- Aug 4, 2021
While a city’s vices may be somewhat masked during papal travel, they still manage to make an appearance.
An American pilgrim from California who had lunch with Pope Francis on Saturday said he is committed to ridding the Church of the “crime” of sex abuse.
Chicago Cardinal Blase J. Cupich spoke to a group of young people at World Youth Day Panama.
Gen Verde–which will perform at the Saturday vigil during World Youth Day Panama–uses music to express harmony on multiple levels.
While hundreds of vendors sold water to the thirsty, the Muslim community at the oldest mosque in Panama City gave it away for free near a banner that said, “Welcome Pilgrim Friends.”
The Good Samaritan home, a Roman Catholic-run shelter that has housed dozens of HIV and AIDS patients since it opened its doors outside Panama City in 2005, is readying for a high-profile visit Sunday by Pope Francis.
Despite its mammoth size, a World Youth Day isn’t that expensive and generally makes far more for its host than it costs.
They met at World Youth Day in Brazil, spent their first year of marriage working for World Youth Day in Krakow, and are back again in Panama.