Foreign News: Pontifical Patronage

The Convent of the Franciscan Sisters at Cairo, in Egypt, houses a nameless nun who is no ordinary exponent of the paint brush.

The Mother Superior sent two of her canvases to the Vatican. They were examined by connoisseurs and declared masterpieces.

The nun, who wishes to remain anonymous, received two orders from the Pope for portraits, which when completed will be represented to King George and Queen Mary.

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