Sisters of Divine Charity
The Sisters of Divine Charity were founded at Besançon, in 1799, by a Vincentian Sister, and modelled on the Sisters of Mercy of St. Vincent de Paul. The mother house, originally at Naples, was later moved to Rome, and there were filial establishments in Italy, in Malta, and Gozo. The sisters were in charge of schools, orphanages, hospitals, and insane asylums.
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