AMERICA/ARGENTINA - Missionaries of Charity attacked at home, desecrated the tabernacle

Monday, 29 August 2016 violence  


Mar del Plata (Agenzia Fides) - The Missionary Sisters of Charity living in Mar del Plata, were attacked and beaten in their home. Criminals also desecrated the tabernacle of the chapel and managed to steal 50 pesos, all the cash the religious had. According to the news released by the diocese, the crime was committed on the evening of 25 August, and the nuns were intimidated and mistreated, also the robbers ransacked the few goods they had in the house. The nuns founded by Mother Teresa of Calcutta have been in Mar del Plata for 20 years and do business by assisting the terminally ill AIDS patients and carrying out an intense work of human promotion and assistance in the vast neighborhood where their house is situated. (SL) (Agenzia Fides 29/08/2016)