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Kansas nun eager to see slain brother become a saint

 


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas nun said she is surprised that her slain brother could become a saint, but that it "couldn't happen to a nicer guy."

Marita Rother tells her hometown Wichita Eagle (http://bit.ly/2svwQhD ) that her brother, Stanley Rother, was tireless, committed and someone who taught her "how to live and how to die in dignity."

Stanley Rother was killed in 1981 after three men broke in to his Guatemala rectory. He was declared a martyr last year and will be beatified in September — the final stage before canonization as a saint.

The Eagle reports that Rother is the first...



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