INTERNATIONAL: Sainthood process opens for young Italian mother

Posted July 25, 2018 10:33 pm by The Record

INTERNATIONAL: Sainthood process opens for young Italian mother

The Diocese of Rome has formally opened the sainthood process for Chiara Corbella Petrillo, a young Italian wife and mother. Photo: Cristian Gennari/CNS.

By Carol Glatz
The Diocese of Rome formally opened the sainthood process for a young Italian wife and mother who avoided inducing a premature birth and invasive treatment for cancer while she was pregnant.
The diocese described Chiara Corbella Petrillo as a “beacon of light of hope” and “an example of a love greater than fear and death” in the document opening the process on 2 July.
Her husband, Enrico Petrillo, told Vatican News on 21 July that her growing “fame

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