Religion: Miraculous Waters

Next to St. Thérèse of Lisieux, the "Little Flower" of the Infant Jesus who died in young, frail sanctity in 1897, no woman of modern times is more famed among Roman Catholics than another frail young Frenchwoman who died in 1879. All the vast majesty of St. Peter's at Rome was needed for the ceremonies which will make a saint of Bernadette Soubirous of Lourdes this week (Dec. 10).

Into St. Peter's, hung with red-&-gold draperies and flaming with myriad chandeliers, are to crowd Roman and foreign notables, thousands of plain folk and pilgrims...

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