giovedì 17 febbraio 2022

Stati Uniti
Research shows original congregations of Sisters of Charity owned slaves

(Dan Stockman, CNS - Crux)
New research from public records and congregation and diocesan archives has found that six congregations of the Sisters of Charity Federation have predecessors who owned slaves. In a Feb. 7 letter to the more than 2,000 sisters whose congregations are members of the Sisters of Charity Federation, federation leaders said the research shows that the two original congregations of Charity sisters in the United States owned slaves before slavery was outlawed in 1865. (...)