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Pope Francis Canonizes 2 Predecessors

Pope Francis, leader of the Roman Catholic Church, proclaimed two of his predecessors ‒ John XXIII and John Paul II ‒ 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 XVI. It is the first time two...

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