Making a Case for Sainthood


Supporters initiate the long journey to canonization for an Italian nun who bravely took on Billy the Kid.

This article, written by Russell Contreras appears on Associated Press

NUN WHO STOOD UP TO BILLY THE KID FACES SAINTHOOD TEST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Italian-born nun who confronted Billy the Kid, calmed angry mobs and helped open New Mexico territory hospitals and schools faced her first test for the long road to sainthood on Tuesday.

“Sister Blandina as a canonized saint will lead and strengthen thousands of others to see that they, too, can fight injustice with compassion and untiring ingenuity,” she said. Read more at Associated Press.

 

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