These are the themes chosen by Pope Francis for the three-year World Youth Day itinerary that will culminate with the international event scheduled for 2022 in Lisbon:
35th World Youth Day, 2020
2020: “Young man, I say to you, arise!” (Lk7:14).
36th World Youth Day, 2021
2021: Stand up. I appoint you as a witness of what you have seen. (cf. Acts 26:16)
37th World Youth Day, 2022 (Lisbon)
2022: “Mary arose and went with haste” (Lk1:39)