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Pope canonises new saints
Published on 13 Oct. 2008 1:05 AM IST
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Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday gave the Roman Catholic Church four new saints, including an Indian woman whose canonization is seen as a morale boost to Christians in India. The other new saints are: Gaetano Errico, a Neapolitan priest who founded a missionary order in the 19th century; Sister Maria Bernarda, born Verena Buetler in Switzerland in 1848, who worked as a nun in Ecuador and Colombia; and Narcisa de Jesus Martillo Moran, a 19th century laywoman from Ecuador who helped the sick and the poor.

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