The 31st World Youth Day in Krakow has been one of the “most important” events in Poland’s history, and for its future, the spokesman for the Polish bishops’ conference has said.
In an interview with Register shortly before yesterday evening’s Prayer Vigil, Father Paweł Rytel-Andrianik said the fact that it coincided with the 1050th of Poland’s baptism and the Jubilee of Mercy made it a very special occasion.
He also spoke about how the bishops have viewed the event, and responded to some criticisms that World Youth Days can lack sufficient reverence.
The Pope will close World Youth Day later today at the end of his five day visit to Poland. The event has attracted hundreds of thousands...READ MORE