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Nun martyred in Somalia in 2006 is beatified in Italy

May 28, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Blessed Leonella Sgorbati, a Consolata missionary sister, was gunned down five days after Pope Benedict XVI’s Regensburg address, in which he quoted a Byzantine emperor who had criticized Mohammed. The beatification (video) took place in the cathedral in Piacenza.

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