Two new saints announced

COURTESY OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Associated Press

Pope John Paul II waves as he crosses St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City, in this photo taken on April 23, 1997. Popes John Paul II and John XXIII will be declared saints on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Pope Francis announced the date Monday, Sept. 30, during a meeting with cardinals inside the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace.