Vatican releases Pope’s schedule for World Youth Day

Vatican releases Pope’s schedule for World Youth Day

Krakow_Poland_Credit_Juan_Salmoral_via_Flickr_CC_BY_NC_ND_20_CNA_10_28_15Vatican on Saturday released the schedule of Pope Francis’ visit to Poland on World Youth Day. He would be in the central European nation on July 27.

Arriving at Krakow, he would meet with the President Andrzej Duda and the nation’s bishops. Later he would meet with Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz and greet the crowd through the window used often by St. John Paul II.

The Holy Father would be staying in Poland till 31st of July. On 28th the Pope would visit Czestochowa, the home of the monastery of Jasna Gora, which holds the icon of a Black Madonna, the patroness of Poland.

Auschwitz would be the place the Pope visits on 29th. On 30th he would visit the Divine Mercy Shrine in Krakow, where St. Faustina Kowalska is buried. On 31st the Pope would offer Mass for World Youth Day and would meet with the organizers, volunteers, and benefactors of the event.