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VATICAN CITY (RNS) For the first time, viewers will be able to watch the historic canonizations of Pope John Paul II and John XXIII live in 3-D movie theaters in 20 countries across North and South America and Europe.


  1. This will not be the first double canoization as stated here. In the Holy Year 2000 I attended the October 1st canonization when over 100 saints were canonized at the same Mass including the American St Katherine Drexel. It may be the first time two Popes have been canonized together. Kevin B Hale