"A huge crowd gathered in St. Peter's Square and surrounding vantage points to see a historic ceremony. "
Vatican City, April 27 - Popes John XXIII and John Paul II were canonised by Pope Francis Sunday in Vatican City, the country's official news network News.VA said.

A huge crowd gathered in St. Peter's Square and surrounding vantage points to see a historic ceremony.

Pope Francis read the formal proclamation at a canonisation mass which was also attended by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, Francis' predecessor.


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