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Pakistani state funeral for Catholic nun who made fighting leprosy her life’s work

It is the first time that a Catholic has received this honour in the predominantly Muslim country.

2017.08.11.

Vatican urges solidarity on World Leprosy Day

Those who have good health are called to help those who, still today are the victims of an unjustified social stigma, to live in a dignified way.

2016.01.31.

Blessed Teresa of Calcutta to be canonised

“At the age of 18, Blessed Teresa came here to study English and begin her life as a nun with the Loreto Sisters in Dublin” - Archbishop Eamon Martin.

2015.12.19.

Council of Europe honours Irish missionary nun

Sr Dr Maura Lynch MMM, a doctor-surgeon and obstetrician, recognised for her ground-breaking work with women devastated by obstetric fistula in Africa.

2015.08.11.
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