|AUSTRALIAN FOUNDER OF MISSIONARY BROTHERS OF CHARITY DIES|
Brother Andrew, an Australian who with Mother Teresa of Calcutta founded the Missionary Brothers of Charity, has died of cancer in Melbourne. |
Brother Andrew, the religious name of Ian Travers-Ball, died on Wednesday last week at the house run by the Missionaries of Charity sisters. He was 72.
In accordance with his wishes, news of his death was not published until after his funeral on Friday. The day he died was also the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, for whom he had great devotion, and was the 50th anniversary of the founding of Missionaries of Charity, the women's religious order established by Mother Teresa.
|13 Oct 00|