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17th-century Catholic convert becomes first Native American saint

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By Corbin Carson

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012
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Pope Benedict XVI granted sainthood on Oct. 21 to Kateri Tekakwitha, who grew up in a Mohawk tribe in New York and converted to Catholicism at the age of 20. Cronkite News reporter Corbin Carson goes to two churches in Tucson, including one named after Kateri, to learn about the impact of her canonization.

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