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October is Respect Life Month


A once in a lifetime blessing was bestowed on Francesca Amato, daughter of Michael and Bianca. Michael, Bianca and Francesca, members of Saint Martin of Tours Parish of San Jose, were watching the Pope drive by on March 15 in Rome. As the Pope drove by, one of the security guards plucked Francesca (named after Saint Francis) from the crowd and brought her to Pope Francis. He proceeded to bless her and give her a kiss then blessed Michael and Bianca.

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