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Pope Francis waves to young Catholics during World Youth Day (AP)

The Pope says he was encouraged by Polish Catholics’ ‘strong faith’ and ‘unwavering hope’

Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican (AP)

The Pontiff told the faithful that young people today gave ‘strong signs’ of hope and brotherhood in a world plagued with ‘cruelty’

Pope Francis arrives for a meeting with Poland's bishops at the cathedral in Krakow, Poland (CNS)

The Pope told Polish bishops that there are powerful institutions which fund the spread of gender theory in schools

Nuns gather at World youth Day 2016 (All pics by Daisy Powles)

We must believe ‘in a new humanity’ and stand against extremism on one side and relativism on the other

Polish Cardinal Franciszek Macharski (AP)

Polish cardinal dies aged 89

Cardinal Franciszek Macharski became Archbishop of Kraków after the election of Pope John Paul II

Pope Francis jokes with a young boy wearing a Lionel Messi shirt (AP)

Pope Francis told young Catholics that his compatriot is the greatest footballer of all time

Pope Francis thanks World Youth Day volunteers (CNS)

The Pope met volunteers and organisers before boarding a flight back to Rome

Pope Francis walks through the gate at Auschwitz (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

The Pope spoke to crowds gathered outside the archbishop’s residence in Kraków on Friday night

The faithful greet Pope Francis in Poland (AP)

In Kraków, pilgrims are discovering the hope and mercy that is sorely needed in these dark times

Pope Francis celebrates a Mass at the St John Paul II Sanctuary (AP)

Pope Francis celebrated Mass for priests and religious at the Sanctuary of St John Paul II in Kraków