|Photograph of Pope John XXIII with Toronto Mayor Nathan Phillips and his wife.
[between 1958 and 1962]
|Pope John Paul II arrives at Pearson Airport September 14, 1984 for the
Toronto/Huronia leg of the Papal Visit to Canada
Photograph courtesy RCMP/GRC
On Sunday, two former popes - Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II - will be canonized.
The Archdiocese of Toronto has created a website that includes biographies, stories from people who met the Popes and local events celebrating the canonizations. There is also a list of the many monuments, schools, parishes and other buildings in the archdiocese named after the Church's two newest saints.
ARCAT created a display of photos, papal medals depicting the Popes, as well as ephemera from the 1984 Papal Visit to Canada.