DAILY CATHOLIC    FRI-SAT-SUN     October 8-10, 1999     vol. 10, no. 192

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US CATHOLICS PAY HOMAGE TO RELICS OF SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX

        WASHINGTON D.C., 7 (NE) Relics of Saint Therese of Lisieux arrived yesterday to Washington D.C. as part of a pilgrimage along several dioceses in the United States. The relics of the Saint -that will remain in this city for three days- were received with great devotion, as has occurred in the previous places in which they have been. On Tuesday, more than 600 people gathered in a convent of La Plata, Maryland, to participate in a procession, and it is expected that thousands will visit in the nexts days the relics in the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington D.C. The relics of the Carmelite saint, who died at the age of 24 and was canonized by Pope Pius XI in 1925, have visited several countries such as Brazil, Argentina and Russia. During the 117 days that the visit will last in the United States, the relics will pilgrim through 25 states.

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October 8-10, 1999       volume 10, no. 192
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