Pope canonises first female Argentine saint before meeting with President Javier Milei

Before he ran for president, Milei called Francis an ‘imbecile’ and a ‘son-of-a-bitch preaching communism’

11 February 2024 - 19:58 By Alvise Armellini

Pope Francis on Sunday elevated to sainthood the first female saint from his native Argentina, an event that brought to the Vatican his former vocal critic, Argentine President Javier Milei...

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