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Pope praises nun killed by 3 satanic young women in year 2000

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Antoine Mekary | ALETEIA

Kathleen N. Hattrup - published on 06/06/21

The sisters helped young women in trouble; these teenagers turned on their former teacher to complete a ritual.

“Today in Chiavenna, in the Diocese of Como, (Italy), Sr Maria Laura Mainetti is being beatified,” Pope Francis announced June 6 after praying the midday Angelus.

He explained her story:

She was killed 21 years ago by three young women influenced by a satanic sect. Cruelty. She who loved young people more than anything, and who loved and forgave those same girls imprisoned by evil, leaves us her program for life: Do every little thing with faith, love, and enthusiasm.

May the Lord give all of us faith, love, and enthusiasm. A round of applause for the new Blessed!

Read her story of tragedy and heroism below.

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