Cuban Monk On Path to Sainthood

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BY VIVIANA MUNOZ
El Nuevo Herald
The Roman Catholic Church is set to hold its first beatification ceremony on Cuban soil this weekend, honoring a humble 19th century monk who helped the sick during a cholera epidemic.
Despite his death in 1889, Brother José Olallo Valdés of the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God is credited with performing a miracle in 1999 when a 3-year-old girl suddenly recovered from an inoperable abdominal tumor.
Cardinal José Saraiva, prefect for the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, is traveling from the Vatican to perform the beatification ceremony in the Plaza of Our Lady of Charity in Camagüey on Saturday.

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