Sydney 2008
And now, as the living presence of the Risen Christ in our midst nourishes our faith and hope, I am pleased to announce that the next World Youth Day will take place in Sydney, Australia, in 2008. We entrust to the maternal guidance of Mary Most Holy, the future course of the young people of the whole world.  (Benedict XVI)
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21st World Youth Day (2006)
"Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path" (Ps 119:105)
(Diocesan celebration)

22nd World Youth Day (2007)
"Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another" (Jn 13:34)
(Diocesan celebration)

23rd World Youth Day (2008)
"You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses" (Acts 1:8)
(International celebration - Sydney, 15-20 July 2008)