She faced death in Sudan for her Christian faith. Now she's free.

July 24, 2014 12:18 PM

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She faced death in Sudan for her Christian faith. Now she's free.

Rome (CNN) -- Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan because of her faith, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.

Ibrahim "will remain in Italy for a short time and then will travel on to the United States," the ministry said.

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