Pope visits Krakow convent ahead of Mass at Polish shrine

July 28, 2016 5:55 AM

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Pope visits Krakow convent ahead of Mass at Polish shrine

KRAKOW, Poland – Pope Francis has held a private meeting with an order of nuns at a convent in Krakow ahead of a visit to Poland's holiest shrine on the second day of visit to the country.

Francis is making his first visit ever to Eastern Europe with a five-day trip to Poland for World Youth Day, a global gathering of young Catholics. He finds himself in a deeply Catholic country attached to the memory of the late Polish pope, St. John Paul II, but one so far not receptive to his call...

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