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Nikolic to pay official visit to Vatican on April 17

BELGRADE - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic will pay an official one-day visit to Vatican on April 17, where he will confer with supreme pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church Pope Francis.

President Nikolic and Pope Francis will discuss the topics of mutual importance to the two countries, including the situation in Kosovo-Metohija and current international issues.

Double Canonization of Popes to Attract up to One Million Pilgrims

Over 1 million people are expected to gather in St. Peter's Square in the Vatican City for the unprecedented dual canonization of two popes, John Paul II and John XXIII.

Pope Francis will lead the ceremony and will be assisted by retired pontiff Benedict XVI, according to reports of the BBC News.