North American Indians in headdresses await the start of a canonization ceremony celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. Those people elevated to sainthood included Kateri Tekakwitha, the first American Indian saint, and Mother Marianne Cope, who nursed lepers in Hawaii. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Photo by: Andrew Medichini

North American Indians in headdresses await the start of a canonization ceremony celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. Those people elevated to sainthood included Kateri Tekakwitha, the first American Indian saint, and Mother Marianne Cope, who nursed lepers in Hawaii. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)