By Gerald Gekara
On Thursday, The catholic faithful gathered at Panama City’s Coastal Belt to commemorate the Official Welcome and Opening Ceremony of World Youth Day 2019. Addressing the crowds gathered in a specially organized open area along , Pope Francis encouraged them to nurture the culture of encounter that has made the event possible.
A Kenyan delegatiion led by Bishop Muheria attended the occation.
Bishop Muheria echoed the words of the pope to the lkenyan youth on the importance of unity and building bridges.
“We must graft this experience to our youth in Kenya! Prayer and Fun…No fear to show our Catholic faith!! Do not be afraid! These young people have great desires. Lets accompany them and love them”Bishop Muheria,
World Youth Day 2019 is an international Catholic event focused on religious faith and youth. The event brings together thousands of young people of the Catholic faith, get involved in communion and other religious practises. The event is presided over by the Pope, who is the overall leader of the Catholic Faith .