- Published in International
The council’s meaning is still unfolding, says visiting expert
By Kevin Birnbaum
By Cindy Wooden
Just over five weeks before the canonizations of Blesseds John XXIII and John Paul II, Rome hotels are reporting they are almost fully booked and the Vatican has confirmed the Mass will take place in St. Peter's Square, despite knowing that hundreds of thousands of people will have to watch the ceremony on large video screens.