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World Youth Day Krakow 2016 Archive

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KofC-sponsored Mercy Centre closes out with a Papal Send-Off

In his last public visit before leaving Poland, Pope Francis met with 12,000 World Youth Day volunteers at the Knights of Columbus-sponsored Mercy Centre at Tauron Arena Kraków, on Sunday, July 31. More

 

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Day 4 Updates from WYD Kraków

Since opening its doors to pilgrims on Tuesday, July 26, Mercy Centre at Tauron Arena Kraków has become “the meeting place” for English-speaking pilgrims from around the world. More

 

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Day 3 Updates from WYD Kraków

For the second day in a row, #MercyCentre was trending on Twitter as pilgrims continued to pour into the Knights of Columbus-sponsored Mercy Centre at World Youth Day Kraków. Some 15,000 pilgrims were in attendance on Thursday for the morning catechesis session with Cardinal Tagle. “This is the Church, the living Church!” he began to an eruption of cheers. More

 

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Day 2 Updates from WYD Kraków

A full day of events at the Mercy Centre at Tauron Arena Kraków included catechesis with Cardinal Seán O’Malley, widely attended School of Mercy sessions, an eye opening religious freedom panel and a night of praise and worship that saw the arena reach full capacity at over 18,000, and 10,000 more outside following events via stadium speakers.” More

 

Updates from WYD Kraków: Day 1 at the KofC Mercy Centre

On Tuesday morning, before the doors opened for all pilgrims, the Mercy Centre was blessed by Archbishop William Lori who said to all present volunteers, “The celebration to come will show that those who fear and love God know that in all things — in all times and places — God must be glorified.” More

 

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College Knights on Pilgrimage: Speaking Mercy, Witnessing to Hope

College Knights discover the hope and joy of Poland’s Catholic history in days leading up to WYD 2016. More

 

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K of C-Sponsored Mercy Centre Brings Important English Language Programming to WYD Pilgrims at Tauron Arena Kraków. More

 

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Knights to Host International Site

The Knights of Columbus will host the international English-language catechetical and youth festival site at World Youth Day from July 26-31. Tauron Arena Kraków will be the site of “Mercy Centre,” which will offer pilgrims an inspirational program of events in English as part of their World Youth Day 2016 experience in Poland. More