Religion: Beatified Railwayman

The first railway worker in history to be canonized as a saint was the subject of preliminary ceremonies towards beatification at Vatican City last week. Paolo Pio Perazzo, who died in 1910, was poisoned by the bite of a mad dog while attempting to aid a child whom the dog had attacked. He had led a life of piety and devotion, throwing all his energies into the task of assisting railwaymen to improve the con- ditions under which they lived and worked. In return the Italian Railwaymen's Association is now contributing funds for the expense...

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