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Pope Francis leads the canonization mass in which John Paul II and John XXIII are declared saints on April 27, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. (credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Declares John Paul II, John XXIII Saints

Catholics around the world are celebrating the declaration of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII as saints of the Catholic Church – an unprecedented event made even more historic by the presence of Pope Francis and retired Pope Benedict XVI in Rome.

04/27/2014

Pope Francis has lamented the abandoning of the traditionally Christian practice of not working on Sundays, saying it has a negative impact on families and friendships. (Photo credit: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Baltimore Archbishop Going To Rome To Witness Canonizations

Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori is traveling to Rome to see the canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII.

04/22/2014

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