"However, I would stress that the Pope expressed the wish to go to Central African Republic during the press conference in the flight back from Philippines," he added.
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Lombardi said that "leaking confidential documents to the press for polemical ends or to foster conflict is not new, but is always to be strongly condemned, and is illegal."
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