Anyone know if there is currently a cause for the canonization of Sr. Leonella Sgorbati, the nun who forgave her gunmen before she died?
Her story sounds like a combination of St. Maria Goretti and Mother Teresa. I read her cross has been transferred to the church San Bartolomeo all’Isola in Rome, which is dedicated to the martyrs of the 20th century.
This sister, who for many years served the poor and the children in Somalia, died pronouncing the word ‘forgive’. This is the most authentic Christian testimony, a peaceful sign of contradiction which shows the victory of love over hatred and evil.[RIGHT]Pope Benedict XVI[/RIGHT]