Each year, the Community invite young people from different parts of the world to come and make an extended stay in Taizé
During their stay, they form part of the Intercontinental
Forum which happens on Saturday afternoons.
The visitors in 1999 came from Kenya, various parts of India, the Philippines and Indonesia. Although there were some problems specific to each country, the problem of drugs and child prostitution seemed to be common to all.
However, there was hope and confidence as they spoke of successes and dreams for the future. In their vision and belief in the future words from "Gaudium et Spes" - the Second Vatican Document addressed to all peoples of goodwill - came to life:
"The future lies in the hands of those