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Pope Francis greets guests at the National Palace in Mexico City (AP)

The Pontiff was welcomed by Mexico’s president and gave a speech to members of the civil authorities and diplomats

Pope Francis with President Enrique Pena Nieto and first lady, Angelica Rivera, upon his arrival in Mexico  (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

The Pontiff is meeting President Enrique Pena Nieto at the start of his visit to Mexico

Pope Francis and the Patriarch Kirill sign a joint declaration on religious unity at Jose Marti aiport in Havana (AP)

The Russian patriarch, not Pope Francis, has the most reason to be satisfied after the Havana meeting and joint statement

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis pose for photos at the beginning of their meeting (CNS)

‘I felt an interior joy that truly came from the Lord,’ the Pope tells reporters

Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis embrace at José Martí International Airport in Havana (AP)

‘Catholics and Orthodox are called to work together fraternally in proclaiming the Good News of salvation’

The historic meeting between Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis in Havana (AP)

Patriarch Kirill is overheard telling the Pope: ‘Things are easier now’

Pope Francis meets Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill at Jose Marti International airport in Havana (AP)

First meeting of a pope and Russian patriarch takes place in Havana

Police officers stand near a Pope Francis cutout in the center of town in Ciudad Juarez, (AP Photo/Ivan Pierre Aguirre)

Pope Francis arrives in the country today and will visit a once-notorious prison on Wednesday

Patriarch Kirill will be trying to push Constantinople further into the shade (Photo: AP)

Francis is walking into a Russian minefield

The meeting between the Pope and Patriarch Kirill is unprecedented, but the Russian Orthodox leader will come armed with his own political agenda

Pope Francis exchanges gifts with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at the Vatican (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

The Pope and Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi talked about the importance of reconciliation