» 06/08/2012, 00.00
For Mother Teresa sisters, praying is a "source of strength" among Mumbai's poor and sick
The Indian Catholic Church celebrates Corpus Domini next Sunday. The Archdiocese of Mumbai has tasked the Missionaries of Charity with the Eucharistic adoration. The nuns run the Asha Dan hostel in Byculla (south Mumbai), which helps children with severe physical and mental disabilities as well as women with HIV-AIDS and needy people.
For Sisters of Mother Teresa, disabled not “vegetables” but “wealth” for humanity
The Missionaries of Charity run a centre for physically and mentally disabled children in Mumbai. The disabled are not “vegetables” but people with “special needs” and a “blessing” for a world that imposes models based on “productivity.”
British journalist makes accusations against the Sisters of Mother Teresa
According to the reporter (who pretended to be a volunteer), the Missionaries of Charity keep disabled children tethered to their cots and are unprofessional in providing medical care to their patients. Sister Nirmala responds saying that criticism is welcome but we are alone with the children and no one is helping us.
Missionary of Charity: Mother Teresa taught me to never complain
Sister Amile Jose is 48 years old and has been a Missionary of Charity since 1983. She visits families in difficulty and teaches catechism to children. Mother Teresa’s eyes left a deep impression on the religious as well as the fact that the Blessed never complained or blamed anyone.
Orissa, the sisters of Mother Teresa return: we must bring smiles back to the persecuted
A delegation of the Missionaries of Charity has returned to the district of Khandamal, where anti-Christian persecution broke out last Christmas. They tell AsiaNews about the mistrust of Christians toward Hindus, and insist on the importance of reconciliation.
Gaza priest slams barbaric attack against Sisters of the Rosary
Fr Manuel Musallam tells AsiaNews about the destruction of the sisters’ convent and chapel by unknown thugs during the war between Hamas and Fatah. Christians and Muslims express their solidarity. “Please, pray for us!” he says. “We have had it with war, murderers and occupation, with the humiliation of the people!”
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