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Franciscan Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa (CNS)

Pope Francis has appointed Franciscan Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa to replace Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem

Pope Francis with Catholicos Karekin II and Armenia's President Serzh Sargsyan at Tzitzernakaberd Memorial Complex in Yerevan, Armenia (AP)

A Turkish Foreign Ministry statement accused the Pope of ‘bias’ and said he had ‘disappointed the Turkish people’

Pope Francis (AP)

Francis told reporters that the European Union needs to change, but added ‘the baby shouldn’t be thrown out with the bathwater’

Pope Francis and Catholicos Karekin II release doves at the Khor Virap monastery (CNS)

Pope Francis and Armenian Apostolic Catholicos Karekin II issue a joint declaration

Pope Francis, flanked by Catholicos Karekin II, prays during a visit to the Tzitzernakaberd Memorial (AP)

‘Memories should not be watered down or forgotten,’ says Francis at Tsitsernakaberd Memorial

Pope Francis arrives at the Apostolic Cathedral of Etchmiadzin, Yerevan (AP)

Francis underlines need for dialogue and reconciliation on first day of visit

Peter Saunders (PA)

Saunders says he hopes to lead a ‘victims and survivors’ consultative panel’ to assist the commission

Pope Francis visits the Apostolic Cathedral of Etchmiadzint, Yerevan, Armenia, on the first day of a three-day visit (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

For Armenia, the Pope said, faith was not a ‘garment to be donned or doffed’ but an essential part of its identity

Pope Francis, flanked by Vatican's spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi, right, talks to journalists on board the airplane on his way to Yerevan, Armenia (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Onboard the papal flight to Armenia the Pope called for efforts to protect ‘the good of the people of the United Kingdom’

Pope Francis will visit a memorial commemorating the Armenian Genocide this weekend (AP)

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