► The summary of the episode:
In January 1995, the WYD in Manila brought together nearly 5 million people, an attendance record never equaled. The participants in this edition are mostly Filipinos: few Westerners were able to make the trip to this Asian country at this time of year.
Find all the episodes of the sixth season of our podcast “Place des religions”
In this episode, journalist Dominique Chivot, who covered the event for La Croix, takes us back to the excitement of Manila at the time of WYD. This gathering gave rise to a large popular celebration, which brought together, beyond the young Catholics, a large part of the inhabitants of the city.
► Listen again to previous seasons:
→ Place des religions, season 1: So be they
→ Place des religions, season 2: Words of politics
→ Place des religions, season 3: The choice of risk
→ Place of religions, season 4: Around the table
→ Place des religions, season 5: Ecology, where are the religions?
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Credits – Writing, direction and production: Clémence Maret, Flavien Edenne, Célestine Albert-Steward. Mixing and musical composition: Théo Boulenger. Illustration: Isaline Moulin. Documentary research: Stéphane Vannier. Marketing manager: Laurence Szabason. Editorial direction: Jérôme Chapuis.
Thanks – Dominique Chivot, Dominique Lemay, Arlyne Fernandez, Sister Sophie of Jesus, Shiela Regalado, Florent Nouschi, Bernard Holzer, Céline Hoyeau.