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Pontiff celebrates Mass for 300 people in the capital Baku

Francis meets President Ilham Aliyev at end of three-day trip

‘Today you do not destroy with weapons, you destroy with ideas,’ says Pope

Pontiff says trips to Africa and Asia prevent a visit to his homeland

Francis asks Jesus to free humanity from ‘every division and evil’

Pope Francis made the address after a private meeting with the Georgian president

Pope Francis’s three-day trip is unlikely to be win-win

The visit shows improved ties between the Holy See and the two former Soviet republics

The Pope’s first meeting is with President Giorgi Margvelashvili in Tbilisi, Georgia, today

Its ambiguity cannot be retroactively clarified by private letters