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Palermo pins hopes on patron saint to rid Italy of coronavirus

Residents of Sicilian capital pray for another miracle from Saint Rosalia, who they say rescued the city from a deadly plague in 1625 Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo @lorenzo_tondo Fri 13 Mar 2020 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/13/palermo-pins-hopes-patron-saint-rosalia-rid-italy-coronavirus#img-1 Gaetano Ceravolo, 58, a parish priest at the Sanctuary of Santa Rosalia, who, according to the legend, […]