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Pope Francis attends the funeral of Cardinal Giovanni Coppa at St. Peter's Basilica on May 18, 2016 in Vatican. / AFP / Filippo MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis to Visit Auschwitz Death Camp on Friday

As part of his weeklong trip to Poland for World Youth Day, Pope Francis has announced he will be visiting the Auschwitz extermination camp this Friday, where Nazi soldiers put to death over a million prisoners, most of them Jews.