World Youth Day 1991

Location: Czestochowa, Poland.

Theme: ” You received the spirit.” (John 20:21)

Pope John Paul II was able to go back to his homeland of Poland for this World Youth Day celebration. It is important to realize that World Youth Day 1991 was the first youth day celebrated in a former communist country. Pope John Paul II said to the youth, “at last the Church in Europe can freely breathe both lungs.”

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