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The Pope spoke at an open air Mass in Colombo attended by thousands

Thousands see Sri Lanka’s first saint canonised by Pope Francis in Colombo

The Pope was speaking shortly after arriving at Colombo airport this morning

Francis was speaking at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall during the first day of his papal visit

Pope Francis begins papal visit with speech delivered in English at Colombo airport

Pope Francis also called on Muslim leaders and other religious officials to condemn terrorism in speech

Francis will be welcomed in Sri Lanka by the country’s new president

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