Pope Benedict announces new saints
Pope Benedict the 16th added seven more saints Sunday and two of them were Americans.
Nearly 80,000 pilgrims made their way to Saint Peter's Square for the announcement Sunday.
The two American saints were Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American saint, and Mother Marianne Cope a 19th century Franciscan nun who cared for leprosy patients in Hawaii.
Although they lived two centuries apart, the two American saints actually hail from roughly the same place, upstate New York.