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Theme song for World Youth Day 2016

Blest are the Merciful


Original music & lyrics by Jakub Blycharz
English translation by Henry Michael Kurylewski
Music adaptation into English by Rev. Lukasz Misko, OP
& Christopher Mueller, OK
Keyboard arrangement by Ed Bolduc

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2015. Developed in collaboration with the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC), the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales (CBCEW),
and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) for the 2016 World Youth Day Local Organizing Committee.

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