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Archbishop Listecki on Excitement Before Canonization Weekend

FILE - In this undated picture released by Sergio Rubin, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, right, kisses the hand of Pope John Paul II during a ceremony at the Vatican. Bergoglio, who became Pope Francis on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, cleared Pope John Paul II for sainthood, approving a miracle attributed to his intercession and setting up a remarkable dual canonization along with another beloved pope, John XXIII. (AP Photo/Sergio Rubin) Photo: Image by The Associated Press

Archbishop Listecki on Excitement Before Canonization Weekend

By WTMJ Staff. CREATED Apr 24, 2014

This weekend's canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII, or "Popapalooza" as some people are calling it, will go down in history as one of the fastest canonizations in history.  Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki is in Italy for the event with a group of local Catholics and he says the city is bursting with excitement and anticipation for this weekend's festivities.