And in Panama they said: "See you in Portugal, Lisbon 2022"

The next World Youth Day (WYD) will take place in 2022 Lisbon. The announcement was made at 2:43 p.m. (Lisbon time) in Panama, where Marcelo and Medina are.

It was 2:43 p.m. in Lisbon when we heard, not Pope Francis, but the current prefect of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, say "Portugal." "The next World Youth Day will be held in Portugal," Cardinal Kevin Farrell, Bishop Emeritus of Dallas, USA, said.

In the parish hall of Parque das Nações, it was the moment awaited by more than 200 young people who gathered there to attend the celebration of Pope Francis live in Panama. An explosion of emotions. Cheering to Portugal. Claps. Hugs and confetti.

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