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Pope Francis embraces a nun during vespers with priests, religious and seminarians at the cathedral in Havana (CNS)

Pope Francis delivered an off-the-cuff homily in Havana’s cathedral on Sunday

Pope Francis and Cuba's Fidel Castro shakes hands yesterdat (AP Photo/Alex Castro)

Why did Pope Francis meet Fidel Castro?

The Holy Father wants to reach out to public sinners, even Communists

Most people welcome Pope Francis (AP)

Not everyone is pleased to have the Pope visiting America

Pope Francis speaking in Paul VI hall at the Vatican (CNS)

As for other sins, so for abortion, the forgiveness of sins has always been available, to the unbaptised through baptism and to the baptised through the Sacrament of Penance

Two dissidents  are taken away by security officers after throwing leaflets as Pope Francis arrived for Mass in Revolution Square (AP)

Two dissidents claim they were prevented from attending the Pope’s vespers service at the Cathedral of Havana on Sunday

Pope Francis arrives in procession to celebrate Mass in Revolution Square in Havana (CNS)

Representatives of FARC and the Colombian government have been holding talks in Cuba since late 2012

Pope Francis and Cuba's Fidel Castro shake hands, in Havana (AP)

Pope Francis meets Fidel Castro in Havana

The Pontiff visited the former president of Cuba after the Mass on Sunday

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Revolution Square, Havana (AP)

‘We do not serve ideas, we serve people,’ Francis tells hundreds of thousands in Revolution Square

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

A homeless child sits in front of a closed shop in Gauhati, Assam state, India (AP)

Pope says he’s troubled by ‘the increasing number of young girls and women forced to earn a living on the street’