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Young pilgrims walking in a thunderstorm on their way to Mass at WYD 2016 in Krakow (AP)

Pope Francis is scheduled to arrive at World Youth Day on Wednesday

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

A spokesman for prosecutors in Lodz said that ‘small amounts of explosives, not sufficient to make an explosion’ were found on the man

Pope Francis blesses a child  during the previous World Youth Day in Rio (AP)

World Youth Day 2016 is taking place in Krakow this week and the Pope is taking part in a number of events

Vehicles queuing at the Port of Dover in Kent (PA)

The Dominican Youth Movement had a delayed start to the World Youth Day pilgrimage, but should still make it to Krakow ahead of Pope Francis

Young people at a concert organised for World Youth Day pilgrims in Warsaw (AP)

World Youth Day celebrations begin in Poland on Wednesday

A Polish group holds a banner at the conclusion of World Youth Day in Rio, in 2013 (AP)

Pope Francis has delivered a video message ahead of his trip to Poland next week

Pilgrims pray around a statue of the Virgin Mary on Apparition Hill in Medjugorje (CNS)

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Youths wearing World Youth Day 2016 t-shirts at the Vatican (AP)

Visitors to World Youth Day will have to walk 18 miles to and from one of the main sites in Krakow

Pope Francis in St Peter's Square (CNS)

Leaked report says the site in Poland poses a ‘high risk for the life and health of people’

The main square and St Mary's Basilica in Krakow (CNS/Marcin Mazur)

Security is expected to be extremely tight in Krakow for WYD 2016, which will take place in July