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Pope Francis swings incense as he celebrates mass during the canonisation ceremony in St Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis swings incense as he celebrates mass during the canonisation ceremony in St Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis swings incense as he celebrates mass during the canonisation ceremony in St Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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Catholic faithful hold a banner with a portrait of Pope John Paul II in the middle of the crowd during the canonisation ceremony in St Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Catholic faithful hold a banner with a portrait of Pope John Paul II in the middle of the crowd during the canonisation ceremony in St Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Catholic faithful hold a banner with a portrait of Pope John Paul II in the middle of the crowd during the canonisation ceremony in St Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Max Rossi
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Catholic faithful on Via della Conciliazione attend the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in St Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Catholic faithful on Via della Conciliazione attend the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in St Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Catholic faithful on Via della Conciliazione attend the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in St Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Max Rossi
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Pope Francis swings incense as he celebrates mass during the canonisation ceremony in St Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Pope Francis swings incense as he celebrates mass during the canonisation ceremony in St Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Pope Francis swings incense as he celebrates mass during the canonisation ceremony in St Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Max Rossi
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Pope Francis arrives in procession to start a mass ahead of the canonisation ceremony of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis arrives in procession to start a mass ahead of the canonisation ceremony of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis arrives in procession to start a mass ahead of the canonisation ceremony of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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Pope Francis (C) kisses the main altar as he celebrates a mass ahead of the canonisation ceremony of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis (C) kisses the main altar as he celebrates a mass ahead of the canonisation ceremony of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis (C) kisses the main altar as he celebrates a mass ahead of the canonisation ceremony of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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Former Pope Benedict XVI arrives to attend the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II to start in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Former Pope Benedict XVI arrives to attend the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II to start in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Former Pope Benedict XVI arrives to attend the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II to start in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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A bishop gestures as he arrives for the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II to start in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A bishop gestures as he arrives for the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II to start in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A bishop gestures as he arrives for the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II to start in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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Former Pope Benedict XVI arrives to attend the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II to start in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Former Pope Benedict XVI arrives to attend the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II to start in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Former Pope Benedict XVI arrives to attend the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II to start in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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Polish pilgrims carrying flags and banners wait for a canonisation ceremony to start near St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Polish pilgrims carrying flags and banners wait for a canonisation ceremony to start near St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Polish pilgrims carrying flags and banners wait for a canonisation ceremony to start near St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Max Rossi
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Catholic faithful are camped outside Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome as they wait a canonisation ceremony to take place at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Catholic faithful are camped outside Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome as they wait a canonisation ceremony to take place at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Catholic faithful are camped outside Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome as they wait a canonisation ceremony to take place at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
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A lone nun arrives to attend a canonisation ceremony in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A lone nun arrives to attend a canonisation ceremony in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A lone nun arrives to attend a canonisation ceremony in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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A nun walks past statues on the colonnade of St. Peter's Square before the canonisation ceremony at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

A nun walks past statues on the colonnade of St. Peter's Square before the canonisation ceremony at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

A nun walks past statues on the colonnade of St. Peter's Square before the canonisation ceremony at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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Bishops wait for a mass to start ahead of the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Bishops wait for a mass to start ahead of the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Bishops wait for a mass to start ahead of the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski and his wife Anna Komorowska await the start of the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski and his wife Anna Komorowska await the start of the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski and his wife Anna Komorowska await the start of the canonisation ceremony of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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A woman poses with a flag featuring Pope John Paul II while waiting for celebrations of the canonization of Pope John Paul II at the Vatican, outside the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy church in Krakow April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Filip Klimaszewski

A woman poses with a flag featuring Pope John Paul II while waiting for celebrations of the canonization of Pope John Paul II at the Vatican, outside the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy church in Krakow April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Filip Klimaszewski

A woman poses with a flag featuring Pope John Paul II while waiting for celebrations of the canonization of Pope John Paul II at the Vatican, outside the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy church in Krakow April 27, 2014. REUTERS/Filip Klimaszewski
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