Forty “I do’s” – or “Si” in Italian – were pronounced in St. Peter’s Basilica Sunday as Pope Francis married 20 couples, with one bride already a mother.
REDIPUGLIA, Italy — Pope Francis confronts a piece of his own family history on Saturday when he visits a World War I memorial built amid battlefields where his grandfather fought in a fierce Italian offensive against the Austro-Hungarian empire — surviving to impress upon the future pope the horrors of war.
Jesus Mata Martinez’s story is one of those tales of a long and winding road that happened to end up in Fort Wayne.

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