Tag: Pilgrims

Opinion, by Alfonso Stefanini RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Putting the pilgrims and God aside, the organizational component of the World Youth Day (WYD) became a total fiasco after the original place of the vigil was changed last minute to...
By Matthew Elliott, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the five official days of 2013 World Youth Day (WYD) arrived in Rio this week, behind the festivities and media coverage, outreach programs are focused on favela community residents...
By Jack Whibley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - World Youth Day (WYD), which officially began on July 23rd, is expected to boost the Brazilian economy to the tune of over a billion reals according to the country’s Tourism...

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