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Rita, of Cascia, Saint, 1381?-1457

LC control no.n 80046562
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Personal name headingRita, of Cascia, Saint, 1381?-1457
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Variant(s)Abogada de Imposibles, 1381?-1457
Mancini, Rita, 1381?-1457
Margarita, of Cascia, Saint, 1381?-1457
Rita da Cascia, Saint, 1381?-1457.
Rita, da Cascia, Saint, 1381?-1457
Rita, de Casia, Saint, 1381?-1457
Rita, di Roccaporena di Cascia, Saint, 1381?-1457
Ṛitʻa, Kʻashiatsʻi, Saint, 1381?-1457
Rita, Saint, 1381?-1457
Rita, de Cassia, Saint, 1381?-1457
Lotti, Margherita, 1381?-1457
Other standard no.11141612
Birth date1381?
Death date1457-05-22
Place of birthRoccaporena (Cascia, Italy)
Cascia (Italy)
Place of deathCascia (Italy)
Profession or occupationChristian saints Nuns
Found inGualandi, A. Santa Rita de Casia, 1962: page 8 (born: 5-22-1363) page 7 (died May 21 or 22, 1439)
Encic. catt. (Rita da Cascia, santa; born around 1380; died 5-22-1457; daughter of Antonio & Amata Mancini)
Attwater, D. A dict. of saints, c1958 (Rita of Cascia; 1381-1457)
New Catholic encyclopedia (Rita of Cascia, St.; born Roccaporena near Cascia, 1377; died May 1447)
The Book of saints, 1966 (Rita (Margarita) of Cascia (St.); died 1457; in Spanish-speaking countries surnamed La Abogada de Imposibles)
Srbuhi Ṛitʻa Kʻashiatsʻi, 2008: title page (Ṛitʻa Kʻashiatsʻi)
Torres, Ignacio de. Sermon de Santa Rita de Cassia, 1682: title page (Santa Rita de Cassia)
Wikipedia, April 18, 2017 (Saint Rita of Cascia (born Margherita Lotti, Roccaporena, Perugia, Umbria, Italy, 1381; died Cascia, Perugia, Umbria, Italy, 22 May 1457); Italian widow and Augustinian nun venerated as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church; beatified in 1626 by Pope Urban VIII; canonized on 24 May 1900 by Pope Leo XIII; feast day is celebrated on May 22; at her canonization ceremony she was given the title of Patroness of Impossible Causes, "while in many Catholic countries, Rita came to be known to be as the patroness of abused wives and heartbroken women"; parents were Antonio and Amata Ferri Lotti; married at age 12 to Paolo Mancini, who was later assassinated by a member of a rival family)