The Life of St Josephine Bakhita
8 February 1947
Bakhita died peacefully.
17 May 1992
Pope John Paul II declared her Blessed.
10 February 1993
Pope John Paul II brought the relics of Blessed Bakhita back to Sudan in a joyful celebration with a million Sudanese people.
1 October 2000
Pope John Paul II proclaimed her a Saint for the Third Millennium.