The FCRA registration of Missionaries of Charity(MoC) was restored on January 7, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has confirmed. This has brought an immense sense of relief to the Catholic community in the country. The congregation, founded by Saint Teresa of Calcutta 71 years ago, is held in high esteem.
The Chief Minister of Odisha State in eastern India, Naveen Patnaik, on Thursday (December 30) directed district collectors to ensure that no shelter or orphanage under Missionaries of Charity (MC) suffers and added that money from the CM's relief fund could be used for aid if needed.
The nuns of Missionaries of Charity are booked for hurting religious sentiments and luring young girls towards Christianity in the Gujarat, in north western India on December 12.
Social Activist claims that the allegation is false and fabricated, denounces tactics to tarnish the names of the nuns and deprive the poorest of the poor to receive care and support.