By BBN Staff: World Youth Day is an International Catholic event focused on religious faith and youth.
The event is being celebrated on January 22-27, 2019.
Pope Francis made the announcement of this event in 2016 at the end of the closing Mass of World Youth Day in Brzegi nearby Krakow, Poland.
About 150 young people from Belize are already in Panama gearing up for the big events.
A group of young people representing Sacred Heart Parish in Cayo shared photos with us this morning.
The youths were hosted by the Parish in Volcan in the Province of Chiriqui, Panama.
Belizean youths will be interacting with different youths from all over the world throughout the events of Cathechetical sessions, walking pilgrimage and a vigil.
Pope Francis will also address the youths in Panama City during the event.
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