Saturday, July 23, 2005

Nuns Really Rock

 
Basque news and Information Channel, eitb24, reported:

Every year, thousands of members of PETA , (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), send postcards from all over the world to the Misericordia in Pamplona/Iruña, organizer of the bullfights, protesting against the bull running and bullfights.

The nuns living at the Misericordia take the stamps from the postcards, recycle them and sell them to collectors to finance Catholic missions in the underdeveloped world.
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The funds raised have helped build two water wells, one in Cameroon and one in India.

Read more...

Yep, those are the Catholic nuns. They ROCK.
 

2 Comments:

Blogger shelley said...

I love it!
Your blog is great reading...sent from a Catholic in the Pacific Northwest...
SM

 
7/29/2005 05:14:00 PM  
Blogger Fayrouz said...

Thank you Shelly,

I'm glad you enjoyed this nuns' story.

 
7/30/2005 10:30:00 AM  

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