Missionaries of Charity

Odisha CM sanctions CMRF funds to help Missionaries of Charity

It may be recalled here that Patnaik on New Year’s Eve had directed district collectors to ensure that no shelter or orphanage under the organisation suffers and added that money from the chief minister’s relief fund can be used for aid, if needed.

Mamata, Vicar General slam MHA action against Missionaries of Charity

“Shocked to hear that on Christmas, Union Ministry froze all bank accounts of Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in India. Their 22,000 patients & employees have been left without food & medicines,” she posted on Twitter. While the law is paramount, humanitarian efforts must not be compromised, she added.

None Like Her

Today, on her 111th birth anniversary we need to be reminded how and where she began her life’s work. She had enlisted as a Loreto nun when she was but 18, because she learned that was her only route to India. While she loved her work and the camaraderie of the nuns, she slowly realised that her true vocation lay not in the security of the Loreto convent, but in the meaner streets and slums of her city.