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Pope Francis, seen here at a general audience in March, has said he believes it should be easier for divorced Catholics to remarry in the church and receive the sacraments. In response, the Diocese of Pittsburgh has eliminated fees for annulments, as have other dioceses across Pennsylvania.

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Pope Francis, seen here at a general audience in March, has said he believes it should be easier for divorced Catholics to remarry in the church and receive the sacraments. In response, the Diocese of Pittsburgh has eliminated fees for annulments, as have other dioceses across Pennsylvania.

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WASHINGTON CROSSING, PA - DECEMBER 7: Re-enactors row a boat during a dress rehearsal for the crossing of the Delaware River at Washington Crossing State Park December 7, 2014 in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania. The dress rehearsal is held annually, about two weeks before the Christmas Day reenactment. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Cain Images)

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Catholic school students listen during a news conference Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia. Pope Francis confirmed Monday that he will make his first papal visit to the United States with a trip to Philadelphia next September for the World Meeting of Families, a conference held every three years in a different city to celebrate the importance of family. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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Pope Francis arrives to the stage to accompany pilgrims before a night vigil at the Copacabana beachfront in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, July 27, 2013. Francis will preside over an evening vigil service on Copacabana beach that is expected to draw more than 1 million young people. (AP Photo/Luca Zennaro, Pool)

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In this photo provided by the Vatican paper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis walks past a banner announcing the World Meeting of Families, at the Vatican, Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Pope Francis confirmed Monday that he will travel to the U.S. next year to participate in a rally for families in Philadelphia. Francis had said he hoped to make the September meeting. But he confirmed his presence at the World Meeting of Families during a speech to an interreligious conference on traditional f…

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Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, left, arrives for an interview with The Associated Press, at the Vatican, Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Pope Francis confirmed Monday that he will travel to the U.S. next year to participate in a rally for families in Philadelphia. Francis had said he hoped to make the September meeting. But he confirmed his presence at the World Meeting of Families during a speech to an interreligious conference on traditional family values at the Vatican. Philadelphia A…

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The National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in New Britain Township held a special mass and procession for Pope John Paul II on Sunday afternoon, following his canonization Sunday.

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Monsignor George Majoros (in gold) leads prayers at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in New Britain Township during a special mass and procession for Pope John Paul II on Sunday afternoon, following his canonization Sunday.

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Students from St. Katharine Drexel Regional School in Holland attend mass at the St. Katharine Drexel Shrine in Bensalem on Wednesday morning as the new school asks for her blessing as it begins its history. Here fifth grader Nick Zanaras, 10, petitions the saint as he places his hand on her shrine after the mass.