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Pope Francis arrives in procession to celebrate Mass with bishops, priests and members of religious orders in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Manila (Photo: PA)

Pope Francis says the causes of inequality ‘plainly contradict the teaching of Christ’

Pope Francis talks with reporters during his flight to Manila (AP)

Speaking on the plane to the Philippines Pope Francis also said he believed climate change was mainly man-made

St Francis de Sales

Francis is known for his writing on spiritual formation and is the patron saint of journalists

Pope Francis waves to Filipinos as he arrives in Manila (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Pope Francis arrives in the Philippines

Pontiff begins four-day tour of nation that is home to Asia’s largest Catholic population

Pope Francis greets Buddhist monks at the Agrashravaka temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka's capital (AP Photo/Osservatore Romano/pool)

Pope Francis is only the second pope to visit a Buddhist temple

Pope Francis waves to the crowd in Colombo (PA)

‘Our Lady remained always with you,’ the Pope tells the faithful in Sri Lanka

The new chief editor of Charlie Hebdo, Gerard Biard, left, and columnist Patrick Pelloux, right, comfort cartoonist Luz at a press conference this week (PA)

New Charlie Hebdo pokes fun at the Pope

Satirical newspaper sends a message to Francis in issue featuring the Prophet Mohammed

Pope Francis at the Mass (PA)

The Pope spoke at an open air Mass in Colombo attended by thousands

One of the placards displayed at the Mass

The group expressed their strong opposition to senseless violence

Pope Francis at the Canonisation Mass in Colombo for St Joseph Vaz (PA)

Thousands see Sri Lanka’s first saint canonised by Pope Francis in Colombo