In this July 12, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis checks his watch as Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi stands beside him, during an airborne press conference aboard the airplane directed to Rome, at the end of his Apostolic journey in Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay. The Pope plans to meet Cuba’s president and its priests, its young and its sick, its churchgoers and its seminarians as he travels across the island starting Saturday. But not its dissidents. Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said that Francis had not accepted any invitations to meet with dissidents, and well-known opposition members told The Associated Press they have received no invitation to see him. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)
Father Federico Lombardi (left), the Vatican's spokesman, and Vatican communications adviser Greg Burke present Pope Benedict XVI's Twitter Web page (top right) to journalists at the Vatican Press Hall on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
**FILE** Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi speaks Sept. 2, 2011, during a press conference at the Holy See press office at the Vatican. (Associated Press)
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