European leaders are in Rome to celebrate 60 years of the European Union. But the summit is taking place in the shadow of Britain's withdrawal from the bloc.
The pope has insisted any public criticism of the plight of the Rohingya during his Myanmar trip would have backfired. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have been forced from their homes, accused of being interlopers.
Pope Francis has rounded off his trip to Asia by visiting a Bangladeshi orphanage and home for the disabled run by Mother Teresa's order. It followed the pontiff's anticipated encounter with the Rohingya Muslim refugees.
Pope Francis has appealed to Myanmar's Buddhist clergy to reconcile people of different ethnicities and religions in a country plagued by decades of conflict. The pontiff also celebrated Mass with some 150,000 people.
Pope Francis has warned against 'particular and nationalist agendas' threatening Europe and called for solidarity, teamwork and shared sacrifice. He said Europe should be a continent of peacemakers.
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