrived in Brazil.

According to L'Osservatore Romano, the official Vatican newspaper, Cardinal Stanisław Ryłko, President of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, presented the relics July 7.
Following Madrid, the “inventor” of World Youth Day will also be present in a certain way in Rio de Janeiro.
"For my part I am very happy to preside over this Eucharist for the consignment of the relics of Blessed John Paul II, who will soon be proclaimed a Saint,” Cardinal Ryłko said.
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