August 18, 2000
volume 11, no. 143

NEWS for Friday, August 18, 2000

from a Catholic Viewpoint

News Ticker from Catholic World News

Selected Youth relive their Dinner with the Pope

       In an exclusive interview with ZENIT, three Canadian youths, who were blessed to be selected to dine with Pope John Paul II at his summer palace in Castel Gondolfo, relate their experience and the lasting impressions imprinted on their hearts after having a meal with the most respected man in the world as the Holy Father showed he isn't getting oloder, just stronger in his zeal for the youth. more

    Optimism and confidence in today's youth brimming over this week in Rome
       The director of the Fides news agency, Father Bernardo Cervellera gives his take on the tremendous impact Youth Days is having on Rome and Rome on the youth. He expresses great confidence in the youth of tomorrow as they convene by the hundreds of thousands taking every inch of space in the eternal city as they set their sights on the task ahead for the 21st century in evangelizing the teachings of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. more

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