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Lovers flock to St. Peter's for Valentine's meeting with pope

Pope Francis smiles to an engaged couple, during a special audience to celebrate Saint Valentine's day, in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis smiles to an engaged couple, during a special audience to celebrate Saint Valentine's day, in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis smiles to an engaged couple, during a special audience to celebrate Saint Valentine's day, in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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Pope Francis waves as he leaves at the end of a special audience with engaged couple, to celebrate Saint Valentine's day, in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis waves as he leaves at the end of a special audience with engaged couple, to celebrate Saint Valentine's day, in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis waves as he leaves at the end of a special audience with engaged couple, to celebrate Saint Valentine's day, in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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Pope Francis waves as he leaves at the end of a special audience with engaged couple, to celebrate Saint Valentine's day, in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis waves as he leaves at the end of a special audience with engaged couple, to celebrate Saint Valentine's day, in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis waves as he leaves at the end of a special audience with engaged couple, to celebrate Saint Valentine's day, in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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Pope Francis leaves at the end of a special audience with engaged couple, to celebrate Saint Valentine's day, in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis leaves at the end of a special audience with engaged couple, to celebrate Saint Valentine's day, in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis leaves at the end of a special audience with engaged couple, to celebrate Saint Valentine's day, in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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Pope Francis leaves at the end of a special audience with engaged couple, to celebrate Saint Valentine's day, in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis leaves at the end of a special audience with engaged couple, to celebrate Saint Valentine's day, in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis leaves at the end of a special audience with engaged couple, to celebrate Saint Valentine's day, in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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