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April 26, 1998 | Cecilia Rasmussen
She was a tiny woman with an outsize faith. Twice rejected by Roman Catholic religious orders because of her physical frailty, this bird-like woman's perseverance and heroic virtue ultimately led the church to elevate her to sainthood. Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini--America's celebrated "saint of immigrants"--even left a part of her legacy in Los Angeles, today the foremost destination among a new generation of newcomers to the United States.
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April 26, 1998 | Cecilia Rasmussen
She was a tiny woman with an outsize faith. Twice rejected by Roman Catholic religious orders because of her physical frailty, this bird-like woman's perseverance and heroic virtue ultimately led the church to elevate her to sainthood. Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini--America's celebrated "saint of immigrants"--even left a part of her legacy in Los Angeles, today the foremost destination among a new generation of newcomers to the United States.
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July 29, 1997 | JOSE CARDENAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For a moment, it seemed that Mother Francis Xavier Cabrini was still looking out for the unfortunates of the world 80 years after her death. When a work crew arrived at the empty lot off Cesar Chavez Avenue to dismantle the shrine she helped create at the turn of the century, it found a homeless man taking shelter in the three-sided grotto. Cabrini, the first U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 29, 1997 | JOSE CARDENAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For a moment, it seemed that Mother Francis Xavier Cabrini was still looking out for the unfortunates of the world 80 years after her death. When a work crew arrived at the empty lot off Cesar Chavez Avenue to dismantle the shrine she helped create at the turn of the century, it found a homeless man taking shelter in the three-sided grotto. Cabrini, the first U.S.
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