Media gets it wrong on Arab saints

From New York Times to The Telegraph, to The Jerusalem Post, news outlets around the world are erroneously claiming that two Palestinian nuns are the “first Arabic-speaking” saints:

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The New York Times is one of the few publications to issue a correction:

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I guess none of the editors did much research because Lebanon alone has at least 4 saints. And if you live in Lebanon, you’ll never miss them!

Highway sign identifying major Lebanese saints, near Batroun, North Lebanon
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