Saints related to Patron-of-sudan

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  • St. Josephine Bakhita
    St. Josephine Bakhita was born in 1869 to a prosperous Sudanese family. Slave traders abducted her in 1877 re-naming her Bakhita, or lucky. She was sold several times, until she was eventually brought to Italy. She converted to Catholicism on Jan. 9, 1890 gaining her freedom, she joined the Institute of Canossian Daughters of Charity in Venice.