BREAKING NEWS - WYD Rio: Weather Forces Change of Venue for Sat, Sun Events

Last edited 25th July 2013

BREAKING NEWS - WYD Rio: Weather Forces Change of Venue for Sat, Sun Events

So the rain finally had its way. It even succeeded in changing the best-laid plans of Popes and men. The Campus Fidei at Guaratiba, originally scheduled to host both the Youth Vigil and the closing Youth Day Mass, is now officially out of bounds.

What until last week was a bucolic, grass-covered, tree-lined park worthy of welcoming any pope, currently looks more like a Florida swamp. Mud and sludge alternates with improvised lakes and marshes – the result of days and nights of incessant rainfall.

The Vigil and Final Mass will now take place at Copocabana Beach. Read more here...


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