Friday, May 11, 2007

Pope canonizes 1st Brazilian saint


{visual description: On his trip to Brazil, Pope Benedict XVI canonized the first Brazilian saint, Friar Galvao in the first canonizatoin ceremony held outside of Rome. He is shown during the ceremony with other clergy members.}


Friar Galvao, who lived from 1739 to 1822, founded monasteries and convents throughout Brazil, including the Monastery of Light.

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