However, to get the best flavour of WYD2016 you need to see the photos - so check out the official WYD2016 facebook and also #wyd2016 on twitter.
Rather than link to every article, check out the Vatican Radio coverage at their tag here and
Crux coverage at their tag here
- Confessions of a World Youth Day convert
- “WYD bureaucracy is Kafka meets Enid Blyton – but I ended up being thankful for it
- Is WYD all about shouting and cheering? That depends on who you are with
- CNA - Syrian brothers reunite at WYD, and ask the world to pray
- CNA - He designed the World Youth Day banners. But he didn’t live to see the Pope.
- In Krakow, The Shadow of Memory... and "The Lord of Risk"
|This is the way a priest should welcome someone to confession.|
This is the way the church should welcome everyone. - Fr James Martin SJ
(CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
- Pope Francis at WYD Way of the Cross: Jesus Suffers With Those Who Suffer
- Anger at BBC’s report of Pope’s visit to Auschwitz
- Pope In Poland: Address at Conclusion of the Way of the Cross
Saturday - The Great Vigil at Campus Misericordia
- Pope Francis holds vigil near Kraków amid tension over refugees
- Pope says fallen world prefers ‘couch potatoes’ to youth who are awake
- Francis delivers homage to John Paul II with morning of mercy
- CNA - Pope makes unexpected stop at Franciscan monastery
- At Franciscan Monastery, Pope Prays for Peace and End to Violence
Sunday - the Closing Mass and Announcement of location of WYD2019
- Do not be afraid to trust in mercy, pope tells millions at closing WYD Mass
- Pope Francis: WYD Krakow 2016 final Mass homily (full text)
- NCR - Francis asks world's youth to be vanguard of a 'new humanity'
- CNA - Panama to host next WYD in 2019, Pope announces
Bishop Brendan Leahy of Limerick gave three talks at WYD, you can read his talks No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3.