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Pope Francis speaks to Valerie Herrera, the teenager who later sang for him

A teenager sang for the the Pope after describing how she had been the victim of bullying

The 'Homeless Jesus'  bronze sculpture that sits in front of a Washington building occupied by Catholic Charities (CNS)

Pope Francis blessed a smaller version of the statue at the Vatican in 2013

Pope Francis greets the crowd from his popemobile, a Jeep Wrangler, as he arrives in Quito, Ecuador, in July (CNS)

Pope Francis will be driven through crowds in Washington, New York and Philadelphia next month

Ivan Marquez, chief negotiator for Farc, rrives for a new round of peace talks with Colombia's government accompanied by fellow Farc delegates Pastor Alape, right, and Carlos Antonio Lozada, centre  (AP)

The Vatican has said that a meeting between the Pope and Farc representatives ‘is not foreseen’

Children dressed as angels react as they attend Christmas Mass at a Catholic church in Beijing (CNS)

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Pope Francis gestures as he answers questions from journalists aboard his flight from Asuncion to Rome (CNS)

Francis answered questions from journalists while flying home to Rome from South America

Pope Francis celebrating Mass in Nu Guazu Park in Asuncion, Paraguay (CNS)

‘Communion with God always brings forth fruit,’ Pope Francis told crowds gathered in Nu Guazu Park

Pope Francis embraces children as he speaks at the the Acosta Nu pediatric hospital in San Lorenzo (PA)

The Holy Father spent time at the Ninos de Acosta Nu paediatric hospital on Saturday

Pope Francis touches a statue of Mary before meeting with clergy, religious men and women, and seminarians at the El Quinche Marian Shrine in Quito, Ecuador (Photo: CNS)

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

A group of young people wave flags representing the colors of Vatican City as they wait for the arrival of Pope Francis at Samanes Park in Guayaquil, Ecuador (PA)

The Pope met crowds outside the residence of the Apostolic Nuncio where he is staying