VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- With his visit to World Youth Day only a few days away, Pope Francis asked young pilgrims to accompany his visit to Krakow, Poland, with prayers.
FORT WORTH — With several thousand American pilgrims attending World Youth Day celebrations July 26-31 in Krakow, Poland, the North Texas Catholic has gathered a list of web resources to help readers keep up with the coming whirlwind of World Youth Day activities.
OSWIECIM, Poland (CNS) — Walking into the Auschwitz concentration camp, Stephanie Dalton felt a chill up and down her spine. She called it the spirit of those who died at the hands of the Nazis more than 70 years ago.
We've been in Rome for the past few days now and it's been amazing! The first day we got here everyone just hung out with each other since we got to Rome at different times.
I'm currently writing this on the bus ride to Assisi where we will be spending our second day of the pilgrimage. Yesterday, we visited the major basilicas in Rome: St. Mary Major, St. John Lateran, St. Peter in Chains, and St. Paul Outside the Walls. We also visited some catacombs.