Thousands of young people are expected to gather tonight for a prayer Vigil just outside Rome to celebrate the first anniversary of Blessed Pope John Paul II’s beatification.
Due to take place at the Tor Vergata esplanade, the venue for Rome’s World Youth Day in 2000, the Vigil will begin at 8pm with a torchlight procession. A large crowd of young people from Rome, together with 400 other youths from across Europe, will be taking part, according to the Vicariate of Rome which is organising the event. They are in the Eternal City for a meeting of European universities.
After reciting the Regina Caeli prayer yesterday, Pope Benedict XVI sent a greeting to the participants in which he...READ MORE