15:17 Jul. 31, 2016
Pope Francis celebrates closing mass at conclusion of the World Youth Day in Krakow
Pope Francis on Sunday encouraged hundreds of thousands of young people gathered in southern Poland to "believe in a new humanity," which is stronger than evil and refuses to use borders as barriers.
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His appeal came at the end of World Youth Day, a weeklong event which draws young Catholics to a different city every three years in a polyglot spiritual pep rally.
The event was Francis main focus during his pilgrimage to Poland, which also included meditation at the Auschwitz death camp and an imploration to God to keep away a devastating wave of terrorism.