Mother Teresa’s Charity in India Regains Access to Foreign Funding After Ban

Elvera Bartels

Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity in 1950.


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NEW DELHI—India’s federal government has restored acceptance for a Christian missionary team founded by the late Mother Teresa to obtain overseas funding, two months after refusing that authorization on Xmas Working day.

India’s Ministry of House Affairs didn’t say what prompted the reversal. It experienced earlier explained that it observed unspecified “adverse inputs” when renewing the Missionaries of Charity’s application and that the team no longer achieved eligibility demands less than the International Contribution Regulation Act.

Registration information on the ministry’s web-site confirmed the charity’s acceptance less than the Act was renewed on Thursday and would continue being legitimate for 5 a long time. The ministry didn’t right away respond to queries on Saturday.

A spokeswoman for the Missionaries of Charity, Sunita Kumar, explained she didn’t know what prompted the preliminary rejection or the subsequent reversal but

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