Not the Virgin Mary?

March 3, 2010

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A statue of Virgin Mary sits amid the destruction left by a major earthquake in La Pezca March 1, 2010. Chile’s government scrambled on Monday to provide aid to thousands of homeless people in coastal towns devastated by a massive earthquake and tsunamis, as 10,000 troops patrolled to quell looting. REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian

This photo is NOT the “Virgin Mary” it is Saint Therese of Lisieux.

Born Marie Francois Therese Martin. She was raised at Alencon in France and when she entered the Convent at age 16 took the religious name Therese of the Infant Jesus and The Holy Face. In Hispanic speaking countries she is known as Santa Teresita.

S.B.

Several readers pointed this out to us. We corrected: GBU Editor

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