Romanian Martyr Veronica Antal Beatified, Another Maria Goretti

Aleteia, Larry Peterson: The oldest of four children, Veronica Antal was born December 7, 1935, in the town of Botesti located in the northeastern part of Romania. As was the custom, baby Veronica was baptized the next day on the feast of the Immaculate Conception. The name Veronica was given her in honor of a paternal aunt who died as a child. Account is here.