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Pope Francis says WYD poster is ‘futurist’

VATICAN CITY – The Archdiocese of Panama reported via tweet that Archbishop Ulloa gave a poster for the upcoming World Youth Day to Pope Francis’ in Wednesday’s general audience, 18 Apr 2018.

The Pope made the comment that it is “futurist,” and that “he likes it a lot.”

Archbishop Ulloa also gave Pope Francis a pair of tennis shoes decorated by young people living in the cities surrounding Samaria, in Panama’s San Miguelito district. Pope Francis received them, saying, “These are the shoes I will need when I go to Panama.”

The poster was officially presented on Sunday, 15 April, during the 47th Eucharistic Congress in Panama whose theme was, “Do not fear Mary, because you have found favour with God.” Numerous bishops, priests, and hundreds of young people from Panama and elsewhere in Latin America attended the celebration.

A young designer named Ambar Calbo created the poster, as well as the official logo for WYD 2019. – Vatican News

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