Local Bishop Speaks about Canonization

Published 04/25 2014 09:49PM

Updated 04/28 2014 11:04AM

He was the second-longest serving pope in history, and the first non-Italian in almost 500 years.

Pope John Paul II will be canonized Sunday in Rome.

Bishop Daniel Jenky of Congregation of Holy Cross says, “Just like there are living Christians that inspire us, convert us, bring us closer to God, the Saints we believe, continue to do that. They pray with us and for us.”

Pope John XXIII will also be canonized Sunday.

More than a million people are expected to be in Rome for the celebration.

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