WYD Pilgrims pack Cinta Costera for inauguration

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After an afternoon of musical entertainment on Tuesday,  January following the inauguration of  World Youth Day (WYD), scores of thousands of pilgrims from 196 countries, attended a mass celebrated by Panama Archbishop José Domingo Ulloa on the Cinta Costera,  renamed  “Campo Santa Maria  La Antigua for the WYD event.

Afterward, thousands strolled city streets carrying their national flags and visiting refreshment booths and information centers had sprung up like spring flowers during the day. Many restaurants in the city participated in a program in which they accepted WYD food. vouchers