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sábado, 20 de agosto de 2011

Pope urges youth to find their true vocation


Pope Benedict XVI leads a vigil prayer at the Cuatro Vientos airport during the Catholic Church's World Youth Day celebrations, in Madrid, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011. 

Pope Benedict listened to young people at World Youth Day expressing their concerns about the future and urged them all to find their true vocation in society. But a sudden storm and high winds prevented the Pope from delivering his homily to the some two million young people gathered in Madrid's 'Cuatro Vientos' airbase for a mega prayer vigil on Saturday evening. Our correspondant Emer McCarthy reports:

“Esta es la joventud del papa! This is the Pope’s youth!”, the chant erupted spontaneously from the multitudes as the winds and rain beat down upon them in the aptly named Cuatro Vientos airport, the airport of the Four Winds. After days of incessant and stifling heat, not even the tempest that interrupted the Holy Father mid-homily could quench the enthusiasm of Benedict XVI’s  ...»