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Pope Francis canonizes the Martyrs of Otranto, slain by Islamic invaders

Today Pope Francis conducted for the first time the venerable rite for the canonization of saints.
Among the new saints are the Martyrs of Otranto.  In his sermon, Francis said:
Today the Church proposes for our veneration a group of martyrs who … Continue reading

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