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Italian nun killed in Haiti

2022-06-25T22:43:04.657Z

Luisa Dell'Orto, a 65-year-old nun from Lecco, was killed in Haiti, probably for the purpose of robbery, in the capital Port au Prince where she worked. Sister Luisa had been on the island for 20 years. She informs the archdiocese of Milan. (HANDLE)



(ANSA) - ROME, JUN 26 - Luisa Dell'Orto, a 65-year-old nun from Lecco, was killed in Haiti, probably for robbery purposes, in the capital Port au Prince where she worked.

Sister Luisa had been on the island for 20 years.

She reports it to the archdiocese of Milan, and according to reports from the archdiocese of Milan, Sister Luisa was the victim of an armed attack while on a street.

She was badly injured, she was rushed to Bernard Mevs hospital, where she passed away shortly after, two days before turning 65.

In Port-au-Prince where "seurLuisa", as they called her, was an institution, since she was the backbone of Kay Chal, "Casa Carlo", in a very poor suburb of Port-au-Prince, dedicating her life and the mission to the baby slaves.

"Casa Carlo"

it was rebuilt thanks to the funds raised by the Italian Caritas with the lamaxi-colletta of 2010, promoted by the CEI.

When she arrived in Haiti in 2002, the facility already existed.

However, it was the religious native of Lomagna (Lecco) who took care of her reconstruction after the catastrophic earthquake of 2010. SuorLuisa was born in Lomagna (Lecco) on June 27, 1957. After attending the Liceo Scientifico of Lecco, in 1984 she graduated in History and Philosophy.

In the same year she enters the Congregation of the Little Sisters of the Gospel of Lyon.

In 1987 she left for Cameroon: she lived in Salapombe, in a forest, among the Baka Pygmies, until 1990. In the meantime, the Missionary Group was established in Lomagna to support this population.

In 1994 she graduated in Theology in Switzerland.

From 1997 to 2001 she was a missionary in Madagascar,

where he teaches General and Special Ethics to various pastoral activities.

Since 2002 she was a missionary in Haiti.

You have also taught History of Philosophy and Church Social Doctrine and served on the Editorial Board of a local magazine.

(HANDLE).


Source: ansa

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