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Pope holds controversial sign (PA)

Pope Francis was pictured holding a sign calling for dialogue on the Falkland’s issue

A FARC rebel stands guard on a hill in Montealegre, Colombia (AP)

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Bolivian President Evo Morales presents the crucifix to Pope Francis (CNS)

Whatever the crude political message behind President Morales’s crucifix, the Pope transformed it into a higher purpose

An Israeli firefighter assesses damage to the Church of the Multiplication (AP)

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Pope Francis rides in a golf cart as he visits Palmasola prison (AP)

Francis spends final morning in Bolivia visiting notorious jail

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’

Francis and Bolivian president Evo Morales at the second World Meeting of Popular Movements in Santa Cruz, Bolivia (AP)

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Pope Francis walks with Bolivian President Evo Morales and a children in traditional dress as he arrives at El Alto International Airport in La Paz, Bolivia (Photo: CNS)

Francis also tells the president that the country has been shaped by the Catholic faith