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    Pope's ancestral village in Italy is proud of its progeny

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    The election of the new Pope in Italy has led to at least one packed church.

    The grandfather of Pope Francis was born in the village of Portacomaro Stazione near Turin, and strong family links remain.

    Twelve relatives will travel to Rome for the papal investiture on Tuesday, carrying a letter of support.

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