If so, just take a couple minutes and watch this video from the good folks at CNS.
It captures the atmosphere and spirit of these events. (This one is from last week.) When I attended one about 10 years ago, a young Jewish woman from Germany was next to me and exclaimed, with wonder and delight, “It’s like a football match!”
Indeed. Sometimes the cheering and screaming and carrying-on can be surreal.
But what comes through below, first and foremost, is the personality of the pope, clearly energized and excited by the work at hand.