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  An exterior view of the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome. The cathedral of the Diocese of Rome, the basilica is on land once owned by the Emperor Constantine, who legalized Christianity in 313. Pope Francis takes possession of his cathedral April 7. (CNS file/Gregory A. Shemitz, Long Island Catholic)
 
  An exterior view of the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome. The cathedral of the Diocese of Rome, the basilica is on land once owned by the Emperor Constantine, who legalized Christianity in 313. Pope Francis takes possession of his cathedral April 7. (CNS file/Gregory A. Shemitz, Long Island Catholic)