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Pope Francis traveled Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2016, to the Caucasus countries of Georgia and Azerbaijan.
Concerning sexuality, the pope said "you must take things as they come" and give time to accompany and discern individually with the various situations people are facing.
Flying back to Rome after a visiting Georgia and Azerbaijan, the pope said he does not speak of electoral campaigns but that people should study and pray before voting.
The pope praises Azerbaijani interreligious cooperation during a low-key trip that included Mass with some of the country’s estimated 570 Catholics.
NCR Today: Pope Francis strongly criticized modern attitudes towards marriage during a series of lengthy off-the-cuff remarks to Catholics in this country Saturday afternoon.