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Indian missionary nuns decide to stay in Ukraine to serve displaced families

Sisters Rosela Nuthangi and Ann Frida said they are ready to risk their lives to serve people fleeing the war and the injured

Two Missionaries of Charity nuns from the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram have decided to stay on in the war-torn Ukraine to serve the people amid the full-scale invasion by Russia.

Sisters Rosela Nuthangi and Ann Frida said they are ready to risk their lives to serve people fleeing the war and the injured.

On March 2, Sister Mary Prema, superior general of the congregation in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, established contact with the nuns and asked them to move to a safer place by the road.

However, the two preferred to remain where they were to help people.

Archbishop John Moolachira, president of the North East Regional Bishops’ Council, said he was not surprised that the two nuns are not leaving the country.

“I am proud of them,” said the prelate.

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