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Nearly 10,000 US youth to take part in World Youth Day

Catholic World News - July 19, 2013

Over 9,500 young people from the United States will take part in World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, according to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

The youth are members of 650 diocesan and parish groups.

Three dozen US bishops are joining the pilgrims. In Rio, US youth will take part in catechetical sessions led by nine bishops, including Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, Cardinal Seán O'Malley of Boston, Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver, and Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia.

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