“When Pope John Paul II names four new saints Sunday in Rome, the nuns who live among the plowed fields just west of this village of 260 will celebrate.

“When Pope John Paul II names four new saints Sunday in Rome, the nuns who live among the plowed fields just west of this village of 260 will celebrate. The founder of their order, a charismatic 19th Century Italian preacher named Maria De Mattias, is being canonized.”