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Young people at a concert in Warsaw ahead of the start of WYD 2016 (AP)

Pope Francis is scheduled to arrive in the country to lead World Youth Day celebrations on Wednesday

A woman adjusts a candle among floral tributes near Munich's Olympia shopping centre where a shooting left nine people dead  (AP)

Francis asked the faithful in St Peter’s Square to pray that ‘the Lord might inspire in everyone intentions of goodness and fraternity’

Police officers walk to the crime scene near the River Main, where a 17-year-old man from Afghanistan was shot  (AP)

A 17-year-old Afghan refugee injured four people on a train in the German city

Flowers and stuffed toys are placed at a makeshift memorial to honour the victims of the Nice lorry attack (AP)

The Pontiff offered ‘a paternal and fraternal embrace to all of France’ after the lorry attack in Nice

Roses are attached at a barrier near the scene of the attack in Nice (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

French bishops have asked Catholics to pray for the victims and their families at Masses on Sunday

Forensic officers stand near a truck that ploughed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

Fr Lombardi said the Vatican shared in the suffering of victims after a lorry ploughed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day

Egyptian military police stand guard at the Almaza military airport in north Sinai (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Officials say a priest was gunned down while walking in the city of el-Arish

Family members and friends attend the funeral service for Gulsen Bahadir, 28, a flight attendant killed at the blasts at Ataturk airport (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Church leaders in the US and Britain have offered prayers for Turkey following the Istanbul terror attack

Queen Elizabeth II delivers the Queen's Speech during the State Opening of Parliament (AP)

The bishops said the best way to combat extremism was through effective integration

Archbishop Auza said the world must 'strike terrorism at its very roots' (AP)

Archbishop Auza says terrorists must be prevented from recruiting young people online