Pope Francis has held a mass for thousands of Catholics on the final day of his trip to Morocco. The pontiff called for dialogue between Christians and Muslims and respect for the rights of migrants.
Pope Francis' Morocco trip is aimed at promoting moderate Islam and showing solidarity with migrants fleeing to Europe. In February, Francis visited the UAE, where he emphasized the need for interfaith dialogue.
Cardinal George Pell has taken his case to the country's High Court, his last avenue of appeal. He is currently serving a six-year sentence for abusing two boys in the 1990s.
The pontiff urged Morocco's Catholic community to avoid attempting to convert Muslims and to have good ties with people of all faiths. Pope Francis is backing Morocco's efforts to promote a moderate version of Islam.
After being trapped in an elevator due to a power outage, Pope Francis made it to his weekly Angelus prayers. There, he announced 13 new cardinals from the periphery of the church, some of whom have worked with refugees.
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