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Pope Francis blesses a child at the Vatican on Saturday (AP)

Intentionally childless marriages can end ‘with the bitterness of bad solitude’, says Pontiff

Pope Francis has compared life to childbirth and the joy that it eventually brings (CNS)

Pope Francis spoke about the joy of Jesus this morning during Mass

Jordan's King Abdullah II, Pope Francis and and Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad bin Talal pose for photos during a private audience at the Domus Sanctae Marthae guesthouse (CNS)

Trip to Holy Land will include a visit to the royal palace and a Mass celebration in a football stadium

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Pope urges mourning for victims of war

Francis also condemns arms manufacturers who profit from conflicts

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Pope renews Argentine passport

Argentine Embassy officials visit Francis at the Vatican

Francis celebrates Mass in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae (CNS)

Francis says faithful shouldn’t look at their watches during Mass

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae (CNS)

From January parishes will send groups of 25 people to attend the Masses

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Francis calls on faithful not to forget old clergymen and women

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Pope was speaking during morning Mass at Domus Sanctae Marthae