Pope Francis leads a Holy Mass in Saint Peter’s Basilica at Vatican City on Sunday. Photo: AFP Pope Francis leads a Holy Mass in Saint Peter’s Basilica at Vatican City on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Pope Francis leads a Holy Mass in Saint Peter’s Basilica at Vatican City on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Pope Francis

Italian nun murdered by teenage girls 21 years ago is beatified by Pope Francis as martyr

  • The nun was lured from her convent, struck repeatedly by a brick or a stone, then stabbed 19 times in an alley in Chiavenna in 2000
  • Pope Francis said Sister Maria Laura Mainetti was killed ‘by three girls influenced by a satanic sect. Cruelty’

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Pope Francis leads a Holy Mass in Saint Peter’s Basilica at Vatican City on Sunday. Photo: AFP Pope Francis leads a Holy Mass in Saint Peter’s Basilica at Vatican City on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Pope Francis leads a Holy Mass in Saint Peter’s Basilica at Vatican City on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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