Excitement was building in Rome on Saturday, as the historic weekend canonization of two popes got underway.
Rome, built upon layers of history, has never seen anything quite like the canonization of two popes at the same time.
For parishioners at one church in the Garden State, Sunday’s canonization of two popes in Vatican City holds special meaning.
Faithful from around the globe are arriving in Rome for the historic canonization of two popular popes.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan said in the church, saints are usually “museum pieces” who lived hundreds of years ago. But he said that is not the case for Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II.