Sainthood sought for 'Fastest Nun in the West' who took on Billy the Kid, founded schools

  • by: RUSSELL CONTRERAS , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 25, 2014 - 6:15 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Archdiocese of Santa Fe announced Wednesday it is exploring sainthood for an Italian-born nun who challenged Billy the Kid, calmed angry mobs and helped open New Mexico territory hospitals and schools.

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