Pope Francis has arrived in Poland at the start of a five-day apostolic journey.
It’s his 15th pastoral visit abroad and features many highlights including participation in the 31st World Youth Day taking place in Krakow, where he will lead a ‘Via Crucis’,celebrate the closing Mass and meet with some of the tens of thousands of young people from across the globe in various occasions.
During his visit the Pope will also visit the former Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau, he will celebrate Holy Mass at the nation’s holiest shrine at Jasna Gora and he will pray at the Shrine of Divine Mercy.
After landing in Krakow this afternoon Pope Francis addressed the country’s political leaders and urged them to welcome migrants fleeing from wars and hunger.
Source: Vatican Radio