Church & Society

Year of Youth launched in Pakistan November 20, 2019

Pakistan Catholic Bishops’ Conference inaugurated the Year of Youth 2020 at a Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Lahore.

More than 1,000 youngsters from Pakistan’s seven dioceses gathered for the colorful ceremony on Nov. 16.

Bishops stressed the importance of education and a revival of the role of youth in church leadership.

Archbishop Christophe Zakhia El-Kassis, apostolic nuncio to Pakistan, read out a special message from Pope Francis.

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