World Youth Day is well underway in Madrid. On Wednesday participants, took part in
catechesis sessions at various venues around the city. One of the co-sponsors of the
catechesis session for English speaking pilgrims is the Knights of Columbus. Its’
Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson made an intervention at Wednesday’s session and afterwards
spoke to Emer McCarthy.
He explained to her that the session involves the themes,
love and life, saying “around these two great themes are the discussions and the
breakout sessions actually give the pilgrims the opportunity to interact with the
The Supreme Knight added that “the new evangelisation depends upon
the authentic witness of all Christians, not just the clergy”.
XVI is due to arrive in the Spanish capital Thursday, and will preside at the solemn
Mass which concludes World Youth Day on Sunday. Listen to Emer McCarthy's full interview
with Carl A. Anderson