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‘It's not a catastrophe’: Pope Francis says he will consider retiring after Canada trip

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Pope Francis has announced he is considering retiring after his week-long trip to Canada, saying that changing Pope is “not a catastrophe”.

He spoke to the journalists on his flight back to Rome, explaining that the week-long pilgrimage was "a bit of a test" that showed he needed to slow down and one day possibly retire.

“It’s not strange. It’s not a catastrophe, you can change the pope", Pope Francis added before leaving Canada.

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