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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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Auxiliary Bishop Thaddeus Ma Daqin following his 2012 episcopal ordination (CNS photo/courtesy of UCAnews)

Fr Lombardi says Pope Francis remembers Chinese Catholics every day in prayer

Archbishop Socrates Villegas, centre, president of the Philippines bishops' conference (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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Pope Francis salutes Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, left, at the end of a consistory in 2014 (PA)

The Pope has written the preface to a new collection of Benedict’s writings on the priesthood

Pope Francis walks with a group of refugees this morning (AP Photo/Fabio Frustaci)

The Pope calls for Europe to grant asylum to more refugees as he addresses the faithful at the Vatican

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope delivered a video message to participants at the Sixth World Congress Against the Death Penalty

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The website has been launched by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis spent more than an hour responding to questions during an afternoon visit to Rome’s Villa Nazareth

Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

Five people, including Blessed Elizabeth, will be declared saints on October 16