Saint Josephine Bakhita | uCatholic
Saint Josephine Bakhita was born to a wealthy family in Sudan but was kidnapped by slave traders at the age of 9. she was eventually bought by an Italian consul who eventually entrusted her to the Canossian Sisters of the Institute of the Catechumens in Venice.
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A church at the traditional place of the tomb of the virgin Mary, mother of Jesus. The church is cut into the rock and has a form of a cross, with a wide staircase leading down into the church and tomb. According to tradition, Mary ascended into heaven. The tomb became the shrine for the assumption into heaven, hence the name of the church.
On October 1, 2000, the Catholic Church was enriched with another Saint. Saint Josephine Bakhita, born in Darfur (Sudan) in 1869, died in Schio (Italy) February 8, 1947, was canonized by the Pope in the Vatican, calling her Our Universal Sister. This amazingly strong woman made it from an ill-treated slave to a unifying symbol for Catholics and women.