23 November 2014

6 new Catholic saints at a glance

A faithful holds an Indian flag and a statuette of priest Elias Chavara prior to the start of a Canonization Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.
Pope Francis on Sunday canonized six new saints, two Indians and four Italians, all of whom dedicated their lives to helping the poor.
Here is a look at the new saints: 

Pope canonizes 2 Indians, 4 Italians

A faithful holds an Indian flag and a statuette of priest Elias Chavara prior to the start of a Canonization Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.
Pope Francis has canonized six new saints, including a priest and a nun from the Indian state of Kerala, in a packed ceremony in St. Peter's Square.