VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will canonize four women alongside John Henry Newman this Sunday. These women, a stigmatist, a mystic, a Roman orphan and Nobel Peace prize nominee, also proclaimed Christ through their lives and their miracles in a unique way. Mother Mariam Thresia Mother Mariam Thresia (1876-1926) was an Indian mystic and founder of the Congregation of the Holy Family. Her prayer life was characterized by frequent ecstasies in which she would sometimes levitate above …
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