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Pope Francis Canonizes Two Predecessors

Pope Francis, leader of the Roman Catholic Church, has proclaimed two of his predecessors -- John the 23rd and John Paul the Second -- as saints at a ceremony Sunday in St. Peter's Square. Officials say as many as one million people crowded St. Peter's and the nearby streets of Rome for the elevation-to-sainthood ceremony. Francis read the formal proclamation at the canonization Mass also attended by emeritus Pope Benedict the 16th. It is the first time two former popes have been...

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