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Benedict XVI is now in St. Peter's Square ready for the canonization ceremony

(-ONLY VIDEO-) Benedict XVI walked into St. Peter's Square at 9:30 on Sunday morning, roughly 30 minutes before the start of the canonization ceremony. ; The 87 year old Pope emeritus was escorted to his seat, located in a reserved area for cardinals at the side of the altar. ;He was dressed in white vestments, along with a white mitre. ; When Italy's president Giorgio Napolitano arrived in the square, he walked over to ;Benedict XVI to personally greet him. ; The Pope emeritus will concelebrate Mass, following the canonization ceremony. ; RCA CTV JM -PR Up: PM