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Archbishop Georg Ganswein, prefect of the papal household, looks on as Pope Francis holds up his prepared talk and begins to speak off the cuff during an audience with religious at the Vatican (CNS)

Francis spoke at an event to mark the close of the Year for Consecrated Life

Pope Francis meets actor Leonardo Di Caprio during a private audience at the Vatican  (L'Osservatore Romano/AP)

The Pope has reportedly agreed to appear as himself in family movie, Beyond the Sun

Pope Francis arrives for an audience with nuns and priests in the Pope Paul VI hall at the Vatican (AP)

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Members of Britain First protesting outside London Central Mosque last year (AP)

Members of Britain First recently marched through Luton carrying crosses and handing out anti-Islam leaflets

Pope Francis in St Peter's Square on the weekend (CNS)

Pope Francis spoke to the faithful in St Peter’s Square on Sunday

The car was used by Pope Francis for last year's visit (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Fiat that Pope Francis used goes for more than four times its normal price

Pope Francis greets a young girl during a special audience for the Holy Year of Mercy in St Peter's Square  (CNS)

30,000 people gathered in St Peter’s Square for the jubilee audience on Saturday

The Pope expressed his hope that the day of prayer would promote an encounter of people of different religions  (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Christians, Muslims and Jews all share compassion and care for the sick, Francis says

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani meets Pope Francis at the Vatican on Tuesday (Photo: AP)

Iranian leaders may fawn over Pope Francis in public, but privately they see the Holy See as a useful tool for achieving their global ambitions

The Pope and Leonardo DiCaprio (Photo: L'Osservatore Romano)

DiCaprio gave the Pope a book of works by Hieronymus Bosch