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Pope invites youth to WYD in Panama with special video message

There are only two months left for the anticipated WYD of Panama 2019.Thus, through this video message Pope Francis has invited young people from all over the world to participate. It is a significant encounter for the Church, especially for Latin America this year.

The pope invites youth to "go beyond oneself and put oneself at the service of others." He explains that it does not mean just being ready for action, but “the important thing is to discover what God wants from us and be brave enough to say 'yes.'"

He also remembers the strength young people have in society and how important it is to listen to others as the Blessed Mother did. At the end, the pope even reveals the secrets to be happy.