PAKISTAN: Catholics Mourn the Passing of Sister Alessia, the ‘Mother Teresa of Pakistan’

The Catholic community is mourning the death of Sister Alessia, an Italian-born nun.  “Sister Alessia was the Mother Teresa of Pakistan,” said Fr Khalid Rashid Asi, vicar general of Diocese of Faisalabad, “because she devoted her entire life to the downtrodden and oppressed.  She spent 61 years of her life in mission inPakistan, and she will be especially remembered for her devotion to the disabled.

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