By: Matters India Reporter | Read the full article here.

Louisville, Kentucky (USA), June 7, 2019: Spalding University, USA, has conferred an honorary doctorate on Indian nun, Sister Teresa Kotturan of Nazareth, at the United Nations for the Sisters of Charity Federation, on June 3.

Sister Teresa, a member of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Kentucky, serves as the main representative for the Sisters of Charity Federation NGO at the UN.

In this role, Sister Teresa’s primary objective is to take to the global stage of the UN, the concerns of the 3,400 members of the Charity Federation and all those with whom and to whom they minister in 28 countries.

She works closely with other NGO representatives and multiple committees to address political, economic, social, and humanitarian policies. Having lived and ministered in many areas of the global south, Sister Teresa brings a concrete understanding of the realities confronting those who live in poverty.

She is committed to raising awareness of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people live in peace and prosperity.

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