2,000 Irish taking part in World Youth Day pilgrimage15/08/2005 - 08:25:56
Two thousand Catholics from Ireland are among an estimated one million young people taking part in the World Youth Day pilgrimage in Germany today.
The group left yesterday led by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Cardinal Desmond Connell and Bishop Raymond Field.
Pope Benedict XVI is due to attend the Cologne event in his first trip abroad since becoming Pope.
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