Chiara Corbella, a mother who gave her life for her baby

Emotional goodbye for young Italian mother who died for unborn child
Catholic News Agency
21 June 2012

Hundreds of Italians gathered at the Church of St. Francisca Romana in Rome on June 16 for the funeral Mass of Chiara Corbella, a young Catholic woman who died after postponing her cancer treatments in order to protect her unborn child… (read the rest)

(Kudos to UK’s Daily Mail online edition for picking up the story from CNA and being the only English-language major news operation to run a piece on Chiara… but not for how it otherwise depicts women.)

Mother Dies Who Spared Her Baby From Abortion When Cancer Struck
Elizabeth Scalia
LifeSite News
24 June 2012

28 year-old Chiara Corbella has died and at her funeral in Rome, there was joy amid the sorrow. In fact, there was a kind of triumph, of love over life and life over death — one of those contradictory signs that makes no sense to an efficient world but is transcendently reasonable to the mind of faith… (read the rest)

“Corbella” means “beautiful heart” in Italian.

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