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Pope John Paul II looks at one of the two doves released by children from the window of his private apartments at the end of the Sunday Angelus prayer at the Vatican in this January 30, 2005 file photo. The late Pope John Paul II will be made a saint, the Vatican said on July 5, 2013, announcing that Pope Francis had approved a second miracle attributed to the Polish pontiff, who led the Roman Catholic Church from 1978 to 2005. REUTERS/Max Rossi/Files (VATICAN - Tags: RELIGION PROFILE)

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Vatican: Popes John Paul II, John XXIII to be made saints

VATICAN CITY -- Pope John Paul II, the globe-trotting pontiff who led the Catholic Church for nearly 27 years, and Pope John XXIII, who called the reforming Second Vatican Council, will be declared saints, the Vatican said on Friday.. The Vatican said Pope Francis had approved a second miracle

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