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Pope Francis censes a statue of Mary during Mass at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Baku (CNS)

Pontiff celebrates Mass for 300 people in the capital Baku

Pope Francis attends a welcoming ceremony with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev (CNS)

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

Pope Francis attends a meeting with priests and seminarians in Tbilisi (AP)

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

Pope Francis greets pilgrims from Argentina during a general audience (CNS)

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

Pope Francis releases a dove after a meeting with Chaldean Catholics in Tbilisi (CNS)

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

Pope Francis, flanked by Georgian Orthodox Patriarch Ilia II, 2nd left, and Georgian President Georgi Margvelashvili, 2nd right, reviews honour guards shortly after landing in Tbilisi this morning. The pontiff is traveling to Georgia and Azerbaijan for a three-day visit. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

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

Georgian Orthodox Patriarch Ilia II, left, greets Pope Francis during welcoming ceremony shortly upon his landing in Tbilisi, Georgia, today  (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

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

An Italian Carabinieri police officer salutes as Pope Francis arrives to board an airplane in Rome's Fiumicino international airport, on his way to Tbilisi, Georgia. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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

Pope Francis steps out from the plane as he arrives in Poland earlier this year (AP)

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

Cardinal Kasper: the Buenos Aires letter doesn't back his proposal (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Amoris Laetitia is destined to be forgotten

Its ambiguity cannot be retroactively clarified by private letters