World Youth Day 2008

Location: Sydney, Australia.

Theme: You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses” (Acts 1:8)

Australia’s Catholic population in 2008 was only 26%. Pope Benedict XVI said “Through the Spirt’s action, may the young people gathered here for the World Youth Day have the courage to become saints. This is what the world needs more than anything else.”

Return to the World Youth Day page.