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Pope Francis to Preside Over Canonization Mass of Argentina’s First Female Saint

Sister María Antonia de Paz y Figueroa, whose religious name was María Antonia of St. Joseph, will be canonized Feb. 11 at the Vatican.

Blessed María Antonia of St. Joseph was proclaimed “Venerable” by Pope Benedict XVI in 2010 and was later beatified by Pope Francis in 2016.