Short note in pictures....
World Youth Day is one of the most visible signs of the thriving Church.
But the cross by itself doesn't save us. It is the Crucified One who saves us.
Taken from the WYD Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) text
"If angels could be jealous of men, they would be so for one reason: Holy Communion"
~~ St. Maximilian Kolbe
Which in the broadest sense, means universal.
Not only were hundreds of bishops there (the successors of the apostles) but so was ...
The Vicar of Christ on Earth:
the successor of St. Peter,
still holding the keys to the kingdom of heaven given him by Christ.
Oh how I love being Catholic!