POPE Francis has made a surprise visit to the site of the devastating earthquake in central Italy, praying silently alone amid the rubble in the hardest-hit part of the ruined town of Amatrice.The Vatican only announced the Pope’s visit to the quake zone shortly after his arrival yesterday morning, in keeping with Francis’s previously stated wishes to keep the visit private.”I didn’t come earlier so as not to cause problems, given your condition,” the Pope told survivors, according to Vatican Radio. “I didn’t want to be a bother.”

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