The Nuns Who Bought and Sold Human Beings

Posted on 8/2/2019 12:27:51 PM

“ In a more recent study, Joseph G. Mannard revealed that an eighth order did as well, at least for a time. People formerly enslaved by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth returned with their families to celebrate the religious order’s centennial in 1912.Credit The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Archival Center But Dr. Mannard, a historian at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and other researchers have found that the nuns’ financial needs — and the appeal of unpaid labor — often trumped any reluctance to traffic in humans.”

—“The Nuns Who Bought and Sold Human Beings,”
USA News Hub, August 2, 2019