First Native American to be named saint | USA News | Al Jazeera

First Native American to be named saint

Kateri Tekakwitha set to be honoured by the Vatican for miracles she is believed to have performed from grave.

    For the first time in history, a Native American will be appointed a saint by the Vatican. Kateri Tekakwitha is being honoured for the miracles she is believed to have performed from the grave.

    Al Jazeera's Bhanu Bhatnagar explains.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    America's Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

    America's Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

    How has the international arms trade exacerbated conflict in the Middle East? People and Power investigates.

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.