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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

Bruce Willis arrives for the UK Premiere of Die Hard 4.0 (PA)

The book, also available as an app, includes chapters on God’s providence, the family, and economics

People kneel at confessionals set up in a park in Kraków (AP)

Amid all the excitement at the start of World Youth Day, there have been opportunities for profound reflection

Pilgrims sing and dance in the rain prior to the opening Mass for World Youth Day (CNS)

St John Paul II’s former secretary preached to more than 200,000 pilgrims on Tuesday

Pilgrims gather for Mass at the Jasna Góra Monastery in Częstochowa (Daisy Powles)

At World Youth Day, young Catholics will use the weapons of prayer and brotherhood to defy terrorists

French police guards the street to access the church where  Fr Hamel was killed (AP)

A nun who escaped the church in in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray said the terrorists filmed themselves before killing Fr Jacques Hamel

French police officers stand guard in front of the Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray's city hall (AP)

An Italian politician is urging Pope Francis to put the slain French priest, Fr Jacques Hamel, on a fast track to sainthood