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    History in St. Peters Square as John XIII and John Paul II are proclaimed saints

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    Pope Francis proclaimed two of his predecessors, Popes John XXIII and John Paul II as saints of the Roman Catholic Church on Sunday at a ceremony in Saint Peter’s Square attended by hundreds of thousands of faithful from around the world.

    Francis read the formal proclamation at a canonisation Mass which was also attended by former Pope Benedict, who resigned last year.