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Panama: Pandemonium as Pope Francis arrives for World Youth Day01:13

Panama: Pandemonium as Pope Francis arrives for World Youth Day

Panama, Panama City
January 24, 2019 at 00:48 GMT +00:00 · Published

Pope Francis received a massive welcome as he arrived in Panama City on Wednesday for World Youth Day.

Following an official greeting, he travelled to the Nunciature, the Vatican residency in Panama.

On the road, thousands lined the street to catch a glimpse.

Francis is the second Pope ever to visit Panama following John Paul II's visit to the country in 1983.

Panama is the host of the 34th World Youth Day.

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Pope Francis received a massive welcome as he arrived in Panama City on Wednesday for World Youth Day.

Following an official greeting, he travelled to the Nunciature, the Vatican residency in Panama.

On the road, thousands lined the street to catch a glimpse.

Francis is the second Pope ever to visit Panama following John Paul II's visit to the country in 1983.

Panama is the host of the 34th World Youth Day.

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