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Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Marian Shrine of Caacupé (AP)

Women kept country going after majority of men died in 1864-1870 war

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass in Christ the Redeemer Square in Santa Cruz, Bolivia (Photo: CNS)

The Pope makes remarks at opening Mass for Bolivia’s Eucharistic congress

Pope Francis talks to Indian leaders and social workers at the second World Meeting of Popular Movements in Santa Cruz, Bolivia (Photo: PA)

The Pope makes blistering attack on global economic system in address to activists in Bolivia

Bolivian president Evo Morales presents the Pope with the hammer and sickle crucifix (AP)

Fr Lombardi says hammer and sickle crucifix created by martyred priest ‘will not be put in a church’

Pope Francis at the Mass in Quito (CNS)

The Pope’s Mass on Tuesday at Quito’s Bicentennial Park was billed as a ‘Mass for evangelisation’

Pope Francis greets the crowd as he makes his way to the main altar in the popemobile to celebrate Mass at Samanes Park (PA)

The Pope has celebrated Mass in Los Samanes Park in Ecuador during the first leg of his tour of Latin America

Pope Francis meets Russian president Vladimir Putin in a private audience at the Vatican. Below, Ukrainians gather for the Pope's general audience (AP/CNS photos)

Pope Francis gave Putin a medallion of the ‘Angel of Peace’ at the Vatican yesterday

Chilean president Michelle Bachelet meets Pope Francis (Alberto Pizzoli/AFP pool via AP)

Pope and Michelle Bachelet discuss ‘the protection of human life’

Pope Francis presides at Benediction outside the Basilica of St Mary Major (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope asks faithful to remember persecuted Christians as he celebrates Corpus Christi in Rome

Cardinal Reinhard Marx, president of the German bishops' conference (CNS)

German, Swiss and French bishops wanted to ‘enrich thinking’ about the foundations of the synod