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Pope Francis Dons Croatian Scarf at Newlyweds Audience at the Vatican

(Photo: AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI)

(AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI)

Pope Francis blessed newlywed couples a happy wedded life when he gave his general blessing at the conclusion of the Papal audience on Wednesday at the Vatican.

Among the newlyweds at yesterday’s general audience were a Croatian couple bearing a gift for the Pope. The pair gave Pope Francis a Croatian scarf and he was happy to put it on.

 

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