Unnatural deaths of nuns on the rise in India, another nun's body found in well

    19-Feb-2022   
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The numbers of unnatural deaths of nuns have risen in India. Another body of a nun has been found in the well located close to her convent in Eraiyur in the Kallakurichi district of Tamil Nadu. Deaths of nuns due to falling inside wells had also been reported in Kerala convents earlier.
 
Nun death 
 
The catholic nun has been identified as Kausalya Rajendren. She was 25 years old. According to media reports, the nun was a member of the Eastern Province of the Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo, an international religious congregation of Catholic women working in India and abroad.
 
According to the UCA News, India has recorded nearly 20 suspected suicides since 1987 involving novices and sisters serving in Catholic religious communities, mainly in the southern State of Kerala. 
 
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