Pope Francis addressed young people attending a Way of the Cross event in Krakow and urged them to be in the forefront of serving others and to take a concrete response to the needs and sufferings of humanity.
Pope Francis blesses a sick child during his visit on Friday to the Prokocim children's hospital in Krakow, Poland
Pope Francis on Friday visited Krakow's Prokocim Pediatric hospital, where some of the most severely ill children from all over the country are treated and cared for.
Pope Francis prays in the cell where St Maximilian Kolbe was martyred. The prayer was part of the Pope's visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum and memorial, on the site of the infamous Nazi concentration and extermination camp.