American nun strives to save pets after Japanese quake and tsunami
Catholic World News - April 19, 2011
As the death toll of human beings from the Japanese earthquake and tsunami soars toward 15,000, an American nun has embarked on a "search-and-rescue mission" to save stranded domestic pets.
Sister Michael Marie "has worked on the Gulf Coast and in Chile, Brazil and Japan to serve all of God's creatures, including dogs, cats and other helpless animals."
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our September expenses ($6,314 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!
Posted by: AgnesDay -
Apr. 21, 2011 11:17 AM ET USA
I know what consolation it would give me to know that my three dogs were found and cared for in a disaster. Consider it consoling the sorrowful and a great spiritual work of mercy. What a beautiful act. The Catholics of Japan are doing an excellent job of ministering to the direct needs of the people: this is an excellent compliment to their work.