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Pope Francis smiles at Malta’s President George Abela, third from left, and, from left, his son Robert, grandson Matteo, daughter Maria and wife Margaret, during a private audience in the Pontiff’s studio, at the Vatican, Friday, March 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Pope Francis smiles at Malta’s President George Abela, third from left, and, from left, his son Robert, grandson Matteo, daughter Maria and wife Margaret, during a private audience in the Pontiff’s studio, at the Vatican, Friday, March 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Pope Francis holds by their hands Luca, left, and Giorgia May, grandchildren of Malta’s President George Abela, during a private audience in the Pontiff’s studio, at the Vatican, Friday, March 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, Pool)

Pope Francis exchanges gifts with Malta’s President George Abela, left, and his wife Margaret during a private audience in the Pontiff’s studio, at the Vatican, Friday, March 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, Pool)

Pope Francis poses for photographers with Malta’s President George Abela, at this left, and members of his family and delegates during a private audience in the Pontiff’s studio, at the Vatican, Friday, March 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, Pool)

Pope Francis talks with Malta’s President George Abela during a private audience in the Pontiff’s studio, at the Vatican, Friday, March 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, Pool)

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