White Sisters

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1 The Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa was founded by Abp. C. -M. A.- Lavigerie in 1869 to help the White Fathers.

2 The Congregation of the Daughters of the Holy Ghost, called White Sisters from their white habits, was founded in Brittany in 1706. Its chief objects are education and nursing. Largely driven out of France by the legislation of 1902, they established houses in Belgium, England, and the USA, and have missions in Cameroon, Nigeria, and Chile.

Subjects: Christianity.

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