Pope Francis reflects on the essence of marriage

The ceremony

Amid the splendour of St Peter's Basilica in Rome, 20 Italian couples were married during last weekend - and their celebrant was no ordinary priest, but Pope Francis himself. So what does the Holy Father have to say on the essentials of marriage?

Although the setting could not grander, Pope Francis's words spoke to the simple humanity of the occasion - two people dedicating themselves to each other for life. To listen to Pope Francis's homily on marriage and see something of the splendour of the day in this video from the Catholic News Service, CLICK HERE.

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