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Pope Francis greets the faithful as he arrives at the Our Lady of Providence Centre in Rome in 2015

By washing the feet of the refugees, ‘Francis is asking for respect for each one of them,’ Archbishop Rino Fisichella said

Pope Francis arrives on his popemobile for toay's weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican (PA)

The Pope quoted from Julian’s vision in which Jesus told her ‘if I might suffer more, I would suffer more’

A Filipino in Manila lights candles among flowers offered for victims of the Brussels attacks (AP)

‘We must stay faithful to our message of peace,’ Archbishop Josef De Kesel told a French newspaper

Pope Francis attends his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square (PA)

The Pope asked all people of good will to condemn Tuesday’s ‘cruel abominations’ in Belgium’s capital

Nuns and faithful hold candles as they attend the Via Crucis  service in 2015 (CNS)

Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti meditations for the Good Friday service refer to modern martyrs killed ‘in every corner of the globe’

Pope Francis ordains Archbishop Peter B. Wells, a native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Spanish Bishop Miguel Angel Ayuso Guixot, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope Francis has ordained two Vatican officials as bishops

President Obama is greeted by Cardinal Jaime Ortega last night (AP)

Cardinal Ortega, along with Pope Francis, played a part in the ‘Cuban Thaw’ of diplomatic relations with the US

A man leaves carnations at the site of the bombing in Istanbul (AP)

The Pope has also expressed his sorrow at the the recent plane crash in Russia and bus crash in Spain

Pope Francis shakes hands with Kevin Systrom, CEO and co-founder of Instagram (L' Osservatore Romano/pool photo via AP)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckberg posted a welcome message to the Pontiff

Cathedral of St Gregory the Illuminator in Yerevan, Armenia (CNS)

Vatican spokesman revealed that the trip may take place in June