Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Bishop Burns World Youth Day Catechesis in Madrid


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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Juneau Bishop Edward Burns is one of eight U.S. bishops chosen by the Vatican to host English-speaking catechesis sessions for . . . World Youth Day in Madrid.

The Pontifical Council for the Laity chose the group of American catechists, which includes Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York – president of the U.S. bishops’ conference – and Archbishop Charles Chaput, newly appointed as archbishop of Philadelphia.

Other bishops speaking at the event [were]: Cardinal Francis George, Archbishop of Chicago; Cardinal Seán O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston; Bishop Samuel Aquila of Fargo, North Dakota; Bishop William Murphy of Rockville Centre, New York, and Frank Caggiano, auxiliary bishop of Brooklyn.

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