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Pope Francis sits at a table with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the occasion of their private audience at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis passes among pilgrims as he arrives to preside over the celebration of Divine Liturgy and the beatification of seven martyred bishops of the Eastern-rite Romanian Catholic Church, in Blaj, Romania. Francis was traveling across Romania to visit its far-flung Catholic communities to make up for the fact that St. John Paul II was only allowed to visit the capital, Bucharest, in 1999 in the first papal visit to a majority Orthodox country.

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Pope Francis signs a motorbike as he meets members of an association of Jesus Bikers International who attended his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Knyaz Alexandar Square, in Sofia. Pope Francis is visiting Bulgaria, the European Union's poorest country and one that has taken a hard line against migrants, a stance that conflicts with the pontiff's view that reaching out to vulnerable people is a moral imperative.

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Pope Francis talks with children in the Rabat Cathedral, Morocco. Pope Francis is in Morocco for a two-day trip aimed at highlighting the North African nation's Christian-Muslim ties, while also showing solidarity with migrants at Europe's door and tending to a tiny Catholic flock.

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Pope Francis, centre, waves from the popemobile as he leaves Rabat-Sale International airport, near the capital Rabat. Pope Francis has arrived in Morocco for a trip aimed at highlighting the North African nation's tradition of Christian-Muslim ties, while also letting him show solidarity with migrants at Europe's door and tend to a tiny Catholic flock.

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Pope Francis kneels before a priest to confess, during a penitential liturgy in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis paints a cross on the back of an unidentified man during a visit to headquarters of Scholas Occurrentes in Rome, an international Vatican organization of Catholic Schools.

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Pope Francis blesses a boy during a Mass at the Sheikh Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Francis travelled to Abu Dhabi to participate in a conference on inter religious dialogue sponsored the Emirates-based Muslim Council of Elders, an initiative that seeks to counter religious fanaticism by promoting a moderate brand of Islam.

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Pope Francis blesses a child as he arrives in the Sheikh Zayed Sports City Stadium to celebrate a mass in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The pontiff ministered to the thriving Catholic community in the United Arab Emirates as he concluded his historic visit to the Arabian Peninsula with the first-ever papal Mass here.

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Pope Francis attends an Interreligious meeting at the Founder's Memorial in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. His visit represents the first papal trip ever to the Arabian Peninsula, the birthplace of Islam.

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Pope Francis hugs Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, the grand imam of Egypt's Al-Azhar, after an Interreligious meeting at the Founder's Memorial in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Pope Francis has asserted in the first-ever papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula that religious leaders have a duty to reject all war and commit themselves to dialogue.

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Pope Francis is welcomed by Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE's Armed Forces, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, right, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, at the Abu Dhabi Presidential Palace, United Arab Emirates. Pope Francis opened his historic visit to the United Arab Emirates with an address to faith leaders in a Muslim region known for its restrictions on religious freedom.

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Pope Francis is greeted by a group of nuns during the weekly general audience he held in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis waves from his popemobile as he arrives to celebrate an early morning Mass at the metro park Campo San Juan Pablo II in Panama City. The Mass marks the formal end to World Youth Day.

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Surrounded by security, Pope Francis is driven away after a meeting with volunteers who worked at the World Youth Day events, before his departure in Panama City.

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Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela, Pope Francis and first lady Lorena Castillo, wave from the entrance of the presidential palace in Panama City. Francis opened his first full day in Panama with a visit to the presidential palace, in the evening Francis will welcome tens of thousands of young Catholics who have gathered for World Youth Day, the church's big youth rally.

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People hold up their cell phones as Pope Francis rides his popemobile in Panama City. Pope Francis has arrived in Panama amid a political crisis in nearby Venezuela, a migration standoff over the proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall and tens of thousands of wildly excited young Central Americans welcoming him.

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Pope Francis twirls a soccer ball he was presented by a member of the Circus of Cuba, during his weekly general audience in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis kisses a statue of Baby Jesus as he celebrates new year's eve vespers Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis waves as he arrives to deliver the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis spreads incense in front of a statue of Baby Jesus as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican

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Pope Francis kisses a statue of Baby Jesus as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican

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Pope Francis, framed between the branches of a Christmas tree, greets the faithful he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis sniffs a Panettone, (traditional Christmas cake) on the occasion of the weekly general audience, at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis blows a candle atop of a cake he was offered on the eve of his 82nd birthday during audience with children and family from the dispensary of Santa Marta, a Vatican charity that offers special help to mothers and children in need, in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican.

