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St Agatha

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St Agatha (1512-1518) by Giovanni Busi, called Cariani.
Roman governor of Sicily ordered to cut off breasts
of a noblewoman Agatha of Catania, who rejected him.
She was later healed by St Peter.

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Mojca Vilfan
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Monday 3 June 2019
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