The appointment is considered one of the main events of the Catholic Church that put Francis in close contact with young people.
VThey come from all over the world with a festive air to participate this week in the World Youth Day 2023 of the Catholic Church.
Pope Francisco will arrive in Portugal on Wednesday for a marathon stay with several daily events until next Sunday.
One million faithful are expected to attend.
The week revolves around a series of cultural, spiritual and festive events, from concerts to debates, masses and vigils.