Catholic Youth Parramatta

Launch of the official WYD Rio2013 logo postponed


Taken from the Official WYD Rio2013 website. 

The WYD Rio2013 institute has postponed the launch of the official logo, which was expected to take place on February 1, in respect to the victims' families of the tragedy that happened in Downtown, Rio de Janeiro, on Wednesday, on January 25.

In press release note, the President of the Institute and Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro, Dom Orani João Tempesta expressed his regret for the victims and families, who are suffering and so as the archdiocese, and urged all to pray.

The Archbishop ask for all the clergy responsible for parishes and Archdiocese chapels, to intend church masses and services, to the deceased and their families, as a sign that the catholic church is united for those who were affected by this tragedy.

Trustful in God's mercy, Dom Orani invites all parents, friends and authorities to attend the mass for the deceased, expected to take place on February 2, Thursday at 10 am, at San Sebastian´s Cathedral on Avenue República do Chile.

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