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Cathedral of St Gregory the Illuminator in Yerevan, Armenia (CNS)

Vatican spokesman revealed that the trip may take place in June

Pope Francis arrives in procession to celebrate Palm Sunday Mass in St Peter's Square (CNS)

Pope Francis led the Palm Sunday Mass with more than 60,000 people gathered in St Peter’s Square

A clergyman hears confession from Pope Francis during a penitential liturgy in St Peter's Basilica (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

Rector at basilica says he has also seen a rise in non-Catholics wanting to go to Confession

Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk of Kiev-Halych (CNS)

Archbishop Shevchuk had expressed the disappointment at the joint declaration signed by Francis and the Russian Orthodox patriarch

Pope Francis meets journalists aboard the plane during the flight from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico to Rome, Italy (Alessandro Di Meo/Pool Photo via AP)

Francis speaks of ‘lesser evil’ in response to question on contraception

Pope Francis prays before the cross on the border between Ciudad Juarez and El Paso (CNS)

Cardinal O’Malley says papal visit is ‘a great sign of hope for families separated and suffering’

A panther decorates the altar as Pope Francis celebrates Mass with the indigenous community from Chiapas in San Cristobal de Las Casas, (CNS)

Francis also paid tribute to the ‘culture and traditions’ of Mexico’s indigenous people during Mass in Chiapas

Pope Francis addresses Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto and and an audience of dignitaries at the National Palace in Mexico City (CNS)

Mexico’s president welcomed the Pontiff and said his visit represents ‘an encounter of a people with its faith’

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis pose for photos at the beginning of their meeting (CNS)

‘I felt an interior joy that truly came from the Lord,’ the Pope tells reporters

The historic meeting between Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis in Havana (AP)

Patriarch Kirill is overheard telling the Pope: ‘Things are easier now’