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The story claimed Francis made the announcement in Ecuador in 2015

Sister Clare Maria Crockett, from Northern Ireland, was teaching children to play guitar when  the earthquake struck

At Ecuador’s national Marian shrine Pope Francis urges clergy: ‘Do not deny your roots’

Francis addressed an outdoor meeting at the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador

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

The Pope told the patient to allow himself to be ‘led by God’s hand’

The Pope spoke to crowds outside the cathedral at the end of the second day of his visit to Ecuador

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

The Pontiff will also visit Bolivia and Paraguay during his short tour of South America