Mother Teresa’s nuns ‘under siege’ in Gaza
November 21, 2023
CWN Editor's Note: An institution run by the Missionaries of Charity is ‘under siege’ in the Gaza strip, the community’s superior reports.
The Israeli Defense Forces have surrounded the convent, which houses 60 people as well as the nuns. The Israeli military has offered to evacuate the nuns, but they have declined to leave, saying that the disabled people in their care “are not self-sufficient and cannot move on their own.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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Posted by: Randal Mandock -
Nov. 25, 2023 12:58 PM ET USA
To grateful1, if anyone can get aid to anyone suffering anywhere, it is "Aid to the Church in Need". I have been supporting this Catholic charitable apostolate since the 1970s and consider it the best there is.
Posted by: grateful1 -
Nov. 21, 2023 10:28 PM ET USA
In addition to prayer, how can we help? I have long given to the Franciscan Fndtn. for the Holy Land, and will do so again now. Are there other Catholic entities that are able to get through with aid for the long-suffering Christians in this area?