Go out to the whole world

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The call of Mary Theresa Ledochowska. Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver. Paperback book in good condition.
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    It took a women of the statue of Mary Theresa Ledochowska, lady-in waiting at the court of Tuscany, to answer the call of Cardinal Lavigerie for concerted action against the continuing slave trade in Africa. Alone and without financial resources, she launched a work that was totally dedicated to the service of that continent. She died in 1922 after a lifetime working to raise awareness of poverty in Sub Saharan Africa. 

    Mary Ledochowska was beatified in 1975. 

    Publsihed 1992, originally published in French in 1975.