Former NZ nun forgives men for chopping off brother’s hand

A former Auckland nun watched Muslim militants use an axe to cut off the right hand of her younger brother in India, but says she has forgiven the men.

“We forgive everyone,” Sister Marie Stella Thenganakunnel, 59, who was based at two Auckland schools last year before going to teach in the Cook Islands, told the Asia News newsagency. “We bear no grudge or resentment.”

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