Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity seek swift fix after Indian government blocks foreign donations

Published Dec 29 2021 at 12:00 AM GMT
  • Missionaries of Charity house, Calcutta, India.
  • Denver Newsroom, Dec 28, 2021 / 17:00 pm (CNA).
  • Supporters of Mother Teresa"s Missionaries of Charity reacted with surprise and concern to the Indian government's ruling that the organization is now ineligible for foreign donations, but a spokeswoman for the Calcutta-based branch of the organization believes the situation will be remedied without much effect on the missionaries" work.
  • India's Ministry of Home Affairs made a determination on Christmas Day that the Missionaries of Charity no longer met eligibility requirements under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act, the Wall Street Journal reports.
  • 27 announcement, the ministry said that during the renewal of the organization's application, they found 'adverse inputs.' The authorities did not specify what this meant.



  • Published Dec 29, 2021 12:00 AM GMT