GALLERY: World Youth Day 2023

World Youth Day 2023 ended yesterday (Sunday) in Lisbon with Mass celebrated by Pope Francis -  attended by a staggering 1.5 million people.

Archbishop Cushley attended the five-day event along with fellow bishops, clergy and young people from across Scotland.

John Patrick Mallon, who covered the event with Sancta Familia Media, said: "1.5 Million young people - the largest gathered crowd in Portuguese history - joined Pope Francis for the final Mass of World Youth Day Lisbon 2023. The legacy of this great event will live on with all who were there."

It was announced that Seoul, South Korea, will be the next venue for the next event in 2027.


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Archbishop Cushley with pilgrims from St Albert's Chaplaincy, Edinburgh, in Lisbon (Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh).