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Pope Francis meets Benedict XVI, at the Vatican, yesterday (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

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Francis greeting Benedict XVI in St Peter's Square last September (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Francis has reduced his schedule for the summer months

Pope Francis has a special devotion to St Thérèse of Lisieux © Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk

Pope Francis is particularly fond of white roses, a sign of his devotion to St Thérèse of Lisieux

Benedict XVI pictured in 2010 walking with his personal secretary, Msgr Georg Ganswein, in the gardens of Castel Gandolfo (CNS)

The public will soon be able to visit the grounds of Castel Gandolfo

The word 'Allah' in a headline in a Malaysian Catholic newspaper (CNS)

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Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address at Castel Gandolfo (AP)

Pontiff spends a day visiting Castel Gandolfo

Pope Francis blesses a woman at Castel Gandolfo yesterday (AP)

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Benedict XVI (PA)

‘His eyes are bright and joyous,’ says Salvatorian Father Stephan Otto

Lake Albano seen from the window of the papal villa – a view that Pope Francis will miss this year (Photo: CNS)

The Pope will have a reduced schedule in July and August but will stay at the Vatican

Pope Francis meets Benedict XVI on March 23 (CNS)

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