India blocks Mother Teresa’s charity from receiving foreign funds

India’s government has barred the Missionaries of Charity, the Catholic religious order and philanthropic organisation started by Mother Teresa, from accessing foreign donations for not meeting eligibility conditions under local laws, the federal Home Ministry said.The charity, set up by the Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1950, has its headquarters in the eastern city of Kolkata and works with some of the country’s most poor and destitute people.The group’s application to renew its licence to…

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