Among the beneficiaries is Nyiraminani Alphonsine
, a single mother of one who lives in Akarugiranka village in Mpare Cell, Tumba Sector of Huye District.
This Christmas, I would like to reiterate my appreciation for the work of the local churches in Palestine, which filled this land not only with a word of hope and saints, such as sisters Mariam Baouardi and Marie Alphonsine
Ghattas, but also with institutions that serve all Palestinians regardless of their religion.
Brown, the author of a number of documentary prophecy books, among them The Final Hour (1992), proclaims that the three original witnesses; Alphonsine
Mumureke, Anathalie Mukamazimpaka, and Marie Claire Mukangango, are the only living visionaries that have been approved by the Catholic Church.
Mariam Bawardy and Marie Alphonsine
Ghattas were among four sisters who were made saints at a Mass in St Peter's Square.
Ghattas of Jerusalem and Mariam Bawardy of Galilee will become the first Palestinian Arabs to gain sainthood.
Palestinan President Mahmoud Abbas' thnaks in Statement Ahead of the Canonization of Two Palestinian Women Pope Francis and the Catholic Church saying :" We thank God the Almighty for the blessings He has bestowed on two holy women from Palestine: Mariam Baouardy Haddad from Ibillin village in the Galilee and Marie Alphonsine
(Sultana Daniel) Ghattas from Jerusalem".
A young woman, named Alphonsine
Mumureke, began having extraordinary visions of the Virgin Mary, known as "Nyina wa Jambo." Miraculously, the Virgin Mary, via Alphonsine
(and others), prophesized the terrible genocide that would devastate that country.
When 15-year-old Alphonsine
Agahozo swims at the London Olympics next month, she will be the pride of her father and landlocked African nation.
She was born in Worcester, daughter of Stanislas and Alphonsine
Finally, the episode of The Book of Good Love that imitates the epic, if we read it in the context of the Alphonsine
wars, produces interesting levels of inversion where perhaps heterodoxy, or at least irony, might hide.