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Talitha Kum, a group of hundreds of religious sisters who pose as prostitutes to infiltrate brothels and rescue girls from sex trafficking, plans to expand its operations to 140 countries.
RP on Great Day Live!
Was on an interview with a hometown TV station.
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Brutal princess-turned-Christian saint who burnt down enemy towns using pigeons.
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