From Manila to Montreal, Dublin to Melbourne and everywhere in between, Catholics have come together to celebrate the canonisation of two great models of Christian virtue.
Click on the links below to read how the world has marked this great occasion:
Members of U.S. delegation talk about Sts. John XXIII, John Paul II (America magazine)
Thousands celebrate John Paul II's sainthood in Krakow (AFP/3news.co.nz)
Parish pulls out all the stops to celebrate canonisations (Archdiocese of Sydney)
Canonizations are celebrated by Boston Catholics (The Boston Globe)
Chicago celebrates two popes named saints (The Chicago Tribune)
Thousands of Irish in Vatican for canonisation of popes (The Irish Times)
Catholics hail 2 new saints (The Philippine Star)
Image: Boys in Papal costume in Manila. Photo by Noel Celis/ AFP.