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Pope Francis Canonizes Argentina’s First Female Saint Mama Antula

Pope Francis and Argentina’s President Javier Milei celebrate after the canonization Mass of Argentina’s first female saint, María Antonia of St. Joseph, on Feb. 11, 2024.

During the canonization Mass, Pope Francis spoke about the importance of not ostracizing the poor or the weak but of drawing close to them as Jesus did with the lepers he met.