• Argentine President Mauricio Macri, right, is flanked by his wife Juliana Awada as Pope Francis, second from bottom left, arrives to celebrate a Mass to canonize seven new saints, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. Among the new saints, Francis is canonizing Argentine 19th century "gaucho priest" José Gabriel del Rosario Brochero, who ministered to the poor in the peripheries and is clearly a model for his papacy. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

    Pope makes Argentina’s ‘gaucho priest’ and 6 others saints

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis canonized Argentina’s “gaucho priest” Sunday, bestowing sainthood on the poncho-wearing pastor with whom the first Argentine pope shares many similarities, from a taste for mate tea to a dedication to bringing the ministry to even the most isolated people.