Thousands of Catholic faithful in Brazil celebrate first female saint | AFP

Tens of thousands of Catholic faithful flock to a football stadium in Brazil to celebrate the Vatican’s canonization into sainthood of Sister Dulce Lopes Pontes, dubbed the “mother of the poor.”

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Faithful celebrate canonisation of first female Brazilian saint | AFP

Hundreds of Brazilians in Salvador applaud and cheer as Brazilian Sister Dulce Lopes Pontes, dubbed the “mother of the poor”, is made a saint by Pope Francis in the Vatican. IMAGES

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