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Pope credited with 'half miracle'

Pope Francis is being Pope Francis is being credited with a "half miracle" for turning St. Gennaro's blood to liquid in front of witnesses.

Locals witness historical canonization

Packing Saint Peter's Square Sunday were collars and cassocks from all over the world were seen.

Devin Scillian reports from Rome on historic day

Pope Francis declared Popes John XXIII and John Paul II saints Sunday in an unprecedented ceremony

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Unusual moments in papal history

On Saturday, Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II will both be named saints. In light of their canonization, take a look back at a few of the notable, unusual and surprising moments throughout papal history.

Pope Francis officially inaugurated

The Vatican estimates some 150,000 people gathered in St. Peter's Square Tuesday for Pope Francis' inaugural mass. Wearing the same simple iron cross he wore as a cardinal, and insisting upon remaining close with the people, Francis officially assumed the role as pontiff and set the tone for his papacy.

Devin Scillian: Pope's first day

Local 4's Devin Scillian is in Vatican City for Pope's Francis' first day.


World welcomes Francis on front pages

Newspapers around the world heralded the election of Pope Francis on their front pages.

Devin Scillian: The Pope of the Poor

I hate to quote anything from "Jerry McGuire," but I sense that my developing theme on what occurred last night in St. Peter's Square is ...

Detroit Catholics celebrate new Pope

The Detroit Archbishop welcomed the announcement with prayer on Wednesday.

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Obama: U.S. pope would do just as well

As cardinals gather at the Vatican to elect a new pope, President Barack Obama said he believes U.S. politics wouldn't stand in the way of an American pope doing his job.

Devin at the Vatican: The suspense builds

Earlier this year, I saw Zero Dark Thirty, a film about the hunt for Osama Bin Laden.  I was struck by how...

Devin Scillian: Sistine Chapel smoke watch

Local 4's Devin Scillian is in Vatican City as the Catholic church's conclave meets to select the next pope meets.

Devin in Vatican City: The start of the conclave

We're just a few hours away from the start of the conclave as the cardinals will ...

Devin sends papal conclave updates from Vatican

Local 4's Devin Scillian is at the Vatican sending us updates on the papal conclave.

Local 4 headed to Rome for selection of new pope

Local 4's Devin Scillian is on his way to Rome as Roman Catholic cardinals prepare to gather to begin the process of selecting the next pope.

Images: Ratzinger becomes Pope Benedict XVI

Choosing the name Benedict XVI, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is elected pope on April 19, 2005.

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