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Vatican says Pope John Paul II will be named a saint

The late Pope John Paul II is one of two popes who will be named saints, The Vatican announced on Friday.
The Vatican (WSYR-TV) – The late Pope John Paul II is one of two popes who will be named saints, The Vatican announced on Friday.

In addition to John Paul II, the late Pope John XXIII, who convened the Vatican II council in the 1960s, will also be declared a saint, the Vatican said.

According to CNN, no date has been set for their canonization.

Pope Francis signed the decree Friday morning, according to The Vatican.

For a complete report, visit CNN.com.

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