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‘Preach the Real Christ,’ Bishop Barron Tells Thousands of U.S. Youth at WYD

Nuria ChicconBishop Robert Barron speaks to tens of thousands of young people at a World Youth Day gathering in Lisbon, Portugal, Aug. 2, 2023. The event, hosted by the U.S. bishops’ conference, culminated in a eucharistic procession and Holy Hour.

An estimated more than 10,000 teens, young adults, and their leaders, as well as 30-some U.S. bishops, adored the Eucharist to silence, worship music, and meditations in Lisbon’s Parque da Quinta das Conchas e dos Lilases Aug. 2.