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A wedding needs to have wine, says Pope Francis — tea ‘would be embarrassing’

More than 100 officials and legal experts attended a summit sponsored by the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

Following a request from the Pope, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences is organising a two-day workshop that will take place in November

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said the Pope hopes to attend but his participation cannot be confirmed at this stage

Cheryl Tobin, who has stage 4 cancer, said she was ‘overwhelmed with emotion’

Pope Francis ordained 11 new priests in St Peter’s Basilica on Sunday

Francis called for Fr Uzhunnalil and ‘all people kidnapped in areas of armed conflict’ to be set free

Convent in Italy to provide accommodation and care to those fleeing war

But God will always turn the gravest of sins ‘white as snow’, Francis says at his general audience

The Jesuit priest has been general director of Vatican Radio since 2005