The Conference of Bishops of France retained the firm for Medalart creation of the official medal of Pope John Paul II as part of its beatification celebrated on 1 May 2011.


Obverse side of the coin:
JMJ Madrid 2011 logo “Rooted and grounded in Christ, firm in the Faith.

What is WYD ?
The World Youth Day (WYD), organized by the Church Catholic since 1986 and open to all, meet every two or three years the youth of the world in a large metropolis, presence of the Pope.
WYD is the largest youth gathering in the world and will held in Madrid in August.

This meeting is essential, is at the heart of World Youth Day for three days, young people are called to live and time to participate in Catechesis Youth Festival, a cultural expression, and current dynamic of faith. In addition, youth are invited to meet the host nation during Days in the Diocese in the week before WYD.

Opposite side of the coin:
Portrait of Jean-Paul II – Blessed Jean-Paul II

Holiness Jean-Paul II had appeared at his death, as evident the crowds gathered to honor him. Her beatification was celebrated on Sunday 1st May 2011 by Pope Benedict XVI: “Blessed Jean-Paul II “.
The reign of John Paul II has extended over twenty-six years, was one of longest in the history of the Church. He was called “the athlete of God “.

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