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A child stands by a Swiss guard after getting up to the area where Pope Francis and Archbishop George Gaenswein are sitting, during the pontiff weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican. Pope Francis has praised the freedom, albeit undisciplined, of a hearing impaired child who climbed onto the stage during his general audience to play. The Swiss Guards and Vatican gendarmes stood by and gamely let the young boy run around Francis as monsignors read out his catechism lesson in various languages.

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Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi meets Pope Francis during a call on, in Vatican City. Satyarthi sought Pope's support for a new legally binding international law against growing digital and online forms of child sexual exploitation and abuse cases.

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Pope Francis and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin pose for photographers during a private audience at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis arrives with the popemobile in St.Peter's Square on the occasion of his weekly general audience at the Vatican

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Pope Francis, reviews the honor guard during the welcome ceremony at the Kadriorg Presidential Palace, Estonia. Pope Francis concludes his four-day tour of the Baltics visiting Estonia.

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Pope Francis arrives in his popemobile for a Holy Mass at the Shrine of the Mother of God, in Aglona, Latvia. Francis is visiting Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to mark their 100th anniversaries of independence and to encourage the faith in the Baltics, which saw five decades of Soviet-imposed religious repression and state-sponsored atheism.

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Pope Francis stops for a moment of prayer during his visit to the Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights, in Vilnius, Lithuania. Francis began his second day in the Baltics in Lithuania's second city, Kaunas, where an estimated 3,000 Jews survived out of a community of 37,000 during the 1941-1944 Nazi occupation.

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Pope Francis stops for a moment of prayer during his visit to the Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights, in Vilnius, Lithuania. Francis began his second day in the Baltics in Lithuania's second city, Kaunas, where an estimated 3,000 Jews survived out of a community of 37,000 during the 1941-1944 Nazi occupation.

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Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis exchange gifts with Mozambique president Filipe Nyusi, as Prefect of the Papal Household, German Archbishop Georg Ganswein, left, looks on during a private audience at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis poses for photos with a group from Mexico wearing traditional clothes, during his weekly general audience, at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Phoenix Park in Dublin, Ireland. Pope Francis is on a two-day visit to Ireland.

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Clergy leave the stands after Pope Francis celebrated the closing Mass at the World Meeting of Families at Phoenix Park in Dublin, as part of his visit to Ireland.

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Pope Francis stands by Irish President Michael D Higgins, at Aras an Uachtarain in Phoenix Park, Dublin, as part of his visit to Ireland.

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A newly unveiled wax work of Pope Francis is carried at the National Wax Museum Plus where they also unveiled a newly refurbished original 1979 Pope Mobile ahead of Pope Francis' visit to Ireland, in Dublin.

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Pope Francis holds his weekly general audience in the Pope Paul VI hall at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis arrives for an audience with altar aids, in St. Peter's square at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis poses for with some of the participants of the Sprit of The Planet Festival, an International gathering of Indigenous people, during weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis arrives in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, for his weekly general audience.

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A gust of wind blows Pope Francis' mantle as he reads his message during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.

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In this photo taken with slow shutter speed, Pope Francis waves to the crowd as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis caresses a baby during his pilgrimage to the Nomadelfia community in central Italy. Founded by Father Zenzo Saltini in 1948 Nomadelfia is thin catholic community inspired to a lifestyle of brotherhood made up by families and unmarried lays who adopt abandoned children.

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Pope Francis poses with a group of chefs from Tuscany during his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican.

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Bishops line up to greet Pope Francis during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis greets faithful during his visit to the parish church of San Paolo della Croce, in Corviale neighborhood, Rome.

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Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (to the city and to the world) blessing at the end of the Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis holds a candle as he presides over a solemn Easter vigil ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis salutes a child after leading the Easter Mass in St. Peter Square at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis arrives to celebrate an Easter mass, in St. Peter's square at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis lies down in prayer during the Good Friday Passion of Christ Mass inside St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican

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Pope Francis is cheered by faithful after celebrating a Palm Sunday Mass, at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis meets Pakistani bishops at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis waves to faithful as he arrives in St. Peter's Square for his general weekly audience, at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis greets faithful as he arrives for a mid-morning prayer with contemplative nuns at the Shrine of Our Lord of the Miracles in Lima, Peru. Francis is wrapping up the most contested, violent trip of his papacy with a series of meetings with Peruvian church leaders and a final Mass at an air base in Peru's capital.

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Pope Francis meets with bishops at the archbishop's residence in Lima, Peru. Francis wrapped up his trip to Peru by meeting with bishops and nuns, but the controversy over his accusations that Chilean sex abuse victims slandered a bishop continued to haunt him.

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Pope Francis waves goodbye at Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and First Lady Nancy Lange after a ceremony at the government palace in Lima, Peru.

