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Pope Francis answers a question from reporters on the way back to Rome from Sweden (Ettore Ferrari/Pool Photo via AP)

Francis discussed the ordination of women, refugees and the Venezuela crisis during his latest in-flight press conference

Pope Francis: (AP)

Francis says theologians should focus less on how people are going astray and more on helping them

Pope Francis played table football when he visited the children's home  (ABACAPRESS.COM)

The visit to Rome’s SOS Children’s Village came as part of the Pope’s commitment to the Year of Mercy

Fr Louis Lougen was amongst delegates who met with the Pope

The Pope encouraged missionaries to keep mercy at the heart of their mission

Pope Francis arrives at the Aliyev congress centre for a meeting with the authorities in Baku (AP)

Pope Francis gave a press conference on his flight from Azerbaijan to Rome

Pope Francis answers questions from journalists aboard his flight from Baku to Rome (CNS)

However, the Pope also told reporters people convinced they were born in the wrong body deserve attentive pastoral care

Pope Francis censes a statue of Mary during Mass at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Baku (CNS)

Pontiff celebrates Mass for 300 people in the capital Baku

Pope Francis attends a welcoming ceremony with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev (CNS)

Francis meets President Ilham Aliyev at end of three-day trip

Pope Francis attends a meeting with priests and seminarians in Tbilisi (AP)

‘Today you do not destroy with weapons, you destroy with ideas,’ says Pope

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Tbilisi's stadium (AP)

No Georgian Orthodox bishops attend Mass in Georgian capital