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Pope Francis visits the European Parliament in Strasbourg in November 2014 (AP)

It seems odd that the Holy Father should so openly take one side in the controversy over European integration

Pope Francis is escorted to a chair by Cuban president Raúl Castro at the airport in Havana (AP)

Pope hails improved relations between Cuba and United States as he begins 10-day visit

The rather gloomy outlook of the Church meant that it was better equipped than most faiths to cope with the horrors of the First World War