- May 15, 2021
Missionaries of Charity nuns canceled the usual birth anniversary celebrations of their founder, St. Teresa, this year after some nuns tested positive for COVID-19.
The motherhouse of the Missionaries of Charity in India has confirmed to Crux that a religious sister of the order has died of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Wales.
As the number of positive tests for coronavirus in India topped 150, members of the Missionaries of Charity – the order founded by St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta to serve the poorest of the poor – are working to keep those cared for in their institutions safe.
The Missionaries of Charity fulfill a need for the poor in Appalachia.
The sun shone on Catholic Charities, literally, Oct. 17 as Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory blessed a solar array installed on five acres of the agency’s land surrounding the Missionaries of Charity’s Gift of Peace home.
The High Court of Jharkhand state granted provisional bail to a Missionaries of Charity nun jailed on allegations of child trafficking 15 months ago.
India’s Supreme Court rejected bail for a Missionaries of Charity nun arrested nearly seven months ago on suspicion of child trafficking.
After ending adoption services in India three years ago, Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity are set to return to the practice.