In the News

Catholic Sentinel -- April 10, 2017 | Documentary on World Youth Day features Archbishop Sample

South Texas Catholic -- March 29, 2017 | World Youth Day Kraków: A Pilgrimage of Mercy to air on eve of International World Youth Day

The Catholic Register –- March 1, 2017 | Documentary captures spirit of World Youth Day in Krakow

100 Huntley Street –- February 24, 2017 | World Youth Day / Fr. Jonathan Kalisch

Archdiocese of Toronto –- February 24, 2017 | New Documentary - World Youth Day Krakow: A Pilgrimage of Mercy

Convivium –- February 23, 2017 | Finding Normal

CNW –- February 22, 2017 | New Documentary on International Catholic Youth Gathering Coming to Canada

Catholic News Agency -- December 19, 2016 | 'Have mercy on ISIS': The shocking prayer of a young Iraqi

The Catholic World Report –- August 31, 2016 | World Youth Day: A witness to the joy of the Church

Aleteia –- August 10, 2016 | Bishop Barron: World Youth Day 2016 — Source of Hope

Corpus Christi Water Shed –- August 7, 2016 | A Different Kind of World Youth Day

Crux –- August 2, 2016 | Watching a performance of ‘Credo’ was to witness a miracle

Polish News –- August 2, 2016 | Pope Francis Visits Knights of Columbus-sponsored Mercy Centre in Kraków

Knights of Columbus –- August 1, 2016 | K of C - Sponsored Mercy Centre Closes Out with a Papal Send-Off

Catholic Review –- August 1, 2016 | Archbishop Lori's Homily: Knights of Columbus World Youth Day Mercy Centre, Krakow

National Review –- August 1, 2016 | Hope and Fear in Kraków

Aleteia –- July 30, 2016 | Why you should care about World Youth Day

Knights of Columbus –- July 30, 2016 | Day 3 Updates from WYD Kraków

Catholic News Agency –- July 29, 2016 | WYD panel discusses worldwide state of religious freedom

Knights of Columbus –- July 28, 2016 | Day 2 Updates from WYD Kraków

Catholic Standard –- July 28, 2016 | English-speaking World Youth Day pilgrims gather for a day focused on mercy

Crux –- July 28, 2016 | Confessions of a World Youth Day convert

Knights of Columbus -- July 27, 2016 | Updates from WYD Kraków

National Catholic Register –- July 27, 2016 | It's a Small World, But It's Smaller If You're Catholic

Catholic News Agency -- July 19, 2016 | Catechetical youth site aims to share mercy at World Youth Day

The Post Eagle -- July 19, 2016 | Knights To Host International Site For English-Speaking Pilgrims At World Youth Day

Rome Reports -- July 18, 2016 | WYD: Largest arena in Poland prepares for more than 40,000 Americans

Radio Teopoli -- July 15, 2016 | Knights to Host International Site for English-Speaking Pilgrims at World Youth Day 2016


Press Releases

Pope Francis to Visit Knights of Columbus-sponsored Mercy Centre in Kraków -- July 31, 2016 | Pope Francis will visit the Knights of Columbus-sponsored Mercy Centre at Tauron Arena Kraków on Sunday, July 31, to greet 12,000 World Youth Day volunteers.

Catechesis Session withCardinal Timothy M.Dolan on Encountering the Love andMercy of ChristthroughPain and Suffering Headlines Events at Mercy Centre,Friday,July 29 -- July 29, 2016 | Theday’sactivitiesinclude a mediabriefingwith CardinalTimothyM.DolanofNewYork,followingcatechesis

Catechesis Session with Cardinal Tagle on the Power of Solidarity Kicks off July 28 Events at Mercy Centre -- July 28, 2016 | The day’s activities include media briefings with Cardinal Luis A. Tagle of Manila and ArchbishopWilliamE. Loriof Baltimore, as well as catechesissessionon Christian discipleship in today’s world

Religious freedom panel headlines a full day of events at Mercy Centre -- July 27, 2016 | Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil, Iraq, and Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the USCCB Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty, join other experts to discuss religious freedom around the world

Relics of St. Maximilian Kolbe, St Albert Chmielowski, Bl. Jerzy Popieluszko, St Faustina Kowalska and St John Paul II on display at Mercy Centre -- July 25, 2016 | Panel discussion on “Kraków City of Saints” and procession of first class relics of saints with close ties to Kraków

K of C-Sponsored Mercy Centre Brings Important English Language Programming to WYD Pilgrims at Tauron Arena Kraków -- July 25, 2016 | Two of the major themes of Kraków’s history are Divine Mercy and religious freedom.

Sneak Peek of Mercy Centre -- July 22, 2016 | Sneak peek at facilities, exhibits and other features, programs and the care that pilgrims will receive during World Youth Day, Tuesday, July 26 to Saturday, July 30

Mercy Centre Media Centre: A hub of activity and services for media covering World Youth Day Kraków -- July 22, 2016 | English-speaking members of the working media in Kraków, Poland, for World Youth Day 2016 and Pope Francis’ first apostolic visit to Poland, will have another 'office' from which to work during the richlyprogrammed international events.

Knights to Host International Site for English-Speaking Pilgrims at World Youth Day 2016 -- July 12, 2016 | The Knights of Columbus will host the international English-language catechetical and youth festival site at World Youth Day from July 26-31.


Background Info

Mercy Centre Facts Sheet


Speakers and Performers


WYD Facts Sheet



For English Language Media:

David Naglieri
203-824- 3771

Lauriane Ayivi
514-567- 1892

Na potrzeby mediów polskojęzycznych:

Tomasz Adamski
+48 737 779 940

Przemysław Bednarz
+48 501 412 254