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Pope Francis confers sainthood on two Palestinians

Pope Francis confers sainthood on two Palestinians Mariam Baouardy is to the left while Alphonsine Ghattas is to the rightToday, May 17th, in a canonization laden with significance both religious and political, Pope Francis declared Marie Alphonsine Ghattas and Mariam Baouardy the first two Palestinian saints of modern times.About 2,000 Palestinians gathered in the Vatican's St. Peter's Square to sing and pray and celebrate their saints. There, they heard the Pope pay tribute to the way in which the two new saints experienced the love of God ...
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Added May 17, 2015
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