Nun who divided a nation: New take on tale that 'put Wagga on the map'

Emily Anderson
Updated July 14 2024 - 9:50am, first published July 9 2024 - 9:00pm
Author and historian Jeff Kildea has published a non-fiction history book about Sister Liguori who fled a Wagga convent in 1920 and sparked a sectarian division. Pictures supplied
Author and historian Jeff Kildea has published a non-fiction history book about Sister Liguori who fled a Wagga convent in 1920 and sparked a sectarian division. Pictures supplied

When Irish historian Jeff Kildea first heard the famous story about a runaway nun from a Wagga convent, he knew he needed to write a book about it.

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Emily Anderson

Emily is a reporter for The Daily Advertiser, based in Wagga. She loves keeping people in the loop about what's going on around them, and getting to the bottom of a good story. Got a lead - big or small? Flick an email to emily.anderson@austcommunitymedia.com.au Follow on insta @emilywyanderson

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