{FD} Palestine: Ottoman era Christian nun, who had her throat slit for refusing to convert to Islam, is up for sainthood by Pope

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Painting by Palestinian artist Robert Giacaman, representing the two saints . . First Palestinians gain sainthood Published: 17 May 2015 13:33, The Local Two 19th-century nuns on Sunday became the first Palestinians to become saints during an open-air mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St Peter’s Square and attended by Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas.[! Why … … Continue reading