• Pope Francis walks through the gate of the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz in Oswiecim, Poland, Friday, July 29, 2016.  Pope Francis paid a somber visit to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau Friday, becoming the third consecutive pontiff to make the pilgrimage to the place where Adolf Hitler's forces killed more than 1 million people, most of them Jews. (Filippo Monteforte/Pool Photo via AP)

    3 popes at Auschwitz, 3 styles: What they said or didn’t say

    OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis and his predecessors St. John Paul II and Benedict XVI each came to the memorial at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps in southern Poland. Each visit reflected the pontiffs’ personal history and style.

  • Pope Francis: Human cruelty ‘did not end with Auschwitz,’ decries torture, atrocities now in war zones

    KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis: Human cruelty ‘did not end with Auschwitz,’ decries torture, atrocities now in war zones.

  • Pope Francis walks through the gate of the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz in Oswiecim, Poland, Friday, July 29, 2016.  Pope Francis has walked beneath the notorious "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate at Auschwitz, beginning a somber visit to the Nazi German death camp. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

    The Latest: Pope visits sick children at Krakow hospital

    OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to Poland (all times local):

  • Pope Francis, background, is framed by a barbed wire as he prays in front of the Memorial at the former Nazi Death Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, in Oswiecim, Poland, Friday, July 29, 2016. Pope Francis paid a somber visit to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau Friday, becoming the third consecutive pontiff to make the pilgrimage to the place where Adolf Hitler's forces killed more than 1 million people, most of them Jews. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

    Pope visits Auschwitz in silence, meets survivors

    OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Choosing silence to convey his sorrow, Pope Francis visited the former Nazi death factory at Auschwitz and Birkenau on Friday, meeting with concentration camp survivors as well as aging saviors who helped Jews escape certain doom. In a guest book entry he made an anguished plea: “Lord, forgiveness for so much cruelty!”

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  • Pope Francis is helped by Vatican Master of Ceremonies, Mons. Guido Marini as he stumbles on the altar as he celebrates a mass in Czestochowa, Poland, Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

    Pope Francis misses step, falls down before Mass in Poland

    CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis missed a step and fell to the ground Thursday as he walked on an open-air platform to celebrate Mass at Poland’s holiest shrine of Jasna Gora.

  • Faithful participating in World Youth Days cheer as a tram carrying Pope Francis pulls up in Krakow's Jordan Park, Poland, Thursday, July 28, 2016. The Pope is on a five-day visit to Poland which will culminate with the World Youth Day on Sunday. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

    The Latest: Pope prays at Poland’s Black Madonna icon

    CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to Poland and World Youth Day celebrations (all times local):

  • Holocaust survivors Reuwen ‘Ruby’ Sosnowicz, left, and Saul Dreier, members of the Holocaust Survivor Band, wait to go on stage for a performance in the former Warsaw Ghetto in Warsaw, Poland, on Tuesday July 26, 2016. Two Holocaust survivors took to a stage at the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto this week to perform lively prewar tunes, with a 91-year-old on drums and an 88-year-old on accordion, keyboard and vocals. Among the hundreds in the audience were several Polish Christians who saved Jews during the Holocaust, part of a complex relationship between Jews and Christians in Poland that Pope Francis will encounter during a somber visit to Auschwitz on Friday.   (AP Photo/Vanessa Gera)

    With Auschwitz visit, pope faces complex Polish-Jewish story

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two Holocaust survivors took to a stage at the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto this week to perform lively prewar tunes — the 91-year-old played drums and the 88-year-old was on accordion, keyboard and vocals. In the audience several elderly Christian Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust swayed and tapped their feet to songs in Yiddish, Hebrew and Polish.

  • Faithful cheer Pope Francis in front of the Jasna Gora shrine in Czestochowa, Poland, Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

    Pope visits Krakow convent ahead of Mass at Polish shrine

    CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis blessed hundreds of thousands of faithful Thursday at a shrine in Poland, paying tribute to a beloved native son, St. John Paul II, honoring the countless “ordinary yet remarkable” Poles who defiantly clung to their faith during Soviet-bloc communism and establishing this pontiff’s drawing power in a country where being Catholic is often equated with being Polish.

  • Pope Francis salutes faithful and pilgrims on his way to the royal Wawel Castle in Krakow, Poland, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Pope Francis has been greeted in Poland by President Andrzej Duda and hundreds of singing and cheering people as he arrived at the airport in Krakow. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

    Pope Francis: The world’s at war, but not a war of religions

    KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis, deeply saddened by the slaying of an elderly priest during Mass in a church in the French countryside, warned grimly Wednesday that the world is at war, but cautioned against labeling it a war among religions.

  • Pope Francis talks from the Archbishops' Palace in Krakow, Poland, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Francis came on a five-day visit to Poland to join hundreds of thousands of young people from around the globe for celebrations of the World Youth Day. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

    The Latest: Minister promises strong security at pope visit

    KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ trip to Poland for World Youth Day events (all times local):