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Sister Therese, a nun of the Barefooted Order of the Carmelites, entered her convent at the age of 15, and proved herself to be a gifted poet, writer and artist. Although she died only 24 years ago, Pope Pius XI., with gorgeous ceremony, conferred upon her name last week the first degree of sanctity in the process of beatification. The elaborate pomp of the ceremony was a significant change from the simplicity with which the canonization of Jeanne d'Arc was celebrated by Pope Benedict XV. during the...

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