Imagine singing, dancing, praying and learning more about your faith with hundreds of thousands of your closest Catholic friends, including the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI. World Youth Day 2011 (WYD) in Madrid, Spain, August 16-21, will give participants a once-in-a-lifetime catechetical experience. A week like no other, WYD brings together young people from around the world to praise God for his goodness.

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Learn about the History of World Youth Day


Find out more about the 2011 World Youth Day:

- About Madrid

- The Cathedral of Madrid

- Special Saints

- WYD Links


Watch Some World Youth Day Films