Nun who hid Jews from Nazis on track for sainthood

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The Vatican has taken up the Cause of Mother Riccarda Beauchamp Hambrough, a British nun who saved the lives of about 60 Jews during the Second World War by hiding them in her Rome convent.


Historians and theologians at the Vatican will now study a file on Mother Riccarda to consider whether she lived a life of ‘heroic virtue‘, and progress her Cause for sainthood.

Read more: Catholic Herald, 17/1

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