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Washington Basilica Prepares for First Canonization Mass

Just a few days before Pope Francis arrives in Washington, preparations for the first canonization mass in the United States are well underway. At the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Cardinal Donald Wuerl toured the site to check on the progress. “When we come here next we’re going to be surrounded by over 25,000 people just to see and pray with our Holy Father," he told reporters. And competition for those seats is fierce. "This is...

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