Double pope canonization to broadcast live around the world
April 27 ceremony in St. Peter's Square covered in HD, 3D, 4KUHD31 March, 19:15
Relying on nine satellites and 33 cameras placed in St.
Peter's Square, the coverage will be sent out in HD, 3D and 4K Ultra HD resolution by Holy See national broadcaster Vatican Television Center and Sky TV, an Italian digital satellite television platform owned by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox.
So far, 500 movie theaters in 20 countries have signed up for the broadcast, 120 of them in Italy, the Vatican said.
Pope Francis last July signed a decree to make saints of his two most popular recent predecessors.