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In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis holds a green parrot named Amore that was offered to him by his owner, Francesco Lombardi, during his weekly general audience in St. Peter square at the Vatican Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. After his dove release went terribly awry on Sunday, Francis gladly blessed the parrot and took the bird for a few seconds on his finger. The scene wasn’t so peaceful on Sunday, when children flanking Francis set free two white doves from his studio window overlooking St. Peter’s Square. The birds were soon attacked by a crow and seagull. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)

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In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis holds a green parrot named Amore that was offered to him by his owner, Francesco Lombardi, during his weekly general audience in St. Peter square at the Vatican Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. After his dove release went terribly awry on Sunday, Francis gladly blessed the parrot and took the bird for a few seconds on his finger. The scene wasn’t so peaceful on Sunday, when children flanking Francis set free two white doves from his studio window overlooking St. Peter’s Square. The birds were soon attacked by a crow and seagull. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)

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Pope Francis greets the faithful as he arrives for his weekly General Audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct.16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Pope Francis greets the faithful as he arrives for his weekly General Audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct.16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Pope Francis exchanges his skull-cup with a faithful as he arrives for his weekly General Audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct.16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Pope Francis grabs a scarf as he arrives for his weekly General Audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Pope Francis greets the faithful as he arrives for his weekly General Audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct.16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Pope Francis greets the faithful as he arrives for his weekly General Audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct.16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Pope Francis arrives for his weekly General Audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct.16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Pope Francis salutes the faithful as he arrives for his weekly General Audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Pope Francis salutes as he leaves after his weekly General Audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)