Why stressed out young Christians are flocking to Taizé

This August thousands of young people (18-35's) will be taking part in the Birmingham Ecumenical Pilgrimage to Taizé in France.

The Taizé community is an ecumenical monastic order with a strong devotion to peace and justice through prayer and meditation. The 100-strong community of Roman Catholic and Protestant monks is drawn from 30 countries across the world.

It is one of the world's most important sites of Christian pilgrimage. Prayer and silence are at the heart of the Taizé experience. Young people from every corner of the globe are encouraged to live out the Christian gospel in a spirit of joy, simplicity and reconciliation.

Ecumenism (a movement promoting Christian unity among Churches) is the key to Taizé's appeal, making it a magnet for people of many different cultures and traditions.

Premier's Midlands correspondent, Daina Anderson met with leaders of the Pilgrimage, Matthew & Stephanie Neville to find out more about why so many young people are drawn to this small village every year.

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