The tapestry of St. John of Avila hangs from the facade of 

The tapestry of St. John of Avila hangs from the facade of St. Peter's Basilica during the opening of the synod of bishops in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 7 , 2012. Pope Benedict XVI has named two new "doctors" of the church, conferring the Catholic Church's highest honor on a 16th-century Spanish preacher St. John of Avila, and  to St. Hildegard of Bingen, and a 12th  century German mystic who wasn't even officially recognized as a saint until earlier this year. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
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The tapestry of St. John of Avila hangs from the facade of St. Peter's Basilica during the opening of the synod of bishops in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 7 , 2012. Pope Benedict XVI has named two new "doctors" of the church, conferring the Catholic Church's highest honor on a 16th-century Spanish preacher St. John of Avila, and to St. Hildegard of Bingen, and a 12th century German mystic who wasn't even officially recognized as a saint until earlier this year. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
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