Two young people joined the pope as he delivered his Angelus address.
The pope offered Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on the feast of Christ the King.
This year’s World Youth Day will be celebrated in local dioceses on Nov. 21.
Pope Francis has decided to postpone by one year World Youth Day and the World Meeting of Families, according to the Vatican. The events were expected to take place during the summers of 2022 and 2021.