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Pope to raise 'gaucho priest' and six others to sainthood

Pope Francis was due Sunday to proclaim seven new saints, including Argentina's "gaucho priest" who served as an inspiration for the pontiff, and two people who died for their faith. Jose Gabriel del Rosario Brochero, born 1849 in the province of Cordoba, spent his days ministering to the poor and the sick, travelling the region on the back of a mule, and building church schools.
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