Gov. Cuomo: ‘Let’s Build A Memorial To Mother Cabrini’

Oct 14, 2019 737

Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged his support for a memorial to Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini after the saint wasn’t chosen to be honored with a new statue. He discussed the idea in his remarks at the Columbus Citizens Foundation Gala on Saturday night.

A recent city program to commission statues honoring influential women asked for public input, and Mother Cabrini received the most votes with 219 nominations. The committee, however, ultimately passed her over in a decision that angered the Italian-American community.

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