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Argentinian United Nations soldiers wave to Pope Francis

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Argentinian United Nations soldiers wave to Pope Francis as he arrives to lead the weekly audience in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican

A Swiss Guard is assisted after falling during Pope Francis' weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016.

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A Swiss Guard is assisted after falling during Pope Francis’ weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Wednesday

A Swiss guard helps a collegue to adjust his helmet at St Peter's square before the start of the Jubilee Year of Mercy in the Vatican.

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A Swiss guard helps a colleague to adjust his helmet at St Peter’s square before the start of the Jubilee Year of Mercy in the Vatican

Pope Francis...Pope Francis prays during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

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Pope Francis prays during his general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Wednesday

Fog partially covers the Cupola of St. Peter's Basilica, fronted by a statue of Jesus, prior to the arrival of Pope Francis for his weekly general audience, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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Fog partially covers the Cupola of St. Peter’s Basilica, fronted by a statue of Jesus, prior to the arrival of Pope Francis for his weekly general audience in Italy 

A bishop takes pictures of Pope Francis as he holds his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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A bishop takes pictures of Pope Francis as he holds his weekly general audience, in St. Peter’s Square, at the Vatican

Pope Francis exchanges caps during his weekly general audience at the Paul VI hall on Wednesday at the Vatican

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Pope Francis exchanges caps during his weekly general audience at the Paul VI hall on Wednesday at the Vatican

Pope Francis takes a selfie with a group of people during a meeting with the Youth Eucharistic Movement in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican.

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A group of people take selfies with Pope Francis during a meeting with the Youth Eucharistic Movement in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican.

Pope Francis Pope Francis hugs a child as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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Pope Francis hugs a child as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Wednesday

Pope Francis Pope presides over Chrism Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican Thursday, April 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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Pope Francis presides over Chrism Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, at the Vatican 

Circus artists perform in front of Pope Francis during the Wednesday general audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican

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Circus artists perform in front of Pope Francis during the Wednesday general audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican.

A man known as Marcello Di Finizio stands on the ledge of St Peter's facade to protest against the so-called Bolkestein directive on Monday at the Vatican. The Bolkestein directive is an EU directive aimed at opening up Europe's services sector to cross-border competition.

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A man known as Marcello Di Finizio stands on the ledge of St Peter’s facade to protest against the so-called Bolkestein directive on Monday at the Vatican. The Bolkestein directive is an EU directive aimed at opening up Europe’s services sector to cross-border competition

Couples dance a tango in front of Saint Peter's basilica at the Vatican, December 17, 2014. At the rear edge of the square more than 2,000 people, who came to Rome from all over Italy for the 78th birthday of Pope Francis, danced in "A tango for Pope Francis" event as music blared.

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Couples dance a tango in front of Saint Peter’s basilica at the Vatican on Wednesday. At the rear edge of the square more than 2,000 people, in Rome to celebrate the 78th birthday of Pope Francis, danced in “A tango for Pope Francis” event as music blared

A picture shows the silhouette of a statue at St Peter's square as the sun rises through clouds before a general audience of pope Francis

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A picture shows the silhouette of a stat…A picture shows the silhouette of a statue at St Peter’s square as the sun rises through clouds before a general audience of pope Francis

Franciscan wait for the arrival of Pope Francis before his general audience at St Peter's square on October 8, 2014 at the Vatican.

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Franciscan monks wait for the arrival of Pope Francis before his general audience at St Peter’s Square on Wednesday at the Vatican

Swiss guards stand in the Clementine Hall before a private audience of Malta's President, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca with Pope Francis on September 29, 2014 at the Vatican.

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Swiss guards in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall before a private meeting between Pope Francis and Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, president of Malta, on Monday.

Pope Francis arrives for his weekly gene...Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience in St Peter's square at the Vatican on September 3, 2014.

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Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience in St Peter’s square at the Vatican in Rome

Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead his weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican...Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead his weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican August 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Max Rossi

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Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead his weekly audience in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican today.

New recruits of the Vatican's elite Swiss Guard march during the swearing-in ceremony at the Vatican  May 6, 2014. The Swiss Guard, founded in 1506, consist of 100 volunteers who must be of Swiss nationality, Catholic, single, at least 174 cm (5.7 ft) tall and without a beard. New recruits are sworn in every year on May 6 to commemorate the day where 147 Swiss soldiers died defending the Pope during an attack on Rome in 1527.

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New recruits of the Vatican’s elite Swiss Guard attend a swearing in ceremony at the Vatican. The Swiss Guard, founded in 1506, consists of 100 volunteers who must be of Swiss nationality, Catholic, single, at least 174cm (5.7ft) tall and without a beard

Bishops wait for a mass to start ahead of the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican

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Bishops wait for a mass to start ahead of the canonisation ceremony of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II in St Peter’s Square at the Vatican