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Beatification Cause of Reputed Stigmatist Tortured by Stalin’s Secret Police Opens

Beatification Cause of Reputed Stigmatist Tortured by Stalin’s Secret Police Opens

The beatification cause of a Polish religious sister who was tortured by Joseph Stalin’s secret police and reputedly bore the stigmata opened Monday.  Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz inaugurated the diocesan phase of the cause of Sr. Wanda Boniszewska in the chapel of Archbishop’s House, Warsaw, Nov. 9.  Boniszewska,

Indian Jesuit remains in jail, despite call for release from Asian bishops and international groups

Indian Jesuit remains in jail, despite call for release from Asian bishops and international groups

A Jesuit priest arrested in India on charges of sedition will remain in jail for at least another two weeks, after the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences has called for his release, along with other international organizations.  Fr. Stan Swamy, S.J., was arrested Oct. 8 by the