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Pope Francis marries flight attendants Carlos Ciuffardi, left, and Paola Podest, center, during a flight from Santiago, Chile, to Iquique, Chile. Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying these two flight attendants from Chile’s flagship airline during the flight. The couple had been married civilly in 2010, however, they said they couldn’t follow-up with a church ceremony because of the 2010 earthquake that hit Chile.

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Pope Francis is welcomed by Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, as he arrives at the international airport in Lima, Peru.

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Pope Francis greets Mapuches in an offertory of a Mass at the Maquehue Air Base, in Temuco, Chile. Francis is urging the Mapuche people to reject violence in pushing their cause.

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Crowds gather as Pope Francis arrives to a meeting with youths at the Shrine of Maipu in Santiago, Chile.

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Pope Francis loses his skull cap, as he holds up a cross that reads in Spanish "I give you my peace" upon arrival to meet with youths at the Shrine of Maipu in Santiago, Chile.

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Pope Francis greets inmates at the San Joaquin women's prison in Santiago, Chile.

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Faithful cheer and wave as Pope Francis passes in his popemobile on his way to the Apostolic Nunciature in Santiago, Chile. Francis flew in to Chile’s capital for a visit expected to be met with protests over sexual abuse by priests and confronted by many Chileans deeply skeptical about the Roman Catholic Church.

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Pope Francis waves to followers on his way to the Apostolic Nunciature in Santiago, Chile.

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Pope Francis caresses a baby during his visit to the Bambino Gesu' children hospital in Palidoro, near Rome.

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Pope Francis leaves after celebrating a new year's Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis kisses a statue of the Divine Infant as he celebrates a new year's Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis stops to greet the faithful after praying in front of the nativity scene after celebrating a new year's eve vespers Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.

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Artists of the Golden Circus perform in front of Pope Francis during his weekly general audience, in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican.

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Artists of the Golden Circus perform in front of Pope Francis during his weekly general audience, in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis, flanked by Master of Ceremonies Bishop Guido Marini, waves to faithful during the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for ' to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis kisses a statue of Baby Jesus as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis waves to faithful during the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for ' to the city and to the world') Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis, center, holds hands with children as he leaves after visiting the Mother Teresa House in Dhaka's Tejgaon neighborhood, Bangladesh.

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Bangladeshi Catholic nuns greet Pope Francis during his visit to Church of the Holy Rosary in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Pope Francis is wrapping up his Asian trip with a visit to an orphanage and home for the disabled run by Mother Teresa's order and a meeting with Bangladeshi priests and nuns.

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This photo combo of two images show Pope John Paul II riding in a three-wheeled bicycle rickshaw at the Vatican Mission in Dhaka, Bangladesh, during his one-day visit to the city, on Nov. 19, 1986, on left and Pope Francis riding a traditional Bangladesh rickshaw as he arrives at an interfaith and ecumenical meeting for peace in the garden of the archbishop's residence, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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A Rohingya Muslim refugee from Myanmar, center left in white robe, leads a prayer with Pope Francis at an interfaith peace meeting in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Pope Francis waves to faithful as he arrives arrives to celebrate mass and the ordination of new priests in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Pope Francis celebrates Mass with young people at St. Mary's Cathedral in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Pope Francis celebrates a Mass with young people in St. Mary's Cathedral, Yangon, Myanmar. Francis is wrapping up his visit to Myanmar with a Mass for young people before heading to neighboring Bangladesh where the Rohingya Muslim refugee crisis is expected to take center stage.

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Pope Francis delivers his speech as he celebrates mass with young people in St. Mary's Cathedral, Yangon, Myanmar. The pontiff is in Myanmar for the first stage of a week-long visit that will also take him to neighboring Bangladesh.

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Pope Francis reviews a honor guard as he arrives at Dhaka's international airport, Bangladesh.

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Pope Francis meets with Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

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Pope Francis meets Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the International Convention Centre of Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

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Pope Francis, standing at right on pope-mobile, greets Christians upon his arrival for a holy Mass in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Pope Francis waves from his Pope-mobile as Myanmar Catholics wave flags ahed of Mass in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Pope Francis waves from pope-mobile as Myanmar Catholics wave flags ahed of a Mass in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Pope Francis and Myanmar's President Htin Kyaw, right, listen to national anthems during a welcome ceremony at Naypyitaw's Presidential Palace, Myanmar. The pontiff is in Myanmar for the first stage of a week-long visit that will also take him to neighboring Bangladesh.

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Pope Francis shakes hands with Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

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Pope Francis waves from a car, third from bottom, as Catholic devotees wave flags welcoming him in Yangon, Myanmar. Pope Francis arrived in Myanmar beginning a visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh.

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Pope Francis, right, waves upon arrival at Yangon International Airport in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Pope Francis is greeted by young children in traditional clothes upon his arrival at Yangon's airport, Myanmar.

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