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Monks and nuns are ‘the beating heart’ of evangelization

"It is no accident that the patron saint of foreign missionaries is a cloistered nun, Pope Francis said Wednesday.

Speaking in St. Peter’s Square on April 26, the pope pointed to the example of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, the patron saint of missionaries, and other cloistered religious who sustain the life of the Church through intercessory prayer."

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