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Sisters of Divine Charity

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Founded at Besançon, in 1799, by a Vincentian Sister, and modelled on the Sisters of Mercy of St. Vincent de Paul. The motherhouse, originally at Naples, is now in Rome, and there are many filial establishments in Italy, in Malta, and Gozzo. The sisters have charge of educational institutions, orphanages, hospitals, and insane asylums.


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APA citation. Rudge, F.M. (1909). Sisters of Divine Charity. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/05051b.htm

MLA citation. Rudge, F.M. "Sisters of Divine Charity." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 5. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1909. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/05051b.htm>.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. May 1, 1909. Remy Lafort, Censor. Imprimatur. +John M. Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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