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A look back at World Youth Day 25 years ago!

(-ONLY VIDEO-) Twenty five years have passed since Pope John Paul II celebrated World Youth Day in the Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela. On August 18th and 19th, 1989 the Pope led the celebration along with more than 500,000 youths. ; It was the first time Spain hosted WYD. The theme was "I am the Way, the Truth and Life.' ; SPEECHES OF POPE JOHN PAUL II MESSAGE FOR WYD SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA 1989 ADDRESS DURING THE RITE OF THE PILGRIM TO SICK AND DISABLED GATHERED IN THE CHURCH OF THE MAJOR SEMINARY VIGIL WITH YOUTH AT MONTE DE GOZO MAE/PM RR FA -PR Up: PM