State funeral for Sr. Ruth Pfau, ‘Pakistan's Mother Teresa’…

Posted August 19, 2017 3:16 pm by Editor

State funeral for Sr. Ruth Pfau, ‘Pakistan's Mother Teresa’…

Pakistan on Saturday laid to rest its famous angel of mercy, German-born Catholic nun Ruth Pfau, credited with eradicating leprosy or Hansen’s disease from Pakistan. The Daughter of the Heart of Mary Sister was accorded full state honours, including a 19-gun salute, for her priceless service. State-run television broadcast live footage of her flag-draped coffin being solemnly carried by Pakistani soldiers in the southern city of Karachi…

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