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  A tapestry of St. John of Avila hangs from the facade of St. Peter's Basilica before the opening Mass of the Synod of Bishops on the new evangelization celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI Oct. 7. The pope proclaimed the 16-century Spanish saint as the 34th doctor of the church. (CNS/Paul Haring)
 
  A tapestry of St. John of Avila hangs from the facade of St. Peter's Basilica before the opening Mass of the Synod of Bishops on the new evangelization celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI Oct. 7. The pope proclaimed the 16-century Spanish saint as the 34th doctor of the church. (CNS/Paul Haring)