Pope registers for World Youth Day 2019

Source: Vatican News Service

Pope Francis registered to be a pilgrim for World Youth Day 2019, on Sunday, the day that registration opened. After praying the Angelus with the crowd of more than 30,000 pilgrims - the Holy Father was joined in the window overlooking St Peter's Square two young people, who brought computer tablet so he could register on the spot.

"We must prepare ourselves! I invite all young people worldwide to live this event of grace and fraternity with faith and enthusiasm, either by going to Panama or by taking part in their own communities," the Pope said.

World Youth Day will be held in Panama in January 2019.

Read more about World Youth Day 2019 - and register - here: http://worldyouthday.com/panama-2019

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