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World Youth Day is a meeting of young Catholics with the Pope and is held in the form of a religious festival every few years in various countries around the world. In 2016 it was hosted by Poland. Between 26-31 July, 3 million pilgrims descended on Krakow. This reportage shows the daily life of the participants of the World Youth Day.

A priest waits in the rain for the faithful to confess in the Zone of Reconciliation in Jordan Park.

World Youth Day is a meeting of young Catholics with the Pope and is held in the form of a religious festival every few years in various countries around the world. In 2016 it was hosted by Poland. Between 26-31 July, 3 million pilgrims descended on Krakow. This reportage shows the daily life of the participants of the World Youth Day.

Campsite at the Jagiellonian University campus. Pilgrims and ZHR scouts live here. In the morning they meet together for prayer.

World Youth Day is a meeting of young Catholics with the Pope and is held in the form of a religious festival every few years in various countries around the world. In 2016 it was hosted by Poland. Between 26-31 July, 3 million pilgrims descended on Krakow. This reportage shows the daily life of the participants of the World Youth Day.

Pilgrims brave the rain and have fun on Rynek Główny, Krakow's main market square during the first day of WYD.

World Youth Day is a meeting of young Catholics with the Pope and is held in the form of a religious festival every few years in various countries around the world. In 2016 it was hosted by Poland. Between 26-31 July, 3 million pilgrims descended on Krakow. This reportage shows the daily life of the participants of the World Youth Day.

Magana Morales from Mexico is sleeping on the Rynek Główny, Krakow's main market square.

World Youth Day is a meeting of young Catholics with the Pope and is held in the form of a religious festival every few years in various countries around the world. In 2016 it was hosted by Poland. Between 26-31 July, 3 million pilgrims descended on Krakow. This reportage shows the daily life of the participants of the World Youth Day.

Preparations for the inaugural Mass. Priests and volunteers bring the necessary things to the back of the temporary altar constructed in Błonie Park.

World Youth Day is a meeting of young Catholics with the Pope and is held in the form of a religious festival every few years in various countries around the world. In 2016 it was hosted by Poland. Between 26-31 July, 3 million pilgrims descended on Krakow. This reportage shows the daily life of the participants of the World Youth Day.

Pilgrims after several hours waiting in the rain for Pope Francis, who has come to Krakow's Błonie field in person to celebrate mass on the third day of WYD.

World Youth Day is a meeting of young Catholics with the Pope and is held in the form of a religious festival every few years in various countries around the world. In 2016 it was hosted by Poland. Between 26-31 July, 3 million pilgrims descended on Krakow. This reportage shows the daily life of the participants of the World Youth Day.

Pilgrims on crowded public transport reach Wawel Castle, on Pope Francis' second day in Krakow.

World Youth Day is a meeting of young Catholics with the Pope and is held in the form of a religious festival every few years in various countries around the world. In 2016 it was hosted by Poland. Between 26-31 July, 3 million pilgrims descended on Krakow. This reportage shows the daily life of the participants of the World Youth Day.

Pilgrims having fun in the rain on Pilsudski street during the first day of WYD.

World Youth Day is a meeting of young Catholics with the Pope and is held in the form of a religious festival every few years in various countries around the world. In 2016 it was hosted by Poland. Between 26-31 July, 3 million pilgrims descended on Krakow. This reportage shows the daily life of the participants of the World Youth Day.

Joyful dancing and singing late into the night at the monument to Adam Mickiewicz on the Rynek Główny, Krakow's main market square.