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Pope Francis using the iPad to sign up for world Youth Day (PA)

World Youth Day 2016 will take place in Krakow next July

The World Youth Day 2016 logo

The logo and prayer focus on the theme chosen by Pope Francis from the Gospel of Matthew

Italian priest says Benedict XVI asked him: “How can I leave?”

Madrid pilgrims, wearing WYD 2011 T-shirts

Fashions fixed for Madrid

British pilgrims showcase this year’s World Youth Day fashion range

Spanish pilgrims in Sydney react as Pope Benedict XVI announces that World Youth Day 2011 will take place in Madrid (Photo: PA)

A World Youth Day here in 2012 or 2013 would build on the momentum of the Benedict bounce