Wisdom, mutual help, collaboration needed in planning of WYD 2023

May 18, 2022 | Vatican News

Archbishop Edgar Peña Parra stresses the importance of joint efforts, effective planning, and a spirit of sacrifice as plans continue to be put in place ahead of World Youth Day 2023.

By Vatican News staff writer

On Thursday, Archbishop Edgar Peña Parra, the Substitute of the Secretariat of State, inaugurated the operations headquarters of the World Youth Day, scheduled to hold from 1-6 August 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Addressing the dignitaries gathered at the event and the members of the Local Organizing Committee, the archbishop expressed his joy at being at the place where the event will be “thought about, planned, organized… and prayed over.”

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