Pilgrims leave Grand Rapids, travel to Poland for World Youth Day

More than 100 pilgrims from the Diocese of Grand Rapids are heading to Poland to attend World Youth Day.

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - More than 100 pilgrims from the Diocese of Grand Rapids are heading to Poland to attend World Youth Day.

The group took off at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, July 24.

They will be among 1 million registered pilgrims attending the 31st annual event. World Youth Day is an international event that brings Catholics together from all across the world in a celebration of faith.

It runs from July 26-31, with the last two days including a vigil and mass with Pope Francis.

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