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She chose to suffer

Petà Dunstan on a remarkable woman

Catherine of Siena: A passionate life
Don Brophy
Darton, Longman & Todd £16.99
(978-0-232-52859-6)
Church Times Bookshop £15.30

CATHERINE of Siena (1347-80) was remarkable in many ways. She was the illiterate daughter of a Sien­ese dyer, and yet grew up to wield unusual influence. Despite her lack of formal education, she be­came a spiritual mentor to popes. Despite her ...

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