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Rome mayor says John Paul II's canonisation at risk

City won't have money for event if govt doesn't intervene

27 February, 10:51
Rome mayor says John Paul II's canonisation at risk (ANSA) - Rome, February 27 - Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino on Thursday said that the ceremony for the canonisation of popes John Paul II and John XXII on April 27 was at risk if central government does not intervene in the capital's funding crisis.

"In March there won't be money to pay 25,000 city employees...

nor to organise the canonization of the two popes," he said.

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