This summer great crowds of Italians and Koly Year pilgrims assembled to witness nisation of Maria Goretti at Rome. In the...

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SAINT MARIA GORETTI

This summer great crowds of Italians and Koly Year pilgrims assembled to witness nisation of Maria Goretti at Rome. In the presence of the Pope, eleven more than a hundred bishops, a peasant girl who died defending her honor 48 years ago make a saint. This is her story, told with uncritical and pious devotion. Maria was eleven years old when a 19 year old youth attempted to rape her. Maria was fatally stabbed. On her death bed she prayed for the salvation of her was and Alessandro was converted in prison and on the day or did passage for her in the Ocpus where

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: June 15, 1950