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On Saturday, Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II will both be named saints. In light of their canonization, take a look back at a few of the notable, unusual and surprising moments throughout papal history.
Pope Benedict IX (1032-1048) -- One of the youngest popes, he was the only man to have been pope on more than one occasion and the only man ever to have sold the papacy after resigning in 1045. He was later excommunicated.
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