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Pope to focus on grandparents after newlyweds

Pope now focuses on grandparents after celebrating newlyweds in run-up to big family meeting
Nicole Winfield, The Associated Press

VATICAN CITY - First, Pope Francis married 20 couples to highlight the role of families as the heart of the Catholic Church. Next up is a special Mass for grandparents.

Francis and 100 elderly priests will celebrate a Mass in St. Peter's Square on Sept. 28 in honour of the elderly, part of his long-standing belief that old people shouldn't be shut away in retirement homes but should be actively cherished for their wisdom.

2 men charged over $68 million drug haul in Sydney

2 Canadian-Vietnamese dual citizens charged with smuggling drugs worth $68 million to Sydney
The Associated Press

SYDNEY - Two Canadian-Vietnamese dual citizens have been charged with smuggling heroin and methamphetamine worth 75 million Australian dollars ($68 million) hidden in a consignment of frozen fish fillets shipped from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, officials said Monday.

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