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Pope Francis approves sainthood for Mother Teresa
Pope Francis approves sainthood for Mother Teresa

Pope Francis approved sainthood for Mother Teresa, the missionary nun who became a global if controversial symbol of compassion for her care of the sick and destitute.

Pope Francis approves sainthood for Mother Teresa
Pope Francis declares John Paul II, John XXIII saints
Pope Francis declares John Paul II, John XXIII saints

Pope Francis on Sunday proclaimed John Paul II and John XXIII the Catholic Church's newest saints at a festive ceremony joined by hundreds of thousands of pilgrims for two pontiffs who helped shape 20th-century history.

Pope Francis declares John Paul II, John XXIII saints
John Paul II sainthood a delicate issue for Mexicans
John Paul II sainthood a delicate issue for Mexicans

Many Mexicans have mixed emotions about seeing the late pope John Paul II become a saint: they loved the man but feel he covered up sexual abuses by priests.

John Paul II sainthood a delicate issue for Mexicans
 Pope to name seven saints including first Native American
Pope to name seven saints including first Native American

Pope Benedict XVI will name seven new saints on Sunday including the first Native American, marking the start of a "Year of Faith" aimed at countering the rising tide of secularism in the West.

Pope to name seven saints including first Native American

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