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World Youth Day pilgrims cheer during Pope Francis' address (CNS)

Even the unbearable humidity, crammed public transport and papal mistranslations couldn’t detract from the joy of World Youth Day

A thanksgiving Mass at a Syro-Malabar church India for the canonizations of Sts Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Euphrasia Eluvathingal (CNS)

The number of Syro-Malabar Catholics in England, Scotland and Wales has risen to nearly 40,000

Pope Francis steps out from the plane as he arrives at Krakow on Wednesday (AP)

Does the Holy Father believe that ISIS is really a front for something else?

Pope Francis enters the gate to Auschwitz (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Pontiff sits on a bench in silent prayer during trip to Nazi death camp

Pope Francis greets faithful as he drives among hundreds of thousands gathered in front of the Jasna Gora monastery  (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Francis marks the 1,050th anniversary of Poland’s baptism with half a million pilgrims

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass at the Jasna Gora shrine in Czestochowa, Poland (Photo: Reuters/Stefano Rellandini)

The Mass marked the 1,050th anniversary of Poland’s baptism

Pope Francis prays during a meeting with bishops in Krakow Cathedral (Photo: AP)

Francis visited and prayed for 89-year-old Cardinal Macharski

Pope Francis sits next Archbishop Stanislaw Gadecki, president of the Polish bishops conference, during a meeting with Poland's bishops at the cathedral in Krakow, Poland (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The Pope made ‘beautiful’ appeal to bishops to ensure the elderly were not forgotten at World Youth Day

Pope Francis with Polish President Andrzej Duda and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda (AP)

Francis has arrived in Poland at the start of World Youth Day 2016

Pope Francis talks to reporters during his flight to Poland (AP)

The Pope spoke to reporters on his flight to Poland for World Youth Day