CANADIAN DELEGATION TO WORLD YOUTH DAY TO NUMBER 4,000
ROME, AUGUST 11 (ZENIT.org).- Many Canadian youth have been on pilgrimage through Italy, the
Holy Land, and Europe in preparation for World Youth Day. The 4,000 young pilgrims are now
beginning to arrive in Rome.
The Canadian youth represent 30 dioceses and will be accompanied by 15 bishops. According to the
Canadian Council of Catholic Bishops, 3 of the Canadian group have been selected to stay with the
Holy Father in Castel Gandolfo, along with 12 other youth from other countries.