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Hypocrites call out scandal to make themselves seem pure, the Pope said

The nominees include Cardinal Cupich and Cardinal Tobin

The ‘C9’ council of cardinals also expressed their full confidence in Pope Francis

Pope Francis will make a four-day trip to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

‘We ask forgiveness for the abuse in Ireland, abuse of power and of conscience,’ he said

He also prayed that Irish families would be ‘a bulwark of faith and goodness’

Pope Francis begins his visit on Saturday

The Pope prayed for the 38 people who died the previous day in the Genoa bridge collapse

Young people should remember they are part of the Church too, the Pope said

The Pope praised the bishops’ decisions as ‘realistic and concrete’