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Sister Bertilla Capra receives a one-year Indian visa
From now on, the missionary of the Immaculate has to apply for a new visa every year, as an NGO employee. The Vimala Dermatological Centre is supported by local people. Among them are Hindus, Christians and Muslims.
After almost 40 years caring for leprosy sufferers, India denies Sister Bertilla Capra a visa
The Missionary of the Immaculate has lived in India for 44 years and since 1981 has been the director of the Vimala Dermatological Centre for the care and rehabilitation of leprosy sufferers in Versova (Mumbai).
06/04/2016 14:23:00 INDIA
Diocese of Eluru, the 50th anniversary of the convent of the Missionaries of the Immaculate
The celebration took place on April 4, the day of the Feast of the Annunciation. The bishop recalled the importance of the evangelizing mission of the Sisters. The Tanuku parish was founded in 1962. In 1966 the missionaries arrived and now run a technical training school as well as bringing healthcare to the people in the villages.
Mary's "fiat", a source of inspiration for four new Indian missionaries
Kamala Ransom, Janet D'Souza, Sunitha Pulawarthy and Aruna Varghese pronounced final vows. Now they are missionaries with a female congregation associated with PIME.
Missionaries in Bangladesh to support families and migrants
At the Jesus Worker Centre the Missionaries of the Immaculate (linked to the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions, PIME) help young people to enter the world of work. Key intervention in difficult cases. Recently, they prevented a woman from abandoning her son. Her partner did not accept that the boy was born from a previous relationship. Today, they are a happy family.
Calcutta: Christmas of the Missionaries of Charity, among AIDS patients
In the "House of Peace," the love of God is experienced through work in contact with the suffering. The drama of the disease becomes an occasion of redemption. The religious of Mother Teresa are celebrating Christmas by praying for the persecuted Christians in Orissa.
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