The pope also transitioned into a beautiful send-off: “We can say that World Youth Day begins today and continues tomorrow, in your homes, since that is where Jesus wants to meet you from now on.”
Pope encouraged, challenged us at WYD
World Youth Day ‘not over’ yet, says local priest
“How do we share this encounter, an encounter with Christ?” Father Mastey said. “We all have to start doing it.”
World Youth Day 2016: Source of Hope
When I arrived in Kraków for the 2016 World Youth Day, I was pretty exhausted, having left Los Angeles some fifteen hours earlier and having had to change planes in Munich. But I was enthused as I approached my first appointment right in the heart of the Old City.
Secularized culture leads to ‘orphaned’ Christians, pope tells bishops
Pope Francis warned Poland’s Catholic bishops that an increasingly secularized and de-Christianized culture leaves people orphaned, being vaguely spiritual without Christ or his church.
Health alert for Italian WYD pilgrims after young woman dies
After an Italian pilgrim to World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland, died of meningitis, the Italian bishops’ conference advised all pilgrims who visited or attended events at its Casa Italia center in Krakow to see a doctor, especially if they have a high fever, severe headache and rash.
Krakow in Capital festival brings World Youth Day to Washington
WASHINGTON (CNS) — About 1,300 young adults gathered in the nation’s capital for prayer, catechesis, fellowship, and a taste of Polish culture, an event designed for […]
World Youth Day volunteers quiz pope, get advice during special luncheon
KRAKOW, Poland (CNS) — Pope Francis has a “stomach of iron” and considers the German Richard Wagner his favorite composer, said young Catholics who lunched privately […]
No room for benchwarmers, make history, pope tells youths at vigil
KRAKOW, Poland (CNS) — Pope Francis told young people they are not called to be couch potatoes, living boring lives, but should leave their mark in […]