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The heart of the saint was taken to the Archdiocese of Boston, the first time the relic has left Italy

It will be the first time the relic has left Italy

A reliquary containing some of the saint’s skin will tour Britain and Ireland in the autumn

Piece of cassock soaked in a vial of the late pope’s blood is being flown from Ireland today

Thousands pray in front of relic in Killucan, Co Westmeath