Set in idyllic surroundings, this Cambridge school combines Montessori pedagogy with the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, attracting families from as far away as the United States.
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On Aug. 4 at the nunciature in Lisbon, Pope Francis met with Maria da Conceição Brito Mendonça, a 106-year-old woman who was born on the day of the apparitions of Fátima, May 13, 1917.
The theme of WYD Lisbon 2023 is “Mary rose and left in haste.” Pereira said she has been “praying a lot about it.”
Between Popular Fervor and Demographic Decline: The Strengths and Challenges of Portugal’s Catholic Church on the Eve of World Youth Day
While Catholicism in Portugal remains in the substantial majority thanks to strong intrafamily transmission, it also faces the risk of a collapse in religious vocations and a loss of missionary dynamism — which WYD could help to remedy.
The U.S. delegation is one of the five largest participating in World Youth Day, and registration numbers are still rising, according to a statement from the U.S. bishops.
In the interview, the bishop said that in his opinion the intention of World Youth Day is to have young people journey together, respecting their diversity.
The Lisbon trip will mark the 86-year-old pope’s fourth World Youth Day after taking part in the international Catholic gatherings in Panama, Poland, and Brazil.
The Governorate of the Vatican City State withdrew it after the design drew negative comments.