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The Pope has the second highest number of followers for any world leader, behind Donald Trump

Here is the full schedule for the Pope’s trip

Pope Francis said the wide variety of Catholic rites in India is not a threat to unity

‘Many of us feel intense pain, as if a dagger had been thrust into our guts,’ said Cardinal Antonio Cañizares of Valencia

Leaders of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said it restored ‘peaceful coexistence between Church and state’

The Church is sheltering several police officers who claim to have knowledge of extrajudicial killings

The Pope criticised the ‘dark net’ where ‘evil finds ever new, effective and pervasive ways to act and to expand’

The Pope added that sexual differences are not a personal choice

Christians are not ‘prophets of doom’ but rather missionaries of hope, the Pope said

However, it is expected to take several years to accomplish