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NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Rome

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Pope Francis delivers a speech during a meeting with young people last month in Cagliari, Italy. Franco Origlia/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Francis waves to faithful as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Wednesday. Riccardo De Luca/AP hide caption

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People in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican hold Syrian flags and signs against a possible military strike, after gathering for a vigil in the name of peace convened by Pope Francis Saturday. Riccardo De Luca/AP hide caption

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Pope Francis returned to Rome on Monday after his trip to Brazil. The flight included a news conference in which the pope struck a conciliatory tone about gay Catholics. He also explained what he keeps in his black bag. Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Francis speaks during a gathering with Argentine youths at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro, on Thrusday. Pope Francis urged young Brazilians not to despair in the battle against corruption Thursday as he addressed their country's political problems in the wake of massive protests. Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady Aparecida on Wednesday in Aparecida, Brazil. Buda Mendes/Getty Images hide caption

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