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David Cameron made the remarks when he visited the US last week (PA)

The Prime Minister was speaking to the US news programme Face the Nation

Pope Francis meets the father of Kristel Padasas, a young Catholic volunteer who was killed on Saturday while helping organise his Mass in typhoon-hit Tacloban (CNS)

Kristel Padasas died when scaffolding from stage fell down

Pope Francis waves before boarding his plane as he departs Manila (PA)

Papal visit to South Asia comes to an end as the Pope flies home

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass at Rizal Park in Manila (AP)

Pope Francis celebrates feast of the Santo Niño in Rizal Park, Manila

Pope Francis hugs a child during his meeting with the youth (AP)

Former street child asks Pope why God allows suffering

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in stormy conditions in Tacloban (AP)

Holy Father is forced to cut short his visit to island of Leyte amid tropical storm

People pray at a Mass at Santo Nino church in Tacloban on the one-year anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan (CNS photo/Paul Jeffrey)

The region is still grief-stricken by the typhoon that hit just over a year ago. Only a figure like Pope Francis can bring relief

Pope Francis and Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila arrive to celebrate Mass at Manila's cathedral (Photo: CNS)

The Pope was speaking at a meeting with families in Manila

Pope Francis hugs a former street child in Manila (

The children sent the Pope thousands of letters urging him to visit them

Pope Francis arrives in procession to celebrate Mass with bishops, priests and members of religious orders in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Manila (Photo: PA)

Pope Francis says the causes of inequality ‘plainly contradict the teaching of Christ’