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Members of the Italian association Comitato Articolo 26 take part in the Novena vigil prayer, praying for terminally ill British boy Alfie Evans, at the St Peter's square in Vatican, on April 26, 2018. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pictures: Vatican Vigil for Alfie Evans

A candlelit vigil was held outside the Vatican as the parents of Alfie Evans said that they would cease fighting to bring their son home and would work with the hospital to give him “dignity and comfort”.