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2 Italian laywomen beatified

October 05, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: Blessed Mariantonia Samà (1875-1953) and Blessed Gaetana Tolomeo (1936-1997) both suffered from paralysis.

“Sustained by divine grace, they embraced the cross of their infirmity, transforming their pain into praise for the Lord,” Pope Francis said. “Their bed became a spiritual reference point and a place of prayer and Christian growth for many people who found comfort and hope there.”

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