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The Twenty-Three World Youth Days:

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Year Dates Location Theme
1 1986 March 23 Rome Always be prepared to make a defence to anyone who calls you to account for the hope that is in you (1Pt 3:15)
2 1987 April 11–12 Buenos Aires, Argentina We ourselves have known and put our faith in God’s love towards ourselves (1 Jn 4:16)
3 1988 March 27 Rome & the dioceses Do whatever he tells you (Jn 2:5)
4 1989 August 15–20 Santiago de Compostela, Spain I am the Way, the Truth and the Life (Jn 14:6)
5 1990 April 8 Rome & the dioceses I am the vine, you are the branches (Jn 15:5)
6 1991 August 10–15 Częstochowa, Poland You have received a spirit of sonship (Rom 8:15)
7 1992 April 12 Rome & the dioceses Go into all the world and preach the Gospel (Mk 16:15)
8 1993 August 10–15 Denver, Colorado
 
I came that they might have life, and have it to the full (Jn 10:10)
9 1994 March 27 Rome & the dioceses As the Father sent me, so am I sending you (Jn 20: 21)
10 1995 January 10–15 Manila, Philippines As the Father sent me, so am I sending you (Jn 20:21)
11 1996 March 31 Rome & the dioceses Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life (Jn 6:68).
12 1997 August 19–24 Paris, France Teacher, where are you staying? Come and see (cf. Jn 1:38-39)
13 1998 April 5 Rome & the dioceses he Holy Spirit will teach you all things (cf Jn 14:26 )
14 1999 March 28 Rome & the dioceses The Father loves you (cf. Jn 16:27)
15 2000 August 15–20 Rome, Italy The Word became flesh and dwelt among us (Jn 1:14)
16 2001 April 8 Rome & the dioceses If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me (Lk 9:23)
17 2002 July 23–28 Toronto, Canada You are the salt of the earth ... you are the light of the world (Matthew 5:13-14)
18 2003 April 13 Rome & the dioceses Behold, your mother! (Jn 19,27)
19 2004 April 4 Rome & the dioceses We wish to see Jesus (Jn 12:21)
20 2005 August 16–21 Cologne, Germany We have come to worship Him (Mt 2:2)
21 2006 April 9 Rome & the dioceses Your word is a lamp to my feet and light to my path (Psalm 119:105)
22 2007 April 1 Rome & the dioceses Just as I have loved you; you also should love one another (Jn 13:34)
23 2008 July 15–20 Sydney, Australia You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you; and you will be my witnesses. (Acts 1:8)