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Pope visits Auschwitz

Pope Francis walks through Auschwitz's notorious gate with the sign "Arbeit Macht Frei" (Work sets you free) during his visit to the former Nazi death camp, Poland, July 29, 2016. REUTERS/Filippo Monteforte/Pool     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Pope Francis walks through Auschwitz's notorious gate with the sign "Arbeit Macht Frei" (Work sets you free) during his visit to the former Nazi death camp, Poland, July 29, 2016. REUTERS/Filippo Monteforte/Pool TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Pope Francis walks through Auschwitz's notorious gate with the sign "Arbeit Macht Frei" (Work sets you free) during his visit to the former Nazi death camp, Poland, July 29, 2016. REUTERS/Filippo Monteforte/Pool TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Pope Francis pays respects by the death wall in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters

Pope Francis pays respects by the death wall in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters

Pope Francis pays respects by the death wall in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters
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Pope Francis arrives to visit Auschwitz's former Nazi death camp, Poland. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters

Pope Francis arrives to visit Auschwitz's former Nazi death camp, Poland. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters

Pope Francis arrives to visit Auschwitz's former Nazi death camp, Poland. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters
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Pope Francis meets concentration camp survivors in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Pope Francis meets concentration camp survivors in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Pope Francis meets concentration camp survivors in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Pope Francis arrives to visit Auschwitz's former Nazi death camp, Poland. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters

Pope Francis arrives to visit Auschwitz's former Nazi death camp, Poland. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters

Pope Francis arrives to visit Auschwitz's former Nazi death camp, Poland. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters
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Pope Francis visits former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Pope Francis visits former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Pope Francis visits former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
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Pope Francis arrives during his visit to Birkenau's former Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis arrives during his visit to Birkenau's former Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis arrives during his visit to Birkenau's former Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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Pope Francis visits to Birkenau's former Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters

Pope Francis visits to Birkenau's former Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters

Pope Francis visits to Birkenau's former Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters
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Pope Francis walks through a gate with the words "Arbeit macht frei" (Work sets you free) at the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Pope Francis walks through a gate with the words "Arbeit macht frei" (Work sets you free) at the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Pope Francis walks through a gate with the words "Arbeit macht frei" (Work sets you free) at the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
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Pope Francis pays respect in front of graves after he lays a candle during his visit to Birkenau's former Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis pays respect in front of graves after he lays a candle during his visit to Birkenau's former Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis pays respect in front of graves after he lays a candle during his visit to Birkenau's former Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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Pope Francis pays respect in front of graves during his visit to Birkenau's former Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis pays respect in front of graves during his visit to Birkenau's former Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis pays respect in front of graves during his visit to Birkenau's former Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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Pope Francis pays respects by the death wall in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Pope Francis pays respects by the death wall in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Pope Francis pays respects by the death wall in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Pope Francis walks to the death wall in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Pope Francis walks to the death wall in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Pope Francis walks to the death wall in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Pope Francis meets concentration camp survivors in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Pope Francis meets concentration camp survivors in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Pope Francis meets concentration camp survivors in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Pope Francis pays respects by the death wall in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Pope Francis pays respects by the death wall in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Pope Francis pays respects by the death wall in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Pope Francis walks through a gate with the words "Arbeit macht frei" (Work sets you free) at the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland, July 29, 2016. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters

Pope Francis walks through a gate with the words "Arbeit macht frei" (Work sets you free) at the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland, July 29, 2016. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters

Pope Francis walks through a gate with the words "Arbeit macht frei" (Work sets you free) at the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland, July 29, 2016. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters
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Pope Francis walks through a gate with the words "Arbeit macht frei" (Work sets you free) at the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Pope Francis walks through a gate with the words "Arbeit macht frei" (Work sets you free) at the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Pope Francis walks through a gate with the words "Arbeit macht frei" (Work sets you free) at the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
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Pope Francis arrives to visit Auschwitz's former Nazi death camp, Poland. REUTERS/Filippo Monteforte/Pool

Pope Francis arrives to visit Auschwitz's former Nazi death camp, Poland. REUTERS/Filippo Monteforte/Pool

Pope Francis arrives to visit Auschwitz's former Nazi death camp, Poland. REUTERS/Filippo Monteforte/Pool
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A sign reading " Halt, Stop" is seen at the Auschwitz's former Nazi death camp, during a visit of Pope Francis, Poland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

A sign reading " Halt, Stop" is seen at the Auschwitz's former Nazi death camp, during a visit of Pope Francis, Poland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

A sign reading " Halt, Stop" is seen at the Auschwitz's former Nazi death camp, during a visit of Pope Francis, Poland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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Pope Francis walks through Auschwitz's notorious gate with the sign "Arbeit Macht Frei" (Work sets you free) during his visit to the former Nazi death camp, Poland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis walks through Auschwitz's notorious gate with the sign "Arbeit Macht Frei" (Work sets you free) during his visit to the former Nazi death camp, Poland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis walks through Auschwitz's notorious gate with the sign "Arbeit Macht Frei" (Work sets you free) during his visit to the former Nazi death camp, Poland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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