The official World Youth Day Lisbon 2023 Instagram page shared photos of young Portuguese acolytes who stole the heart of Pope Francis.
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After inviting some Capuchin pilgrims into his home, he left his job as a hotel businessman and gave his life to God.
"Amazingly, God is the only one who could create something great and good out of a difficult situation. That's exactly what he did with me."
Father Guilherme Peixoto said he prepared the music at World Youth Day 2023 to "be a hymn of glory to God."
"I've felt that I'm in a spiritual battle. So when they invited me to come, I felt that God was calling me and I had to say yes."
"I knew that a life with Jesus was the best life there is."