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Nun is beatified in Nazareth

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It hasn’t been widely reported, but an important beatification took place in Nazareth yesterday.

Maria Alfonsina Danil Ghattas (1843-1927), co-founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Most Holy Rosary in Jerusalem, was beatified in the Church of the Annunciation. The Catholic News Service has an excellent report.

Photo: A priest with a portrait of Maria Alfonsina Danil Ghattas on his vestments attends the beatification Mass (AP Photo/ Tara Todras-Whitehill)

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Written by Luke Coppen

November 23, 2009 at 4:11 pm

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