Due to problems involving costs with the removal of warplanes and engineering improvements in place, the Santa Cruz Air Base will no longer be hosting the final Mass for World Youth Day 2013 in Rio de Janeiro. The news comes as a Vatican delegation arrives in Rio de Janeiro this week, to visit the WYD major sites. The new location will remain in the West Zone in the city. The Executive Secretary of JMJ Rio2013, Monsignor Joel Portella, ensures that alternative sites are being examined: "With joy and hope we continue the construction of WYD".
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