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A man walks past posters announcing the double canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII on April 24, 2014, in Rome. (credit: Getty Images)

Thousands Pack St. Peter’s Square For Canonization Of John XXIII and John Paul II

Generations of church history have passed, but Catholicism has never seen a ceremony like the one that enrolled John XXIII and John Paul II as saints.

04/27/2014

Mother Mary Alphonsa, up for sainthood by the Vatican. (credit: CBS 2)

Founder Of Westchester Religious Order Up For Possible Sainthood By Vatican

In 1901, Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, daughter of author Nathaniel Hawthorne, founded the Dominican Order of St. Rose of Lima and moved her work to Rosary Hill in Hawthorne.

05/16/2013

Pope John Paul II waves from the gangway of his plane - Damascus, Syria - May 8, 2001 - Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

Pope Benedict XVI Approves Miracle For John Paul II

Pope Benedict XVI declared in a decree that a French nun’s recovery from Parkinson’s disease was miraculous, the last step needed for the beloved pontiff’s beatification.

01/14/2011

Monsignor Bernard Quinn (credit: CBS 2)

Possible Sainthood For Brooklyn Church Founder

Monsignor Bernard Quinn began Saint Peter Claver Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant back in 1922 as the first church for Black Catholics in the Brooklyn Diocese.

09/22/2010