Religion: Little Sisters

A bustling yet other-worldly order are the Roman Catholic Little Sisters of the Poor. Familiar sights in many a U. S. city are the sisters, with their black habits, white starched caps tied under the chin. For sweet charity, to care for the aged poor who are their charges, the Little Sisters patiently make a nuisance of themselves by begging their way through shops, offices, the streets. They have been at it for 100 years, since their founder, Jeanne Jugan, joined with three friends to beg bread for some aged pensioners in the Breton village of St....

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