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Pentecost pilgrimages took place in Iraq, Lebanon, and Egypt

The Holy Spirit ‘makes the Church grow by helping it to go beyond human limits’, the Pope said

The Vatican and Tel Aviv only established full diplomatic relations in 1993

They also should not ‘have blogs or join groups’ hostile to him, he added

‘When I hear him speak, I become strong,’ say Holy Father

Questions remain about the ex-cardinal’s rise through the ranks despite complaints going back years

‘It does not hurt me at all,’ the Pope said. ‘Hypocrisy and lies hurt me, these hurt me’

Pontiff says selective abortion of the disabled is an ‘expression of an inhuman eugenics mentality’