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Mourners carry coffins of bomb victims, Talib Hassan, 35, and Hamza Jabbar, 37, killed in Sunday's bombing in Baghdad (AP) Photo/Anmar Khalil)

Francis ‘offered his closeness’ to the families of those killed in deadly attacks in Iraq and Bangladesh

Pope Benedict XVI greets the crowd as he concludes his final public appearance from the balcony of the papal villa in Castel Gandolfo, Italy, on the day of his resignation (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The Pope Emeritus reportedly admitted to the diary in a book-length interview to be published in September

Pope Francis meets Auschwitz concentration camp survivors during his weekly general audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

The Pontiff told reporters: ‘May the Lord give me the grace to cry’

Pope Francis greets nuns during the jubilee audience in St Peter's Square (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The Pope said a lack of mercy ‘makes life barren’ at an audience in St Peter’s Square

Pope Francis leaves in procession after celebrating Mass with new archbishops from around the world in St Peter's Basilica (CNS)

Pope Francis addressed bishops at a feast day Mass at St Peter’s Basilica

Bishop Bernard Fellay, superior of the Society of St. Pius X (CNS)

The SSPX release statement claiming Pope Francis and others within the Church are responsible for making doctrinal errors in their teaching

Passengers embrace each other on the entrance to Istanbul's Ataturk airport (AP)

‘May the Lord convert the hearts of the violent, and sustain our feet on the way of peace,’ said the Pope in his Angelus address

Pope Francis with the Metropolitan Methodios of Boston during a private audience at the Vatican (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool photo via AP)

Pope Francis has addressed a delegation from the Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople

Pope Francis greets Benedict XVI during a June 28 ceremony at the Vatican marking the 65th anniversary of the retired pope's priestly ordination. (CNS) photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

The 65th anniversary of Benedict XVI’s ordination as a priest was celebrated at the Vatican with the retired pope and Pope Francis in attendance