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Now More Than Ever, St. Maria Goretti Is a Sign of Contradiction

Left: This picture, the only known photograph of St. Maria Goretti, was taken in 1902. Right: Giuseppe Brovelli-Soffredini, “Maria Goretti,” 1929.

SAINTS & ART: St. Maria Goretti remains a relevant saint for today’s young people tempted by the same sources that helped set her murderer on his ‘ruin’