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Adoptive parents nervous after raids of Missionaries of Charity homes

Adoptive parents nervous after raids of Missionaries of Charity homes

| Saadia Azim | July 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Theodore Kiro held 13-month-old Navya on her return to his family after they were separated for a week. The crying baby happily clung to Kiro, whom she knows as her grandfather.

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India orders checks of all child care homes run by Missionaries of Charity

India orders checks of all child care homes run by Missionaries of Charity

| July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

A federal ministry in India has ordered inspections of all child care homes run by the Missionaries of Charity, the congregation founded by Mother Teresa, after a lay employee reportedly confessed to selling babies for adoption, reported ucanews.com.

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India’s Sister Prema condemns trafficking, says nuns not involved

India’s Sister Prema condemns trafficking, says nuns not involved

| July 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Facing child trafficking allegations at one of its homes for unmarried mothers in India, the Missionaries of Charity said the order condemns the actions of individuals involved and stressed that these are unrelated to the order.

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Indian officials seek to freeze bank accounts of Missionaries of Charity

Indian officials seek to freeze bank accounts of Missionaries of Charity

| July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Indian officials are seeking to freeze bank accounts of the Missionaries of Charity following the arrest of a nun on child trafficking charges in Jharkhand state.

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Missionaries of Charity nun in India charged with child trafficking

Missionaries of Charity nun in India charged with child trafficking

| July 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

A court in the eastern Indian city of Ranchi sent a Missionaries of Charity nun to 14 days of judicial custody July 5 after she was arrested on charges of child trafficking.

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Indian couples frustrated as Missionaries of Charity stop adoptions

Indian couples frustrated as Missionaries of Charity stop adoptions

| Saadia Azim | May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Although the sisters continue to keep and care for abandoned, destitute and sick children, they have stopped putting children up for adoption. The nuns said they made the decision because new government rules were “contrary to our Christian values.”

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Archbishop Hebda installed ninth archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis

Archbishop Hebda installed ninth archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis

| May 13, 2016 | 2 Comments

In his homily, Archbishop Hebda said the Gospel from Luke, which included Mary’s visit to her cousin, Elizabeth, and Mary’s Magnificat canticle — and the feast of Our Lady of Fatima both point to “God’s extravagant love for the lowly and for the little ones.” That same love, he said, “surprises, sustains and challenges us.”

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