IV European Meeting on Youth Ministry

Rome, Italy, 11-13 December 2014

The IV European Meeting on Youth Ministry is organized by the Pontifical Council for Laity (PCL) in cooperation with CCEE. Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko, President of the PCL, and Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, Vice President of CCEE will open the meeting on Thursday, December 11. CCEE will be also represented by his Deputy Secretary General, Don Michel Remery.

Almost one hundred thirty delegates of the Bishops' Conferences in Europe, including bishops, pastoral leaders, young people as well as representatives of associations and ecclesial movements working in youth ministry will gather in Rome around the theme A young Church witnessing to the joy of the Gospel.

The three days of work, each of which will revolve around a central theme: Thursday 11, Young people and the Church in Europe; Friday 12, Evangelii Gaudium: Let us allow ourselves to be challenged by the joy of the Gospel; and Saturday 13, Missionary disciples in today's world, will be marked by addresses, workshops, panel discussions and testimonies.


Documents

The full program of the meeting in PDF (EN - FR - IT - SP)
Synthesis of the Greetings of Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, Vice President of CCEE (IT)
Message of His Holiness Pope Francis (IT)


Daily News issued by PCL

10.12.2014 - Announcement of the Pontifical Council for Laity (IT)
11.12.2014 - News release: synthesis of the first day of works (IT)
12.12.2014 - News release: synthesis of the second day of works (IT)
13.12.2014 - News release: synthesis of the third day of works (IT)