World Youth Day 1987

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Theme: “We have recognized for ourselves, and put our faith in, the love God has for us” (1 Jn 4:16)

This was the first Worth Youth Day held outside of Italy and Europe. Pope John Paul II expressed how there is a symbolic reasons why World Youth Day is so important. The Pope said, “In those words resonates poignant testimony of what we refer as to Christian youth of spirit, which is a constant preserving fidelity to God’s love. Union with God allows us every day to grow in this youth.”

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