Tag: Loreto Sister Orla Treacy

Mary Ward Health Centre Rumbek

By Karen Fogarty | Date 04.11.2020

I never wanted to be a missionary when I joined Loreto in 1998, or so I thought. In 2004, as the sisters discerned a new mission, I spent some weeks in India meeting…

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Loreto Rumbek Curbing Child Marriage

By Karen Fogarty | Date 05.12.2017

Child and forced marriage remains a widespread practice in South Sudan, rooted in cultural and traditional beliefs, rather than religious, with 52 percent of girls marrying before their 18th birthday. Generally, these marriages are arranged by the families within and across tribes…

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