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Love is in the prayer: Italian church to play host to singles' event

Friars at St Anthony’s basilica in Padua hope saint can help hundreds of people find love
St Anthony’s basilica in Padua. Hundreds of people have signed up for the event. Photograph: Universal Images Group/Getty Images

Friars at one of Italy’s most revered and beautiful churches are endeavouring to play cupid to hundreds of single people due to converge on the building in search of a soulmate.

The friars at St Anthony’s basilica in

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