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World Youth Day 2016 Kracow

Pope Francis at the final Mass of World Youth Day 2016.

Pope Francis at the final Mass of World Youth Day 2016.

Pope Francis thanks Church in Poland for World Youth Day

23/08/2016 15:32

The Bishops Conference of Poland has released the text of a letter sent by Pope Francis to thank the country for the reception he received last month during World Youth Day.

 

Pope Francis arrives to meet with WYDs volunteers on July 31, 2016 at Tauron arena in Krakow.

Pope Francis arrives to meet with WYDs volunteers on July 31, 2016 at Tauron arena in Krakow.

WYD Krakow: A place of encounter for the universal Church

03/08/2016 15:08

World Youth Day may now be over, but the hundreds of thousands of pilgrims who attended will take back with them memories that will last for the rest of their lives.

Susanna Rufi, a 19-year-old girl from Rome who died of meningitis on her way home from World Youth Day.

Susanna Rufi, a 19-year-old girl from Rome who died of meningitis on her way home from World Youth Day.

Pope Francis remembers Italian girl who died after WYD

03/08/2016 12:31

Pope Francis took a moment during his General Audience on Wednesday to remember Susanna Rufi, a 19-year-old girl from Rome who died of meningitis on her way home from World Youth Day.

 

Anna Maria Jacobini. The Italian journalist died in her sleep in Krakow while covering World Youth Day (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Anna Maria Jacobini. The Italian journalist died in her sleep in Krakow while covering World Youth Day (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Pope Francis remembers journalist who died at WYD

03/08/2016 11:17

Pope Francis on Wednesday remembered Italian journalist Anna Maria Jacobini, who was covering World Youth Day for RAI, the Italian state broadcaster.

 

Pope Francis

Pope Francis arrives to lead the weekly audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican August 3, 2016.

Pope Francis: General Audience summary

03/08/2016 09:49

Pope Francis’ recent visit to Poland for the 31st World Youth Day was the subject of his Wednesday General Audience, his first after the summer break.

 

Pope Francis speaks to journalists on board the flight from Krakow, Poland, to Rome, at the end of his 5-day trip to Poland, Sunday, July 31, 2016

Pope Francis speaks to journalists on board the flight from Krakow, Poland, to Rome, at the end of his 5-day trip to southern Poland, Sunday, July 31, 2016

Pope Francis: terrorism rooted in idolatry of money

01/08/2016 09:04

Pope Francis returned to decry terrorism as an inhuman evil on Sunday evening, as he once again insisted that the real root cause of terrorism is the idolatry of wealth

Pope Francis thanks WYD volunteers for their hard work

Pope Francis thanks WYD volunteers for their hard work

Pope Francis: ‘I don’t know whether I will be in Panama’

31/07/2016 20:48

Pope Francis has told young people that he doesn’t know whether he will still be around for the next World Youth Day, “but Peter certainly will”. He was speaking to World Youth Day volunteers before departing from Poland, and thanking them for their hard work.

 

Pope Francis waves at people gathered for his departure from Krakow

Pope Francis waves at people gathered for his departure from Krakow

Vatican Weekend for July 31, 2016

31/07/2016 19:31

Vatican Weekend for July 31, 2016  features our weekly reflection on the Sunday Gospel presented by Jill Bevilacqua in the series 'There's More in the Sunday Gospel than Meets the Eye', but we also look back on Pope Francis’ just concluded apostolic visit to Poland.