Nun Killed As Result of Benedict XVI’s Regensburg Speech Declared Martyr

Crux, Ines San Martin: Undoubtedly, the best-known sainthood cause Pope Francis advanced this week is that of Pope John Paul I, the “Smiling Pope” of 33 days. But not to be overlooked is the cause of an Italian nun murdered in hatred of the faith in Somalia, allegedly killed during the uproar within the Muslim world following a speech by Benedict XVI. Story is here.